With the NFL's trade deadline just hours away, executives around the league are scrambling to make one last deal that will help their franchise in the short or long term. Teams who have fallen out of serious contention already may try to unload some dead weight, while those vying for playoff position will try to add at spots where they have need.
The NFL deadline is not a bonanza on par with Major League Baseball's deadline, but it usually yields a minor deal or two as teams re-shuffle for the season's second half.
With so many teams left in the hunt this year, there are holes to fill on a dozen or more playoff contenders. Five such teams, though, could really use a boost at one or more positions to make a deep playoff run realistic.