Another trade deadline day for American football teams in the National Football League (NFL) has produced interesting player and pick transfers.
The clock is now shut for any trade to come through in the National Football League (NFL).
After nine NFL weeks, or halfway through the entire regular season, professional American football franchises should have an idea of how their teams would approach the remaining games. Some have figured out earlier what changes they need. Meanwhile, others made changes when the window to do so was critically running out.
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— SB Nation (@SBNation) October 30, 2018
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— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 30, 2018
With the NFL rosters now locked, avid NFL fans, analysts, and even bettors have an informed idea on how each team will fare weeks later in the league. Here are some of the biggest transactions made in the trade deadline day that bettors need to incorporate on their wagering decisions.
Golden Tate to the Eagles
— Golden Tate (@ShowtimeTate) October 30, 2018
By sending a third-round pick to the Detroit Lions (3-4-0), the Philadelphia Eagles (4-4-0) received in 30-year-old Golden Tate a wide receiver capable of running deep from a catch. Analysts called this a much-needed move for the Pennsylvania-based club, who needed to provide its stellar quarterback Carson Wentz with competent runners he lacked.
Dante Fowler to the Rams
So thankful for this opportunity ❗️🎸🤟🏾😈 https://t.co/hRwrME52DU
— Dante fowler (@dantefowler) October 30, 2018
It seems the undefeated Los Angeles Rams (8-0-0) wants to go all in this season by beefing up their already effective defensive unit with defensive end Dante Fowler Jr. Analysts have pointed out that the trade was more focused for Ram’s postseason chances this year than the next, given that the Fowler trade was in exchange for, among others, a third-round pick to the Jacksonville Jaguars (3-5-0).
Demaryius Thomas to the Texans
The #Texans have acquired WR Demaryius Thomas from the Denver Broncos, pending a physical.
— Houston Texans (@HoustonTexans) October 30, 2018
The Houston Texans (5-3-0) desperately needed a replacement for wide receiver Will Fuller, who suffered an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury in Week 8. Meanwhile, the Denver Broncos (3-5-0) wanted to get rid of wage-heavy Demaryius Thomas. As a result, the Texans sent fourth-round and seventh-round picks to the Broncos for the much wanted—and at the same time, unwanted—Thomas.