Profootballtalk.com reported yesterday that there’s a viable chance that Panther RB DeAngelo Williams is traded ahead of today’s deadline, but with no deal as of now, it will be the biggest rumored deal leading up to the final minute, as there are no other reported deadline-deals being consummated.
Titans tight end Jared Cook is unlikely to be traded today, despite his public request for one, and QB Matt Hasselbeck admits the Titans need to get Cook more involved in the offense.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported yesterday that a trade of Jets backup QB Tim Tebow isn’t goning to happen.
There’s a report out that the Houston Texans “forced” All-Pro defensive end Mario Williams into free agency last season, because G.M. Rick Smith decided they didn’t need him.
In light of today’s trading deadline, the national Football Post did a breakdown of the most likely candidates to get moved today, including Buccaneers RB LeGarrette Blount, who ESPN’s John Clayton reports could be had for just a seventh-round draft pick.
Pro Bowl receiver Steve Smith isn’t buying into the trade rumors, and stated yesterday that he intends to retire a Panther.