The countdown to kickoff of the 2018 NFL season is now about a week away. All football fans are rejoicing as we all get to forget about the problems in the world to enjoy a sport we love. The first week of the NFL is like a week-long holiday for NFL fans (really it’s a six-month-long holiday). It is the fourth and final week of exhibition games, and teams will need to start making roster moves to trim their rosters how they see fit. The date that is marked on all of the team’s calendars is September 1.
September 1 is the day all NFL teams must slash their rosters to reach 53 players on their active roster. Each team is also allowed to add up to 10 players to their practice squad. This isn’t an easy day as teams will have to break bad news to some players and to some this could be their last chance to make the NFL. It also could be a positive day for some, guys who worked their whole lives to achieve their dream, make it a reality.
Over Labor Day weekend there will be plenty of moves made, some of them coming via trade. Some teams may not feel comfortable at certain spots on their roster and may look at players available through trade. Literally right as I’m writing this, the New Orleans Saints traded for Teddy Bridgewater. Of course, Bridgewater will become Drew Brees‘ backup, but it shows the Saints aren’t too confident in their current guys behind Brees.
The Denver Broncos could be one of the few teams that could be looking to make some noise in the trade department this weekend. There are a few positions that Broncos could benefit trading for, helping fill out their 53-man roster.
Here are a few realistic trade scenarios that Broncos could make before the September 1 deadline.
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