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The NFL never used to be known for player trades. Over recent years, though, player trades have become increasingly more common. Even still, this was a tough assignment to figure out the right angle for.
Most sports fans think of trades in the days leading up to the league trading deadlines. That rule doesn’t hold true for the NFL. In the NFL most trades seem to take place in the run-up to the draft as well as on draft day itself.
Whether anyone realizes it or not, training camp trades aren’t unheard of or even uncommon. The thing with those trades is that usually it involves a team trying to patch a hole caused by an unfortunate injury, similar to the trade the Eagles made for offensive tackle Ryan Harris.
In looking at the Philadelphia roster there is only one name that has any likelihood at all of being dealt. That would be backup quarterback Mike Kafka.
Before you run to the comments to call me an idiot, understand that I don’t believe Kafka is l...