Kevin Kolb for Dominique Rogers-Cromartie Picking Up Steam, Gains a Source

Kevin Kolb for Dominique Rogers-Cromartie Picking Up Steam, Gains a Source

With the Eagles obvious need at the corner back position, rumors of a Kevin Kolb for Dominique Rogers-Cromartie trade have been floated for a while now, most seemed to think it originated by a fan doing some wishful thinking. But now somebody with a "source" has finally chimed in.

From the National Football Post:

Mike Jurecki of XTRA 910 in Phoenix reports that Philadelphia Eagles
quarterback Kevin Kolb is the passer the Cardinals are poised to pursue.
Per Jurecki, the Cardinals are prepared to offer cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie “straight up” for Kolb. Jurecki cites a “source” in his report, and the Eagles are believed to be seeking help at cornerback.

Then there's this quote from Kolb yesterday to Howard Eskin who was working the Dan Patrick Show:

“Arizona would be a great place. I’ve obviously envisioned myself there."

PFT adds their thoughts, noting that they believe the Seahawks will make a push for Kolb as well.

But what about a Kolb for DRC deal? It's not outlandish, and obviously fills a need for both teams, while kind of creating a new one for Arizona at corner. Though they did just draft a CB with the fifth pick this year, however, in Patrick Peterson.

As for DRC, he's a very good corner, and would more than fill the Eagles need. He's not Asomugha, but he's probably right around the same level as anybody else on the market. He'd also probably come cheaper, especially if they don't need to rework his contract this year.

Penn falls to hot-shooting George Mason

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Penn falls to hot-shooting George Mason

PHILADELPHIA -- Jalen Jenkins scored 22 points and grabbed six rebounds to help lead George Mason over Penn 79-60 on Saturday.

Jenkins was 9 of 11 from the field and hit all four of his free throws for the Patriots (8-3), who have won seven straight. Marquise Moore added 17 points and led the team with 16 rebounds -- his eighth double-double this season -- along with 10 assists. Otis Livingston II had 13 points.

Jenkins sank two jumpers and a layup and Jaire Grayer hit a 3-pointer as part of a 13-0 run late in the second period that gave the Patriots a 70-55 lead with 3:18 remaining.

George Mason trailed 44-40 early in the second. Livingston and Karmari Newman sank 3-pointers and Moore drained a layup midway that put the Patriots back on top, 55-48, with 10:39 to play.

Matt Howard scored 15 points with seven rebounds for the Quakers (3-5).

La Salle keeps things close, ultimately falls to Georgetown

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La Salle keeps things close, ultimately falls to Georgetown

MIAMI -- L.J. Peak scored 24 points, Rodney Pryor added 19 and Georgetown closed with a flourish to beat La Salle 93-78 on Saturday in the Hoophall Miami Invitational.

It was tied at 67 with 8:44 left, before the Hoyas finished on a 26-11 run.

Jessie Govan scored 19 points and Jagan Mosely had 14 for the Hoyas (6-4), who won their fourth straight. Georgetown shot 53 percent for the game and 58 percent from 3-point range.

Jordan Price scored 23 points for La Salle (4-4), which got 19 more from B.J. Johnson and 10 from Pookie Powell. The Explorers were outscored 36-22 from the line, getting there 10 fewer times than Georgetown.

It was a homecoming for Hoyas reserve center Trey Mourning, whose father Alonzo Mourning is one of two players -- soon to be three, when Shaquille O'Neal gets added to the list this month -- to have his number retired by the Miami Heat.

The younger Mourning wears No. 33, just like his dad did at Georgetown and for the Heat, and used to work at the arena as a Heat ballboy. He got into the game for the final 23.2 seconds, as the Hoyas ran out the clock.