trade Shaun Rogers to the Bengals
The Detroit Lions are trading
defensive tackle Shaun Rogers to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Detroit Lions traded defensive tackle Shaun Rogers to the
Cincinnati Bengals for third- and fifth-round selections in the
upcoming NFL draft. The trade initially started as a rumor, but
was later confirmed Cincinnati by a member of the Bengals'
organization. Shaun Rogers trade comes as a shock to many, but
reports for a possible trade of the massive 340-pound DT started
appearing as soon as the regular season ended.
Offers for Rogers, whose 66 yard
interception return for a touchdown against the Broncos (44-7)
is forever burned into Detroit fans' memory, came from the Jets,
Broncos and Jaguars. Shaun Rogers has $16.5 million in base
salaries remaining on the final three years of his contract with
the Detroit Lions.