The Philadelphia Eagles are searching for an upgrade at receiver this offseason but apparently felt the price to acquire one of the league's best was too high.
Philadelphia spoke to the Houston Texans at some point regarding a potential trade for DeAndre Hopkins but decided the compensation and eventual new contract for the star pass-catcher wasn't worth it, ESPN's Adam Schefter said on 97.5 The Fanatic on Wednesday.
It's unclear when the two sides discussed a deal.
Many were shocked that one of the league's premier receivers didn't net more assets in return, but it appears some teams didn't want to sign him to an extension afterward.
The Eagles' receiving corps struggled with injuries and inconsistency throughout 2019. While the team has yet to sign a receiver in free agency, Howie Roseman and Co. are likely to target a few prospects in a deep wideout draft class this April, Schefter added.