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All's quiet on the trade front as deadline approaches

Several executives around the NFL said they don't anticipate much activity ahead of Tuesday afternoon's 4 p.m. ET trade deadline.

There already have been several noteworthy trades in recent weeks -- wide receiver Randy Moss returning to the Minnesota Vikings among them -- and activity has slowed down, according to team executives and player agents.

One name that continues to come up is Washington Redskins defensive lineman Albert Haynesworth. The possibility remains he could be dealt Tuesday for a draft pick -- the Tennessee Titans have had the most consistent contact with the Redskins dating to before the draft, and Haynesworth would relish a return to the team.

Redskins coach Mike Shanahan said Monday there is a "pretty good chance" Haynesworth won't be dealt before the deadline.

The Redskins have been holding out for a second-round pick, according to sources, but the price could be dropping, sources say, with the deadline now just hours away.

Haynesworth was miffed about being inactive again Sunday and was prepared to play after missing Week 5 to be with his family following his half brother's death. Haynesworth won't be in Washington long-term at this point regardless.


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Also, despite several teams inquiring about their players, the Carolina Panthers remain adamant they won't deal veteran talent ahead of the deadline, despite their 0-5 record.

"There is nothing going on with us at all," a team source said, "and there won't be anything going on with us."

Teams have interest in wide receiver Steve Smith and running backs DeAngelo Williams and Jonathan Stewart, but none of them is even a candidate to be dealt, according to the source.

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