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5 Former Pro Bowlers Who Could Get Moved Before the NFL Trade Deadline

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 22:  Trent Williams #71 of the Washington Redskins plays against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 22, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
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The NFL trade deadline is fast approaching, and teams across the league will soon be faced with tough decision to either buy or sell, depending on their fates. Plenty of talented players could find themselves on the move in the near future if teams are willing to pay the right price for their services. These five Pro Bowlers stand out as some of the top names who could get traded by the deadline.

5. Darius Slay

GREEN BAY, WISCONSIN - OCTOBER 14:  Darius Slay #23 of the Detroit Lions reacts to an officials call during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 14, 2019 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)
Detroit Lions v Green Bay Packers | Stacy Revere/Getty Images

Slay, a Pro Bowler in each of the past two seasons, is already on the outs in Detroit. He was extremely unhappy with how the team traded Quandre Diggs, and according to recent reports, the Lions are already fielding offers for him heading into Week 8.

4. Aqib Talib

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Aqib Talib #21 of the Los Angeles Rams warms-up before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
Los Angeles Rams v Seattle Seahawks | Abbie Parr/Getty Images

Talib would be a a bit of a gamble, considering he hasn't looked good this year and is on the injured list due to a rib injury. Based on pedigree, though, the five-time Pro Bowl defensive back could end up playing a key role for a contender come the playoffs. He's done nothing for the 4-3 Los Angeles Rams this year, and considering his age, it's about time for them to move on from him.

3. Chris Harris Jr.

DENVER, CO - OCTOBER 17:  Chris Harris #25 of the Denver Broncos stands on the field as players warm up before a game against the Kansas City Chiefs at Empower Field at Mile High on October 17, 2019 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)
Kansas City Chiefs v Denver Broncos | Dustin Bradford/Getty Images

The Denver Broncos' brutal start to the year will likely have them scrambling to acquire assets come the trade deadline, and one of their best bets to help in that endeavor is to trade Chris Harris Jr. The four-time Pro Bowler is only under contract for this season, and could certainly help the Broncos prepare for the draft this year.

2. Josh Norman

MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA - OCTOBER 24: Josh Norman #24 of the Washington Redskins warms up before the game against the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium on October 24, 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)
Washington Redskins v Minnesota Vikings | Hannah Foslien/Getty Images

The Redskins' 1-7 start to the season has them tanking big time, and that means that a fire sale of valuable assets is likely just around the corner. One of the first guys to go could be former Pro Bowl defensive back Josh Norman. He's still a playmaker in the secondary, having pulled down four interceptions since the start of 2018, and could be quite the addition for a team like the Chiefs in need of some defensive help.

1. Trent Williams

NASHVILLE, TN - DECEMBER 22:  Trent Williams #71 of the Washington Redskins plays against the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on December 22, 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee.  (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)
Washington Redskins v Tennessee Titans | Frederick Breedon/Getty Images

It seems all but certain that the standout offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins will get a change of scenery this season. He's not happy playing in the Nation's Capitol, as evidenced by his ongoing holdout, and there are multiple teams, such as the New England Patriots, that are in desperate need of help on the offensive line. The Redskins' asking price is still high, but there's a good chance that one side will give sooner or later.