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Hyperbole time... the Hopkins trade is not the worst NFL trade ever, the worst is...

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by Scout, Mar 17, 2020.

  1. Scout

    Scout Well-Known Member

    Atlanta trades the 19th overall pick for Brett Favre.
  2. Chef2

    Chef2 Well-Known Member

  3. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member


    FOR ...

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  4. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    I think it depends on whether you're taking context into account or not. Like, the various superstar "trade me or else" transactions are usually bad, but the teams often don't have a ton of leverage. Worse to me are when teams aren't feeling pressure and make a stupid move. The Mookie Betts trade was pretty awful to me, but it'll be "moot" in a way depending on what the fallout from the corona virus is. (Which the Red Sox didn't know about when they made the trade, but whatever; we don't tend to remember awful trades that one side got bailed out from via injury.)

    To reach back into Red Sox history - Jeff Bagwell for Larry Anderson was awful, and pretty indefensible. Complete panic trade.
  5. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

  6. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    Atlanta got the 19th overall pick for Favre, who was a second-rounder and well on his way to being a drunken washout if the Falcons hadn't traded him.
  7. JC

    JC Well-Known Member

    Someone said the Trent Richardson trade was the best trade of all time......for the Colts.
  8. ChrisLong

    ChrisLong Well-Known Member

    Pedro for Delino
  9. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    The Carolina Panthers handing Washington two first-round picks for the right to sign the immortal Sean Gilbert.
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  10. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Weren't they a bit unsure about Bagwell and Anderson ended up doing pretty much exactly what they hoped he would do from the moment they dealt for him? It certainly wasn't a good trade, but hindsight really seems to make that one worse than it was at the time.
  11. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    When did Kareem and Bagwell play in the NFL?
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  12. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Kareem backed up Vince Ferragamo.

    Didn't Bagwell spell Warren Moon ... or did he help when Dan Pastorini went down?
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