The NFL trade deadline is just around the corner, and with only hours remaining, teams are scrambling to negotiate potential blockbuster deals. One major trade that has already taken place involves the New York Giants sending Leonard Williams to the Seattle Seahawks. However, there are still other notable names being discussed, including the Giants' star running back Saquon Barkley, Denver Broncos receiver Jerry Jeudy, and even New Orleans Saints quarterback Jameis Winston.
Despite the Giants' struggles this season, reports indicate that Saquon Barkley is generating interest from other teams. However, the Giants' general manager has stated that the face of the franchise is not on the trading block. Barkley, who missed some games due to injury, has yet to receive a long-term extension and may still prove to be a valuable asset for the Giants.
The Denver Broncos, currently last in the AFC West, could potentially be sellers at the trade deadline. Rumors suggest that they have received a good offer for wide receiver Jerry Jeudy. Although Jeudy recently scored his first touchdown of the season, the team may be willing to move on from the former Alabama star.
The New York Jets, in need of offensive line help, have reportedly been unsuccessful in their attempts to acquire additional linemen. With several injuries to their offensive line, the Jets hope to address this weakness before their upcoming game against the Los Angeles Chargers.
Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins had an impressive performance on Sunday, but trade rumors have swirled around him. Hopkins has remained tight-lipped about his future with the Tennessee Titans, stating that he is focused on doing his job. Although teams have inquired about Hopkins, it would take an exceptional offer to pry him away from the Titans.
With the Minnesota Vikings losing starting quarterback Kirk Cousins to a season-ending injury, they may be in the market for a replacement. Potential options include Jameis Winston, Jacoby Brissett, and Ryan Tannehill. The Vikings could look to retool in order to maintain their playoff aspirations, especially with standout receiver Justin Jefferson on their roster.
As the NFL trade deadline rapidly approaches, fans and front offices eagerly await to see if any more major deals will transpire. Stay tuned as the deadline draws near.