Report: Eagles working to acquire CB Slay from Lions

Darius Slay, whose name has been involved in trade discussions dating back to last season, finally might be on the move.ESPN’s Josina Anderson reported Wednesday night that the Philadelphia Eagles were to attempting to acquire the 29-year-old cornerback from the Detroit Lions. The Eagles and Slay were in discussions regarding a three-year contract extension, per Anderson.Slay is entering the final year of a four-year, $48.15 million contract. He is due to make $10.47 million in 2020 with a $13.37 million salary-cap hit.The Lions appeared to fill Slay’s position earlier Wednesday when they agreed to a two-year, $21 million deal with cornerback Desmond Trufant, multiple media outlets reported.Trufant, who reportedly will get $14 million guaranteed, had been cut by the Atlanta Falcons earlier in the day.After news of the Trufant deal broke, Slay congratulated his fellow cornerback on Twitter, then added, “Hope that speeds up my trade process!!”

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