Published: October 19th, 2011 | Tags: First and 10, Al Davis, Carson Palmer, Charles Davis, Christian Ponder, Cincinnati Bengals, Dallas Cowboys, Dave Dameshek, Donovan McNabb, Jimmy Graham, LeBron James, Leslie Frazier, Michael Lombardi, Mike Munchak, Minnesota Vikings, New England Patriots, Oakland Raiders, Tennessee Titans, Terrell Owens
The Cincinnati Bengals’ trade of disgruntled quarterback Carson Palmer to the Oakland Raiders on Tuesday stands as one of the biggest deadline-day deals in NFL history. Who got the better end of the exchange? Our experts debate. Plus, would Al Davis have surrendered a first-round pick and a second-round pick for Palmer? Michael Lombardi has the answer in his Front-Office View.
Here’s what else is on tap for Wednesday:
- If you missed the New England Patriots’ last-minute comeback win over the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, catch the replay on NFL Network Wednesday at 8 p.m. ET.
- You can have a say in who wins top honors for last weekend’s games by voting for the NFL’s Hardest Working Man award, the Rookie of the Week, Air & Ground Player of the Week, and Never Say Never Moment of the Week.
- Tennessee Titans coach Mike Munchak said Tuesday that his team might be interested in signing wide receiver Terrell Owens if the veteran free agent can pass a physical.
- Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier is expected to officially announce the promotion of rookie quarterback Christian Ponder ahead of Donovan McNabb on Wednesday.
- Week 7 will feature four rookies starting at quarterback, but which one has been put in the best position to win? Charles Davis explains.
- Jason La Canfora sees some potential blowouts on the horizon in his weekly look at the upcoming slate of games.
- Saints TE Jimmy Graham, a former scholarship basketball player at the University of Miami, has some advice for the Miami Heat’s LeBron James on how to successfully make the transition from roundball to hardball.
- The Ford Field free-for-all, Rex Grossman and the Dallas Cowboys are all featured in this week’s edition of the Shame Report. Plus, Dave Dameshek offers some throwback NFL uniforms that he’d like to throw back.
- Come up with names for the week’s most exciting plays, and tweet your way into the NFL history books. We’ll pick our favorites, and let users pick the final winner each week.
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