It looks as though there’ll be some solid talent on the trading block this NFL season.
Plenty of teams are struggling going into Week 8, so it’s not surprising there are more trade rumors than usual ahead of Tuesday’s deadline. And among them are some key players on the Cleveland Browns, New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys.
First on the list is cornerback Joe Haden, who the 0-7 Browns reportedly are looking to deal, NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport reported Sunday. Haden played just five games last season because of concussion injuries, but he was a Pro Bowler in 2013 and 2014. The 27-year-old missed three games this season, too, but has two interceptions in four games.
The Jets could trade Sheldon Richardson, per Rapoport, as they’ve seemed to be moving on from their 2013 first-round pick. Richardson can play linebacker, defensive end and defensive tackle, but he comes with some off-field issues. The 25-year-old was suspended four games in 2014 for violating the league’s substance abuse policy for marijuana and was suspended one game last season after being arrested for fleeing from cops at 143 mph.
It sounds as though the name least likely to move, however, is Cowboys running back Darren McFadden. The ‘Boys can afford to move him thanks to breakout star Ezekiel Elliott, but Rapoport reported Dallas is looking for a big haul for McFadden, who still is on the non-football injury list after fracturing his elbow in the offseason.
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