2022 NFL trade deadline: JJ Watt, Jerry Jeudy among 10 players to be dealt by Nov. 1

The NFL trade deadline is Tuesday at 4pm ET. Christian McCaffrey, James Robinson, Robert Quinn and Kadarius Toney are some of the notable names which have already been moved, but deadlines spur action. Who should be moved before the window closes? Here are 10 players who need a change of scenery:

Barring a renegotiated contract, it’s hard to imagine Cooks being moved before the deadline. His big hits over the next two years are insanely high for a 29-year-old wide receiver. He is a productive player and the perfect candidate for a team looking for a veteran addition at the position. In eight seasons, he has had at least 42 receptions and is averaging 73 receptions per season. In six games this season, Cooks has 28 receptions for 281 yards and one touchdown.

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There were murmurs that Gesicki might not be the right fit for what new head coach Mike McDaniel wanted to do on offense shortly after the latter took over. Those rumblings still exist, and that’s why fans hear Gesicki’s name being thrown around in the media. In seven games, he has amassed 18 receptions for 197 yards and three touchdowns. The Penn State product is on pace for the fewest receptions he’s recorded since his rookie season, but is in line to be in the end zone more than any other season. Miami could try to move Gesicki to a team in the market to fill a more dominant pass-catching role.

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Cleveland is unlikely to reach the postseason after showing an inability to close games early in 2022. Hunt is a free agent this offseason, and it’s essentially a foregone conclusion that the Browns won’t look to meet his demands as a backup. Nick Chubb. The team has 2022 fifth-round pick Jerome Ford, 2021 sixth-round pick Demetric Felton Jr. and last year’s favorite D’Ernest Johnson waiting in the wings.

In terms of efficiency, Hunt’s numbers are down this season, and yet he still managed four touchdowns. The quarterback missed eight games last season; the only games he has missed since serving his suspension in 2019. Since the end of the 2018 season, he has amassed 385 carries, nearly equivalent to Derrick Henry’s 2020 season.

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Ioannidis has been one of the most underrated players throughout his career. The 28-year-old recorded 4.5 sacks or more in three of his first four seasons. Ioannidis was another Temple product that former head coach Matt Rule brought together and is playing out the final year of his contract with the organization. As the Panthers look to the future, it would make sense for them to move on from Ioannidis if the price is right. The league has a dearth of quality inside linebackers, so there should be a market for the veteran.

Wide receiver Terrace Marshall Jr. can also be hit.

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Once a prized free agent, Jackson wasn’t a good fit for what Washington wanted to do on defense. The 30-year-old essentially has one more year left on his $13.8 million cap hit deal, which is likely why it’s taken him so long to find a suitable match. A report surfaced stating that the cornerback was looking for a deal, but he publicly denied that report. He’s a name to be aware of as teams explore cornerback options.

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Jeudy is having his best season since joining the Broncos, but it comes during the offensive slump of 2022. He is tied for the sixth most sacks (4) in the NFL this season. The former No. 15 overall pick has two full years remaining on his rookie contract. A team will be interested in Jeudy because of the potential and reasonable financial control. But is Denver motivated to move him?

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New York likely received several calls about the potential availability of sophomore wide receiver Elijah Moore before declaring him unavailable. After years of empowering players, some organizations have learned that they have leverage and it’s not always in the team’s best interest to move on from the player. Moore has been productive and his contract is very attractive each of the next two years compared to the growing wide receiver market.

The idea of ​​moving on from Mims could be mutually beneficial considering he has just nine receptions since making 23 catches for 357 yards as a rookie. The former second-round pick might not bring much value in return, but that might be more of a reason to move him now while he has value. New York has already invested a large percentage of its reps in Garrett Wilson, Corey Davis and Moore.

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The 29-year-old is in the final year of his contract. He’s been effective since joining the team as a fourth-round pick in 2016, but his value might be higher elsewhere than on a 2-5 Saints team. On the other hand, New Orleans is still competing in the mediocre NFC South. Would it be worth it to keep Onyemata competing for the division knowing he has no hope of winning a Super Bowl? The Saints now face that decision for Onyemata and others such as wide receiver Jarvis Landry.

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Payne is in the final year of his rookie contract, so he should be a free agent after the season. Washington has some big decisions coming up on its defensive line. Defensive end Jonathan Allen has already received a big contract extension, edge rusher Montez Sweet should be here soon, and edge rusher Chase Young isn’t far behind. Two draft picks were spent on the interior defensive line as part of the 2022 class. In some ways, it looked like the franchise was planning for the inevitable move on from Payne, who at 25 is a solid player and a valuable commodity on the trade market.

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Watt is in the final year of his contract with Arizona. Like the Saints, the Cardinals are in the NFC West race, so they may not be motivated to make it. However, it would be fun to see him play for a top contender like Kansas City before his career is over. The Wisconsin product has 2.5 sacks this season.

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