With Week 4 of the NFL season now all but in the books, the trade deadline is fast approaching. If the Philadelphia Eagles have been doing their homework, they will have studied players on other rosters who they might be willing to trade for.
Trading can be risky business. However, if the Eagles are truly in win-now mode, it may be necessary to plug any remaining holes via trade as the team make their best run in 2012.
The Eagles' most dire needs right now are along the offensive line. It would obviously be ideal to trade for an All-Pro like Cleveland Browns left tackle Joe Thomas, but realistically speaking, the team will likely only be able to acquire a serviceable player.
Here are three players the Eagles may pursue at the trade deadline.