The trade market is likely to be quite active this year.
A 48-game season could lead to several unexpected teams contending for playoff spots as well as a number of teams that may disappoint.
As the April 3 trade deadline approaches, teams will make moves to improve their overall play and cover up weaknesses.
Contract status will be a major factor. Teams will be ready to move free agents, and other players that have big cap hits in future years may also be available.
Here's a look at six players who are likely to be traded this season.