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Matt Barkley traded to Arizona Cardinals

Matt Barkley traded to Arizona Cardinals

The Philadelphia Eagles have agreed to trade former USC quarterback Matt Barkley to the Arizona Cardinals. The news was first reported in a tweet by Fox Sports' Jay Glazer.

ESPN's Adam Schefter confirmed the trade was for a conditional seventh-round draft pick in 2016 that would become a sixth-round selection if Barkley is on the Cardinals' roster for six or more games.

The move by the Eagles would appear to open the door for Tim Tebow to make the team. He had been battling with Barkley for the third quarterback spot behind Sam Bradford and Mark Sanchez.

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