NFL Trades and Transactions – 2020

Money from NFL transactionsWe’ve put together a list of some of the more prominent NFL transactions and trades you should be aware of before you draft.  Every year, during a draft you inevitably pick a player and notice they’re not on the team you thought they were. Be prepared.  It will happen at least once.

For the purpose of this article, transactions include: trades, adds, drops, draft picks, and retirement.  As this site is for beginner fantasy football players, the list below has notable NFL transactions…ie. the names that most people have heard of in previous seasons…or from their friends.

(Updated: August 11th, 2020)

Quarterback Transactions

PlayerNew TeamOld Team
Teddy BridgewaterCarolina PanthersNew Orleans Saints
Nick FolesChicago BearsJacksonville Jaguars
Joe Burrow (Rookie)Cincinnati BengalsN/A
Case KeenumCleveland BrownsDenver Broncos
Andy DaltonDallas CowboysCincinnati Bengals
Jordan Love (Rookie)Green Bay PackersN/A
Philip RiversIndianapolis ColtsL.A. Chargers
Marcus MariotaLas Vegas RaidersTennsee Titans
Tua Tagovailoa (Rookie)Miami DolphinsN/A
Cam NewtonNew England PatriotsCarolina Panthers
Joe FlacoNew York JetsDenver Broncos
Jameis WinstonNew Orleans SaintsTampa Bay Buccaneers
Jalen Hurts (Rookie)Philadelphia EaglesN/A
Tom BradyTampa Bay BuccaneersNew England Patriots
Kyle AllenWashington RedskinsCarolina Panthers
Eli ManningRetiredN.Y. Giants

Running Back Transactions

PlayerNew TeamOld Team
Todd GurleyAtlanta FalconsL.A. Rams
Melvin GordonDenver BroncosL.A. Chargers
David JohnsonHouston TexansArizona Cardinals
Matt BreidaMiami DolphinsSan Francisco 49ers
Jordan HowardMiami DolphinsPhiladelphia Eagles
Lamar MillerNew England PatriotsHouston Texans
Dion LewisNew York GiantsTennsee Titans
Carlos HydeSeattle SeahawksHouston Texans
LeSean McCoyTampa Bay BuccaneersKansas City Chiefs
J.D. McKissicWashington Football TeamDetroit Lions
Davonta FreemanN/AAtlanta Falcons

Wide Receiver Transactions

PlayerNew TeamOld Team
DeAndre HopkinsArizona CardinalsHouston Texans
Stefon DiggsBuffalo BillsMinnesota Vikings
Robby AndersonCarolina PanthersN.Y. Jets
CeeDee Lamb (Rookie)Dallas CowboysN/A
Jerry Jeudy (Rookie)Denver BroncosN/A
Geronimo AllisonDetroit LionsGreen Bay Packers
Devin FunchessGreen Bay PackersIndianapolis Colts
Brandin CooksHouston TexansL.A. Rams
Randall CobbHouston TexansDallas Cowboys
Henry Ruggs (Rookie)Las Vegas RaidersN/A
Nelson AgholorLas Vegas RaidersPhiladelphia Eagles
Emmanuel SandersNew Orleans SaintsSan Francisco 49ers
Breshad PerrimanN.Y. JetsTampa Bay Buccaneers
Phillip DorsettSeattle SeahawksNew England Patriots

Tight End Transactions

PlayerNew TeamOld Team
Hayden HurstAtlanta FalconsBaltimore Ravens
Jimmy GrahamChicago BearsGreen Bay Packers
Austin HooperCleveland BrownsAtlanta Falcons
Tyler EifertJacksonville JaguarsCincinnati Bengals
Trey BurtonIndianapolis ColtsChicago Bears
Jason WittenLas Vegas RaidersDallas Cowboys
Eric EbronPittsburch SteelersIndianapolis Colts
Jordan ReedS.F. 49ersWashington Redskins
Greg OlsenSeattle SeahawksCarolina Panthers
Rob GronkowskiTampa Bay BuccaneersN/A
Delanie WalkerN/ATennsee Titans
Antonio GatesRetiredL.A. Chargers


I will try and update these lists as the pre-season goes on and more NFL trades and transactions happen.  Keep this list close during draft day as a quick reference guide of NFL transactions to know before your draft.

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