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Biggest defensive trades in recent NFL history

The Chicago Bears' recent blockbuster acquisition of Khalil Mack marks one of the most notable trades going into the 2018 season. Mack, who was traded following a contract dispute with the Raiders, is now the highest-paid defensive player in the National Football League based on the total and the average annual value of his contract. Take a look at the biggest defensive trades in the last 15 seasons. These trades involving elite defenders usually stem from contract disputes.