Report: Redskins' trade for Brown tied to McNabb deal

The Washington Redskins’ trade for offensive tackle will be tied to the blockbuster deal the team made earlier this offseason for quarterback Donovan McNabb, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.

The Redskins are scheduled to send a third- or fourth-round draft pick in 2011 to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for McNabb. If the Redskins win nine games or reach the playoffs or McNabb is chosen to play in the Pro Bowl, Washington will ship a third rounder to the Eagles. Otherwise, the Eagles will receive a fourth rounder from Washington.

With that in mind, Schefter reports that the Saints will receive a fourth-round draft pick in 2011 for Brown if the Redskins’ third-round pick heads to the Eagles. If the Redskins deal their fourth-round pick to Philly, the Saints will gain a third rounder in exchange for Brown.

Per the report, the Redskins will receive a pick from the Saints too. If the Saints get a fourth rounder for Brown, Washington will receive a sixth- or seventh-round pick from New Orleans. If the Saints acquire a third rounder for Brown, the Redskins will pick up New Orleans’ fifth-round pick. The trade also includes a conditional sixth-round pick in 2012 that the Saints will receive if Brown plays in 90 percent of the snaps or is voted to the Pro Bowl.

The Brown trade is contingent on him passing a physical.

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