3 Tennessee Titans players the Detroit Lions should have interest in trading for before the deadline

The Tennessee Titans are clearly in sell-mode as the trade deadline nears, and these three players should be on the Detroit Lions' radar.
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1. CB Sean Murphy-Bunting

The Titans added Murphy-Bunting on a one-year, $3.5 million deal in free agency last March. He has played nearly every defensive snap through six games (96 percent snap share), with a solid 75.7 overall Pro Football Focus grade, one interception, one fumble recovery and a 97.9 passer rating allowed in his coverage.

As expected, that cheap one-year deal would seem to make Murphy-Bunting a prime trade candidate for the selling Titans. They, as in head coach Mike Vrabel, may prefer to offload Kristian Fulton. But the younger corner's trade value is unclear, and frankly might not be all that great based on the issues we've heard Vrabel call him out about (injury rehab, coverage habits).

In Murphy-Bunting, if nothing else and apart from his ability, an acquiring team would know it's getting some who acts like a professional and has some playoff experience-including a Super Bowl ring with the Buccaneers in 2020. Those kind of little things have value. They are also the kind of little things the Lions openly place a lot of value on. Head coach Dan Campbell has said they won't upset the chemistry of the team just to make a trade before the deadline.

Murphy-Bunting makes a lot of sense for a Lions' secondary that needs cornerback help. If Brad Holmes hasn't already called about him it'd be surprising, but there's still plenty of time to do so.

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