Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 5/14/12
Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images 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...
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Odell Beckham Jr. is not intimidated of Darrelle Revis

Chargers say Seahawks DE took cheap shot at Philip Rivers

Rex Ryan jabs Jets for passing on Martavis Bryant?

Jay Gruden backing down from support of RG3 as starter

Ukwuachu rape victim hires firm that prosecuted Winston

Leo Santa Cruz tops Abner Mares in slugfest

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

WATCH: Beckham makes great grab over Revis

SEC commissioner wrote classy note to injured Arkansas RB

John Daly taken to hospital after collapsing on course

Rex Ryan keeping Bills' starting quarterback a secret

Braves fan dies after falling from upper deck

Randall Cobb suffers shoulder injury vs. Eagles

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Every NBA division's most interesting rookie for 2015-16

Fantasy football round-by-round draft strategy

Ronda Rousey's Carl’s Jr. ad

The WWE Divas Revolution is getting ugly

The NFL’s season kickoff isn’t going as planned, but plans don’t matter in the NFL

The Opening Drive: What happened to all the great Michigan tailbacks?

The 1980s Lakers represent the NBA’s ultimate creation story

The Orioles’ frustrating season

Five greatest NBA players of all-time

Finding signs of life for the Red Sox

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker