With the NFL trade deadline approaching Tuesday afternoon, time is running short for teams to use a powerful tool for improving their short- and long-term outlooks.
The Jacksonville Jaguars could fashion themselves as a quarterback away from challenging the AFC’s elite. Could they pry an established starter from a team that might be willing to hit the reset button? Speaking of the AFC’s elite, what surprises might the ever-active New England Patriots have up their sleeve? Elsewhere, what about Jarvis Landry, a talented young wideout whose current team hasn’t seemed particularly motivated to reward him with a lucrative long-term deal?
That is where we begin this look at trades that should happen — or at least cross the mind — before the deadline.