Joel Corry of CBS Sports offers some trades that teams should consider if they took move of a MLB/NBA approach towards the trade deadline.
- Lions trade WR Calvin Johnson to the Panthers for a conditional 2016 second-round pick.
- Ravens trade G Kelechi Osemele to the Seahawks for a 2016 fourth-round pick.
- Bears trade RB Matt Forte to the Broncos for RB C.J. Anderson and a 2016 fifth-round pick.
- Browns trade C Alex Mack to the Colts for a 2016 fourth-round pick.
- Chiefs trade DE/OLB Tamba Hali to the Giants for a 2016 sixth-round pick.
- Chiefs trade CB Sean Smith and a 2016 seventh-round pick to the Patriots for a 2016 fourth-round pick.
- Patriots trade ILB Jerod Mayo to the Packers for a conditional 2016 seventh-round pick.
Corry provides a detailed breakdown for all the proposed deals that are worth reading, so I recommend heading over to CBS Sports.
- ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that some other names that have come up in trade talks in recent weeks include: Browns OLB Paul Kruger, Eagles DE/OLB Vinny Curry, and Rams TE Jared Cook.
- Adam Caplan reports that Bears ILB Shea McClellin (knee-doubtful) has an MCL sprain in area of grade-2, which explains why he hasn’t practiced.
- Jason La Canfora believes the Lions should consider trading veteran DT Haloti Ngata if they can find anyone willing to take his salary of their hands.