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Trade-Deadline Silence Likely to Continue

WR Roy Williams (Tom Pennington/Getty)

A few minor deals might crop up before Tuesday's trade deadline, but the NFL just doesn't execute the blockbuster exchanges popular in the other major professional sports.

In a league at least partly governed by the various critical calendar dates established by NFL officials, one of the least meaningful of the cutoffs comes Tuesday, with the arrival of the NFL's trade deadline. If history is any indication, 4 p.m. ET will come and go Tuesday with very little, maybe even zero, trade action. Certainly, the recent past hasn't featured too many deadline swaps of... Recommended Stories