Less than a month from now (October 18), the NFL trade deadline will pass. Although in-season NFL trades rarely have the type of excitement and intrigue that is common in the NBA or Major League Baseball, there have been several that made a major impact on the season—Eric Dickerson to the Colts in 1987, for example.
As of now, there doesn’t seem to be one type of game-changing move out there. There don’t seem to be too many superstars angry over their contracts, at least not enough to demand a move.
However, that doesn’t mean every team will stay put in the days leading up to the deadline.
Several teams—contenders looking to upgrade at a key position, bottom feeders looking to invest in the future or clubs simply hoping to unload a big contract—will inquire about available talent.
Here are 10 players for whom general managers are likely to burn up the phone lines.