NFL trade rumors have been a major component around the league with injuries having impacted teams seven weeks into the season.
Now that the NFL trade deadline is a week away, we’re hearing more rumors pop up around the league’s water cooler. We’re also seeing trades take place.
The Philadelphia Eagles just recently acquired All-Pro safety Kevin Byard in a trade with the Tennessee Titans. Will other NFC contenders in that of the San Francisco 49ers, Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions be compelled to respond?
Bookmark. Do your thing. We will be providing updates on our NFL trade rumors page leading up to the Oct. 31 NFL trade deadline.
Dallas cowboys could be looking to make a splash
Always-active Cowboys owner Jerry Jones just recently indicated that he believes they are legitimate Super Bowl contenders and would like to see them active. “I would really extend to improve our team right now because I think we have a team that’s a contender,” Jones said.
Dallas pulled off blockbuster trades for wide receiver Brandin Cooks and cornerback Stephon Gilmore this past offseason. Jones and Co. are never afraid to improve their team through this avenue. Expect NFL trade rumors to continue pointing in the direction of the ‘Boys making a move.
Las Vegas Raiders trade rumors heating up
While disgruntled wide receiver Davante Adams is unlikely to be moved, the Raiders will continue to field offers for former Pro Bowl wide receiver Hunter Renfrow. He’s taken on a much lesser role under embattled head coach Josh McDaniels after breaking out to the tune of 103 receptions back in 2021. Thus far this season, Renfrow has recorded just eight receptions for 73 yards in seven games. His market seems to be thin.
At 3-4 on the season and coming off a blowout loss to the Chicago Bears, it wouldn’t be a surprise if other Raiders veterans were put on the block. That list includes running back Josh Jacobs, tight end Austin Hooper, defensive tackle John Jenkins, linebacker Robert Spillane and cornerback Marcus Peters.
NFL trade rumors point to Washington Commanders dealing defensive star
At 3-4 on the season and coming off an ugly loss to the New York Giants, the Washington Commanders are in flux. It now looks like the team is willing to listen to pretty much everyone on the roster as things heat up ahead of Oct 31.
Impending free agent edge rusher Chase Young joins position-mate Montez Sweat as two possibilities that could be moved by Washington. We also wouldn’t be surprised if the Commanders’ brass listened to offers on wide receiver Curtis Samuel, left tackle Charles Leno, tight end Logan Thomas, running back Antonio Gibson and cornerback Kendall Fuller. A firesale could be looming here.
Tennessee Titans likely going into fire sale mode
Following the trade of two-time All-Pro safety Kevin Byard, it’s becoming clear that the Titans are going to deal off veteran assets before the trade deadline. The team has finally come to the realization that short-term contention is not the name of the game.
Derrick Henry (running back), DeAndre Hopkins (wide receiver), Chris Hubbard (right tackle), Denico Autry (EDGE), Arden Key (EDGE) and Amani Hooker (safety) are all names to watch here.
San Francisco 49ers expected to be active ahead of NFL trade deadline
Even prior to their Week 7 loss to Minnesota, a report came out from Fox Sports NFL insider Jay Glazer indicating that San Francisco is expected to be among the most active ahead of Oct. 31. Following said loss, pass rush might be a target for general manager John Lynch. San Francisco failed to record a single season of Kirk Cousins.
It’s no surprise that general manager John Lynch is active on the phone. The question here is who the 5-2 team might target. Danielle Hunter (Minnesota Vikings) and Chase Young (Washington Commanders) are two names to watch with NFL trade rumors swirling on this front.
NFL trade rumors: New England Patriots to be sellers
Even after an upset win over the Buffalo Bills, New England sits at 2-5 on the season and is going nowhere fast. According to NFL insider Albert Breer, the Patriots are listening on players ahead of the Oct. 31 NFL trade deadline. Names being bandied about include edge rusher Josh Uche, safety Kyle Dugger and guard Mike Onwenu.
It also wouldn’t be a surprise if running back Ezekiel Elliott and wide receiver Kendrick Bourne were brought up as possibilities moving forward. The idea here would be to acquire draft assets as the Pats rebuild/retool.
Minnesota Vikings trade plans complicated by latest win
Minnesota’s upset win over the 49ers in Week 7 could change the dynamics a bit for the team leading up to Oct. 31. Previously, reports indicated that multiple big-name players could be on the block. That includes NFL’s leading sack getter Danielle Hunter and linebacker Jordan Hicks.
Now boasting a 3-4 record heading into this coming week’s game against the Green Bay Packers, everything could be up in the air. In reality, the outcome of that game could play a role in the decision-making process of general manager Kwesi Adofo-Mensah.
Cleveland Browns NFL trade deadline plans
At a surprising 4-2 on the season, Cleveland is looking to be buyers and sellers ahead of Oct. 31. NFL trade rumors point to the Browns both buying and selling. According to Dianna Russini of The Athletic, the Browns are said to be targeting a wide receiver and an offensive line.
Meanwhile, Cleveland could also look to sell from some of their depth before the deadline passes. There are no specifics on the players who might be available. Kevin Steanski’s squad has the second-most cap room in the NFL at $35 million.
Carolina Panthers asking price in Brian Burns trade
Carolina reportedly turned down an offer of two first-round picks and a second-round pick from the Los Angeles Rams for this star edge rusher before last season’s NFL trade deadline. With Burns now set to hit free agency in March, things are complicated if the Panthers are looking to move the Pro Bowler ahead of Oct. 31.
Charles Robinson of Yahoo! Sports reports that Carolina can expect offers of much less for Burns while the market for his services might be limited due to the fact that any acquiring team would have to agree to a contract extension to make it worth their while.
New York Jets shopping two veterans ahead of NFL trade deadline
New York still has playoff hopes after some solid recent play. But that is not stopping general manager Joe Douglas from shopping players who have not had much of an impact this season. According to The Athletic’s Dianna Russini, that includes running back Dalvin Cook and edge rusher Carl Lawson.
Denver Broncos open for business ahead of NFL trade deadline
At 2-5 on the season and pretty much playing out the string, Denver has no real use to hang on to veteran players at this stage. Sure, it’s disappointing for first-year head coach Sean Payton. But he’s making his mark on the roster. That included dealing away high-priced 2022 free agent signing Randy Gregory to the San Francisco 49ers ahead of Week 5.
We’re now hearing more on this courtesy of Dianna Russini of The Athletic. Per her report, Denver is not looking to deal star offensive players, including wide receivers Jerry Jeudy and Courtland Sutton. Defense is where other teams could add. That includes linebacker Josey Jewell as well as defensive backs Kareem Jackson and Justin Simmons. Though, it wouldn’t be a surprise if one of Courtland Sutton or Jerry Jeudy were moved, too.
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