Rams trade Marcus Peters to Ravens for Kenny Young
In a surprising and unusual development, a two-time Pro Bowler has been traded from one playoff contender to another. The Rams traded cornerback Marcus Peters to the Ravens. The Ravens are sending second-year linebacker Kenny Young to Los Angeles in the deal, according to Jay Glazer. The move comes as a surprise, as the 26-year-old [more]
Miami acquired Aqib Talib from the Los Angeles Rams, clearing up salary cap space for the reigning NFC champions. The Dolphins received Talib , who is on injured reserve with a rib injury, and a future fifth-round pick for absorbing the .3 million cost. David Samson discussed the trade deadline and
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The Miami Dolphins traded for an outstanding cornerback on Tuesday, landing Aqib Talib in a deal with the Los Angeles Rams. But it's likely that Talib will never play a snap for Miami.
The Dolphins didn't trade for Talib. They really traded for the fifth-round pick that comes in the deal for Talib (they'll almost assuredly give up a later pick but the precise return isn't known yet). The Rams, who have very little cap space, are giving the Dolphins, who have an overwhelming amount of cap space, draft capital so that Miami puts Talib on its payroll.
The Rams, meanwhile, need cap relief to complete Jalen Ramsey's contract extension. The Dolphins are lending a hand - with a price.
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While they acquire Talib, the Dolphins don't get any better in 2019. He is on injured reserve this season, and Miami can chose not to bring him back. In fact, they'd be wise not to. They want to keep losing; Talib, a good player, could mess that up for them. Miami will probably keep him on injured reserve before letting him walk in free agency. At that point, he'll count toward the Dolphins' compensatory pick formula for the 2021 NFL Draft.
Trade: Rams are trading CB Aqib Talib AND a fifth-round pick to Miami for a future pick, per source.
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We've actually seen this style of trade before. It's very common in the NBA, where a tanking team will absorb a contract in exchange for draft compensation. In the NFL,. They took on quarterback Brock Osweiler's unwieldy and undeserved contract in exchange for a second-round pick.
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Aqib Talib has been traded by the Rams to the Dolphins , a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Talib is on IR with fractured ribs. In five games, Talib had two pass deflections and seven tackles, playing in a secondary that had underwhelming results before engaging in a series of trades following Week 6.
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The Rams, meanwhile, are fiddling with their cap space to pay cornerback Ramsey.in exchange for a 2020 first-round pick, a 2021 first-round pick and a 2021 fourth-round pick. The deal was a , and indirectly, the Talib trade counts as a part of the Ramsey deal. The Rams wouldn't have to rid themselves of Talib's contract if not for Ramsey. And so they'd still be in possession of their fifth-round pick. The Ramsey trade has only gotten for the Rams.
L.A. will likely use this cap space to help sign Ramsey. If they don't sign him in 2019, the leftover cap space will roll into 2020 when they are scheduled to have roughly $25 million to spend. So the space they make now will help them finalize a deal, most likely in 2020.
NFL trade tracker: Latest news, player targets, team needs before deadline
Tuesday marks the trade deadline in the NFL, and if the previous few days were any indication, there could be a flurry of deals forthcoming.
Now # Dolphins ' Kenyan Drake appears to be headed out of Miami. Relationships make deals and Flores/Patricia/Quinn certainly have one from One prime candidate to be traded could be veteran cornerback Aqib Talib , who already turned down the chance to be traded last week, according to
Cornerback Aqib Talib has been traded by the Rams to the Dolphins . Talib is on IR with fractured ribs. Talib is the second cornerback the Rams have traded in the past two weeks, after sending Marcus Peters to the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for linebacker Kenny Young and a fifth-round pick.
NFL teams did their wheeling and dealing early this year .
Trent Williams stayed put, as did Josh Norman, Chris Harris Jr. and Le'Veon Bell. Jamal Adams, Melvin Gordon and Patrick Peterson aren't going anywhere, either.The NFL trade deadline was a dud this year but only because teams didn't wait for the cutoff to swap draft picks and established stars, something they'd been doing since August.