Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/3/12
So the NFL’s trade deadline has come and gone. Did you even notice? Do you even care? I’m guessing that the answer to both of those questions is no. There have been a total of two trades since this regular season started. Both of those trades occurred this week. One involved a wide receiver, Mike Thomas being sent from Jacksonville to Detroit to be the fourth wide receiver on the Lions. Jacksonville received an undisclosed draft pick in the deal. The other trade sent suspended cornerback Aqib Talib and a seventh round pick to New England in exchange for a fourth round pick. Riveting stuff no? Unfortunately this lack of trade activity is fairly common in the NFL. You just don’t see the blockbuster trades like you do in other leagues. Every once in a while, though, a trade does happen that changes the fortunes of a team. One such trade happened in 2010 when the Seahawks went out and grabbed Marshawn Lynch from the Buffalo Bills. Marshawn came in and immediately started for the Seahawks.
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