Deals at the NFL trade deadline are rare, but we saw one big name switch teams Monday with the Niners trading Vernon Davis to the Broncos. (Denver had better hope they get the 2013 version of Davis.)

Using our PFF data, we cooked up five scenarios for trades we’d like to see at this year’s deadline, which passes Tuesday at 4 p.m. ET, focusing on players who could fill necessary voids on certain teams.

Robert Griffin III to Philadelphia for a 7th-round pick and a conditional pick based on playing time  

Call this a trial period to see if RGIII fits what Chip Kelly is looking for and can excel in the Eagles’ system. By all accounts RGIII is set to be released by the Redskins at season’s end as his base salary of $16.2 million next year is prohibitive. That money would only be guaranteed if Griffin is unable to play at all next year due to an injury suffered this year.

[Trade deadline showcases Griffin’s awkward position]

That’s where the Eagles come in. With over half a season still left, it’s unrealistic to expect Griffin to come in and help out right away, but it’s not crazy to think he could be the Eagles starter by season’s end. Sam Bradford has severely limited the Eagles offense compared to previous seasons with his statuesque mobility. Even with Nick Foles at quarterback the Eagles were still able to run true option plays with unblocked defenders the line of scrimmage giving them a numbers advantage. This year that hasn’t been the case. RGIII ’s mobility brings that section of the playbook back and then some.

This is the same quarterback that was drafted No. 2 overall, had one of the most impressive rookie season’s we’ve ever seen — grading out higher than Andrew Luck — and as recently as last season was among the top five most accurate quarterbacks in the NFL. The risk is far outweighed by the possible reward here.

After the Vernon Davis trade on Monday the plan in Denver seems clear: win now. There is no quicker way to derail that strategy though than for Peyton Manning to get injured. The offensive line has been an absolute mess and looks even bleaker now with former starting left tackle Ty Sambrailo heading to the season-ending IR this week.

Denver has started Ryan Harris, a career right tackle, at left tackle the past few weeks and the results have been predictable. He’s graded out below average in six of Denver’s seven games this season. Joe Thomas has graded out below average in only five games the past three seasons. While the trade would work wonders in protecting Peyton Manning, it would also pair a top-three run-blocking left tackle with a top-three run-blocking left guard in Evan Mathis.

[Power Rankings: Broncos trail only Patriots]

The Browns will obviously be hesitant to part ways with a cornerstone of their franchise, but the Browns have basically proven over the course of his career how little a top-five left tackle matters without talent at the skill positions. The three picks acquired could go a long way towards remedying that.

Eric Weddle to the Giants for a 4th- and a 5th-round pick

It was painfully obvious to anyone that watched the Giants’ 52-49 loss to the Saints over the weekend that rookie Landon Collins isn’t ready to man the back end of New York’s defense.  Collins’s 10 missed tackles are third most among safeties and his 222 yards allowed is the sixth highest total. All that has led to him being the lowest graded safety in coverage in the entire NFL.

With inconsistent safety play, the Giants are squandering what could be a game-changing secondary with cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Prince Amukamara having outstanding seasons. With Weddle the Giants would be getting arguably the best safety in the league. He’s graded out among the top-five safeties for five straight seasons and finished first twice. Weddle has the ability to line up anywhere: deep, in the box and cover the slot. The latter is something the Giants have asked Collins to do this season with little success. Weddle is 30 years old and in the last year of his contract. The Chargers may choose to stock up on picks to rebuild their decimated offensive and defensive lines.

Doug Martin to the Cowboys for a 3rd-round pick

At 2-5 and on the outside of the playoff picture looking in, I think it’s safe to say Jerry Jones is getting antsy. The trade for Christine Michael in early September was a low-risk option that so far hasn’t panned out. It’s only a matter of time before he throws risk out the window and goes for it all.

The Cowboys are currently squandering the second-highest graded run-blocking line with a hodgepodge of running backs that simply aren’t elusive enough to make anything out of the wide holes they’re running through. The Dallas backs have combined to break 26 tackles on 232 touches. Doug Martin on the other hand has 37 broken tackles on only 147 touches behind an offensive line that’s graded out below average for the season.

With two more games before Tony Romo can return to action, the Cowboys have to squeak by with at least one win to have a realistic playoff shot. Martin would transform their running game into the league’s most feared. After the Buccaneers didn’t pick up Martin’s fifth year option in the offseason, the writing is on the wall for him in Tampa Bay. A third-rounder would ease the sting of any loss and be higher than any compensatory selection the Bucs would earn if he left as a free agent.

Tamba Hali to the Falcons for a 4th-round pick

The Falcons defense has been one of the pleasant surprises this season, with their front seven taking a big step forward from 2014. What’s still missing is a third-down edge-rusher they know can get pressure when called upon. Top-10 pick Vic Beasley has been solid for a rookie, but he’s averaging only two-and-a-half pressures a game. Hali is has almost doubled that production. With as many close games as the Falcons have had, that handful of extra pressures can mean the difference between a win and a loss.

While the Chiefs aren’t out of the playoff picture by any means, at 3-5 they are without their best offensive player in Jamaal Charles and their chances of contending for a Super Bowl are next to zero. At 32 years old and in the last year of his contract, Hali is a prime candidate to shop, with an eye towards rebuilding for 2016.

Mike Renner is a writer for Pro Football Focus and a contributor to The Washington Post’s NFL coverage.

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