Hunter is traded from Dayton to Mississippi for CB Ross Giles.
Two #1 Corner
Backs change teams.
Railey, G David Mohn and CB Clayton Holmes are traded from Texas
to Utah for G Horacio Honne and CB Shedrick Harris.
Texas and Utah
deal again. Utah loses overall strength but does get two quality
Guards in the deal. CB Clayton Holmes is the sleeper in this deal.
Schulters and QB Robert Hunt are traded from Texas to Trenton for
HB Michael Cosey and G Mike Ruhl.
Texas and Trenton
switch HB workhorses. Trenton trades a star Guard away for a well-traveled
Butler, a 3rd and 4th round pick for Portland as HB Baron Dockery
goes to Colorado.
much needed help at the HB slot as Billy West is nursing an injury.
Portland, still deep at the HB position gets young talent in Butler
as well as two key draft picks.
C Steve Grimm
and a 4th round pick are traded from Steel Valley to Duluth for
C Carl Dedrick, WR Frenchie Buckner and a 2nd round pick.
their Offensive Line with the addition of Grimm. The Smash get an
early draft pick as well as another established reciever. To make
room for Buckner, the Smash drop WR Eric Gibson.
Boyd, DE Jeff Ogard and T Richard Wirkus are traded from Utah to
Texas for WR Michael Dritlein, T Bryon Lloyd, and DE Frederick Williams
along with a #3, #4, #5, #6 and #7 draft pick for 2000.
Utah's pants down as they take away the Rattlers starting core of
players. One would hope that the talent can be replaced in the 2000
season, and Rattler fans must start wondering what direction the
management is taking this team in.
C Steve Gretchen
and S Dan Griffin is traded from Mississippi to Fort Wayne for S
Cornelius Coe and C Troy Turek
Fort Wayne gets
a starting center in Gretchen, and a descent fill in at Safety.
Mississippi gets a #1 Safety in Coe.
Dockery, WR Zach Sangster and a 2nd round draft pick is traded from
Steel Valley to Portland for WR Chuck Wyatt, HB Damian Anderson
and a 4th round pick
Huge trade for
Portland in that they get a 4th quality halfback, a descent WR in
Sangster and move up in the draft by aquiring a 2nd round pick.
Steel Valley gets an explosive WR in Wyatt, who should settle in
as the #2 or #3 WR.
CB Daimion Redmond heads to Portland and CB Ronnie Smith packs for
Texas in an exchange of CB's.
CB's switch teams days before the season kicks off.
WR Kurt Barth,
LB Tim Harris and S Drinnon Mays head for Mobile as Colorado aquires
WR Chris Anderson, LB Julian Yearwood and CB Tony Hawk.
minded Wildcats aquire the talented Tony Hawk and some prospective
talent in Anderson and Yearwood. The Seagulls might have gotten
the better end of the deal as they get a very good WR in Barth and
a starting LB in Harris.
Davis and TE Artez Baker move from Texas to Steel Valley for S Leonard
Taylor and TE Eli Workman.
aquires the second best Tight End in the league in Workman and a
capable Safety in Taylor while Texas bolsters their corner with
the speedy Safety Willie Davis and a strong TE in Baker.
Railey traded from Colorado to Texas for S Raymond Gover and G Justin
for Colorado as they aquire a top Safety in Gover and a young but
upcomming Guard. Texas aquires a new piece to their offensive line
as Railey should start immediately.
WR Zach Sangster
and LB BJ Baird traded from Colorado to Steel Valley for WR Steve
Carter and LB DeJuan Washington.
for Colorado as get a sturdy LB in DeJuan Washington. Steel Valley
fills a much needed hole at WR with Zach Sangster, while also getting
a dependable LB in Baird.