While a group of six NFL personnel executives downplayed the likelihood of any significant trades before the Tuesday deadline at 4 p.m., all of them agreed that one standout wide receiver stood out as the strongest possibility.
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks.
“If you look at the whole situation, it makes sense,” an NFC general manager said. “(Giants General Manager) Jerry (Reese) is really good at finding receivers, they’ve already paid (fellow wide receiver Victor) Cruz, they have (second-year receiver Rueben) Randle and they have other players to worry about signing. It’s not really their style to trade during the season, but 1-6 is 1-6.”
Here’s a look at the top 10 players who could be in play:
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