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Bargain Bin Shopping: 10 practice squad players that every team needs to consider poaching

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10 players on practice squads that should be on NFL rosters. How are these guys sitting on a practice squad?

The trade deadline is approaching in just two weeks. Not every team is going to want to give up draft capital, but there is another way to land a solid player. Let’s look at ten players that are sitting on practice squad rosters who teams need to poach. I mean how can you go wrong? There are some solid veterans and some solid young players, let’s take a look at who we would poach if we ran a team.

  1. Prince Amukamara, CB, Arizona Cardinals – Prince is currently on a practice squad, which is insane. The 31-year-old cornerback is a Super Bowl Champion and can bring veteran leadership. He has 477 career tackles, 80 PBU’s, and 10 picks in his career. He would be a great option for any team lacking depth at this point.
  2. Daniel McCullers, NT, Chicago Bears – A mammoth of a man, if you need a defensive tackle, this kid is a run stuffer. He is 6070, and weighs 352 pounds. He is a true nose tackle and he will clog the middle for sure.
  3. Lamar Miller, RB, Chicago Bears -The last full season Miller played he ran for 973 yards rushing. There are teams who cannot get the ball moving in the run game. Why is Lamar Miller on a practice squad? They need to swipe him up.
  4. Ryan Switzer, WR, Cleveland Browns – If you are looking for a punt returner or a slot wideout, Switzer is your guy. There are so many injuries right now happening, and Switzer can add depth.
  5. Nigel Bradham, LB, Denver Broncos – There are teams right now that could use a linebacker who can cover tight ends. He is athletic enough to cover a tight end and set an edge.
  6. Corey Liuget, DE, Houston Texans – The kid is all over the field. He played last year for my Buffalo Bills and played like a man. He was a monster in the middle of the field, and he has a motor that never stops.
  7. Jabaal Sheard, DE, Jacksonville Jaguars – There are teams that have no pass rushers, Sheard has 51.5 career sacks. How and the hell is this kid on a practice squad? Give him a league-minimum deal.
  8. Eddie Yarbrough, DE, Minnesota Vikings – Yarbrough was a beast for the Buffalo Bills. He constantly put pressure on the quarterback. I think the former Bills pass rusher would be an asset to a team in need of a rusher.
  9. Kristian Wilkerson, WR, New England Patriots – The Patriots need to sign this kid to their 53, he is the next big-time playmaker, you have to trust me. He is small school standout with big playmaking skills.
  10. Damon Harrison, DT, Seattle Seahawks – How is Snacks on a practice squad? I mean you need a run stuffer right? He is a run stuffer, sign him to a damn one year deal and play him right now.

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