Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past half-decade, seem destined for divorce. With a little more than two weeks left before the draft, a potential trade of Sherman is one of the most-watched NFL storylines. Adam Schefter has reported that Sherman wanted out, and Seahawks officials have been stunningly candid about the fact they're listening. There's enough smoke here to convince you a Sherman trade is likely to happen sooner rather than later. The Seahawks are going to have a huge hole at cornerback if they deal him, so they need to get something of significant value -- maybe a first-round pick and more. This year's draft features enough depth and caliber at defensive back to make you think you can replace Sherman, but every draft pick is a projection and there are no guarantees the next Sherman is there. It's also no sure thing that the market for Sherman will be robust, as he makes more than $11 million per year and not every team sees him as a scheme fit. Watch the Raiders, whose defensive coordinator, Ken Norton Jr., coached on Seattle's staff from 2010-14. Which other players might soon be traded? With offseason programs beginning, teams want to get their rosters squared away. If a guy is out there on the trade market, the next few weeks are a likely time for a deal to go down.
NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt
ESPN | Apr 12