15 NFL trade deadline ideas
Where Dwayne Bowe, Tim Tebow, Felix Jones and others could end up
You wanna get nuts? Let's get nuts!
Pardon the Bruce Wayne, but the only way to get fired up for the NFL trade deadline -- Thursday at 4 p.m. sharp! -- is to feign your passion. That's because year after year, it doesn't offer much in the way of actual player movement. And that's no surprise.
For one, trades in the NFL are the ultimate example of lemon economics -- the fact something is even for sale diminishes its value (I laid this out in another trade column). Secondly, scheme is a problem. Deal for a player midseason and you're looking at delayed gratification as that player works through an adjustment to the system. The backup who is familiar with the system is as good as the star who doesn't know it.
Below are some deals that make plenty of sense, others that are a bit more on the farfetched side and the requisite Tim Tebow trade requirement to fulfill all the mandated Tebow quotas.
Not that nuts
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