Recent trend not on Seattle's side

Traded skill position players have been falling short; will Winslow's numbers dip?

Originally Published: May 30, 2012
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

NFL trades are funny.

Because of the salary cap, it's hard for teams to find value for high-priced players they are trying to unload. Positions such as running back garner virtually no trade value. Only a desperate team is willing to give up a good draft choice to get a back, and it's hard to move a back who is 27 or older.

What brings this to mind is last week's Kellen Winslow deal. Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Greg Schiano wanted to show that he is control ...

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