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Grading the Sam Bradford trade

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Bradford stabilizes Vikings' offense (1:22)

Herm Edwards explains what the addition of Sam Bradford means for the Vikings' offense. (1:22)

No matter what you think of Sam Bradford as a quarterback, the NFL needs more moves like the one the Philadelphia Eagles and Minnesota Vikings worked out Saturday. The deal sending Bradford from the Eagles to the Vikings showed what can happen when two teams know who they are, know what they need and aren't afraid to act decisively.

That is the big-picture view. The deal is more complicated than that, of course. Assessing specifically how each team fared requires taking a closer look at the particulars. We do that here, leveraging insights from league insiders to consider aspects of the deal with significant ramifications.


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