Buccaneers Rumors: 3 last-minute trades to make before deadline

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Trade Number 2: A low-risk move for running back Rashaad Penny

The Philadelphia Eagles remain the class of the NFC and have one of the more threatening offenses in the league behind Jalen Hurts, A.J. Brown, DeVonta Smith and company. They can run the ball with the best of them, too.

One player they might have thought would be part of that rushing attack, though, hasn't been. Veteran Rashaad Penny signed a one-year deal with the Eagles this offseason and, at one point, was thought to be the starter for this team. Fast forward to the present, and Penny continues to be a healthy scratch, with D'Andre Swift taking the lion's share of work while Boston Scott and Kenneth Gainwell mix in.

Rashaad Penny trade

For a team like the Bucs who are one of the worst rushing teams in the league, this is a move that makes a ton of sense. Rachaad White has been ineffective in the run game, while offering much more as a pass catcher. Maybe, Penny can come in and give this offense a spark between the tackles, assuming the offensive line can hold thier own.

Penny is a former first-round pick, so the talent is there. But, as a healthy scratch candidate each week, he wouldn't cost much whatsoever.