The NFL is not known for outlandish trades. Superstar trades are usually more reserved for the NBA and MLB. But over time, there have been many well-known names that have been moved in the NFL. Often times, the players are moved for draft picks as everyone is always trying to get younger in a league that is filled with injuries.When trading someone like Steve Young, Jerome Bettis, or Randy Moss you better know what you're doing. Extra draft picks may not be worth the risk of losing a future Hall of Fame player. On the flip side, trading all your draft picks to move up in the Draft to select what you think is a sure thing can also be a drastic mistake. Everyone remembers the Chargers moving up to grab Ryan Leaf with the second overall pick, but the Chargers aren't the only team to make that mistake. Here is a list of the 15 worst trades in NFL history. Vote up which ones you think teams regret the most.
worried about Favre's drinking at the time. Unfortunetely for Falcons fans, Favre spent 16 miraculaous seaons in Green Bay and became one of the all-time great quarterbacks in NFL history.
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San Diego Chargers traded two first-round picks, a second-round pick, Eric Metcalf, and Patrick Sapp to the Arizona Cardinals for the second overall pick in the draft. With the second pick, the Chargers drafted Ryan Leaf and immediately regretted it. Leaf struggled on and off the field and to say he didn't live up to expectations would be a huge understatement. Leaf lasted only two years in San Diego and was out of the NFL entirely after three years.
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