I'm a big believer that if we're going to be in the prediction and evaluation business, we should be updating our calls and tracking our results. We judge general managers on their results -- there is plenty of that below -- so it seems only fair to see how our initial trade grades look 12 months later, updating how the moves have affected (and will affect) the teams involved.
To be clear, I am judging each team's results thus far and the updated expectation for the future. This is different from judging the process. For example, I still believe the Eagles' trade for pass-rusher Robert Quinn made a lot of sense, and if I went back in time, I'd recommend doing it again. It didn't work out, though, and that's the part I'm writing about below.
Let's check in on 12 of the biggest trades from last season, starting with my mea culpa on a blockbuster deal. We'll go in order of position, grouping together the handful of running backs and wide receivers who were dealt: