Agree or not? That’s what all 32 of the NFL teams asked themselves on Tuesday afternoon. Clubs had until 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday to make any deals they deemed worthy of either pushing them to the top in a potential Super Bowl game this season or — on the other side of the coin — charging expendable players for assets to help them in the coming seasons.
Now that the deadline has come and gone, a total of 10 trades dropped on Tuesday (you can see Score them here). Among them: TJ Hockenson No. 8 was formerly shipped from The Lions to the Vikings, Dolphins went all out to grab Broncos Pro-Bowl pass rusher Bradley Chubb, and the Steelers took up wide receiver Chase Claypool to the Bears while adding a secondary assist with William Jackson. Even a player who was suspended for the rest of the season – Calvin Ridley – got a deal, moving from the Falcons to Jaguar.
Even before Tuesday’s deadline, we saw massive success across the league, including Christian McCaffrey’s landing with the San Francisco 49ers. That deal really started paying the Niners dividend after McCaffrey. He lunged, got caught and passed to land Sunday’s victory over the rams.
It’s this kind of effect that teams hope to inject into their roster to give them a long-term boost.
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