NFL Trade Deadline Approaches: Who Should Go?

Mark GoodmanContributor IOctober 14, 2009

CLEVELAND - OCTOBER 04:  Brady Quinn #10 of the Cleveland Browns looks on against the Cincinnati Bengals during their game at Cleveland Browns Stadium on October 4, 2009 in Cleveland, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Browns 23-20 in overtime.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

It is finally here. The 2009 trade deadline could be one of the most active we have seen in years. Who is at risk? 

Brady Quinn

Being benched in favor of Derek Anderson has probably hurt his value more than his poor performance.  There seems to be a stigma that comes with losing your job, more so than doing a poor job. 

Not to mention, his home is up for sale—not a good sign for Quinn fans in Cleveland.

Where will he land?

Carolina—Jake Delhomme has seen better days. Quinn could be a nice fit in Carolina where he wouldn't be the focus of the run first offense.

Washington—Jason Campbell is struggling this season and Dan Snyder isn't exactly known to be a patient owner. He might want to trade Jim Zorn while he is at it.

Oakland—JaMarcus Russell is awful, he is lazy, and he could turn out to be the next Ryan Leaf.  Al Davis seems to enjoy having ex-Browns quarterbacks on the team since both Charlie Frye and Bruce Gradkowski are on the Raiders.

St. Louis—The worst team in the NFL could use a change anywhere. Bulger and Boller aren't getting the job done. Not to mention if Rush Limbaugh buys the team, what better conservative QB to have than Quinn (spoke at a John McCain rally in Ohio).

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Jacksonville—A team on the brink of moving to a new city could use someone new at QB.  Garrard and Quinn may not be the long term answer, but this franchise needs to do something to get more than 45 people in the stands.

Terrell Owens

Having Trent Edwards at quarterback hasn't led to much more than a complete career collapse for Mr. Get Your Popcorn Ready. Owens doesn't perform well when a team is doing poorly, let alone when they are one of the worst teams in the league.

Where Will He Land?

Miami—A team that still has potential to win their Division could use a receiving threat to take some pressure off of Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams. 

San Diego—The Chargers are on the cusp of being contenders in a season where many experts picked them to go to the Super Bowl. Rivers would become a very dangerous man with Owens, Jackson, and Gates to spread the coverage.

Kerry Collins 

Pulled in favor of Vince Young, Collins is a veteran with the ability to manage a team in need.

Where Will He Land?

JacksonvilleGarrard needs a back-up other than Luke McCown. 

Buffalo—Could be thrown into the mix to give the offense some type of new energy.  Anything more than three points against the Browns would be nice.

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