Donovan McNabb Rumors Pick Up Steam, Trade To Vikings Held Up By Finances, According To Report

Donovan McNabb rumors have picked up steam on Tuesday afternoon. The latest report suggests the Redskins and Vikings have the parameters of a trade in place to send McNabb to Minnesota, but the deal is being held up because of financial problems. This is according to Jason La Canfora of NFL Network.

As ESPN's Adam Schefter reported, the Vikings will not agree to a trade unless McNabb's contract is restructured. McNabb and the Redskins agreed to a contract extension last summer that will guarantee McNabb his salary next season after a certain date. Had the Redskins cut him, it would mean no financial penalty beyond what has already been paid. But because the Redskins might trade him, that doesn't apply. The Redskins, Vikings and McNabb himself must now agree to restructure the deal.

If McNabb doesn't go to the Vikings, teams like Tennessee, Cincinnati and Arizona are possibilities. But it looks like Minnesota is the first choice.

For more on NFL free agency, visit our StoryStream listing key 2011 NFL free agents the Redskins could target. Also, be sure to check out SB Nation's Redskins blog Hogs Haven.

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