With the Denver Broncos struggling to keep momentum, Kyle Fuller trade rumors 2021 have flooded the internet. Vic Fangio’s team got off to a 3-0 start but has dropped every game ever since.
And, even though the Denver Broncos’ defense was supposed to be elite and dominant, they’ve only been able to beat bottom-feeder teams and can’t seem to get a stop against well-coached squads. That could make them sellers as we approach the 2021 NFL trade deadline.
As you may expect, most of the Broncos trade rumors center on one of their few moveable pieces: Kyle Fuller. A Fuller trade could get the Broncos a couple of nice assets in return and propel their chance to contend, assuming the team is as willing to move him as reports say.
Kyle Fuller trade rumors 2021: Broncos trade news
There was plenty of hype and expectation when the Broncos signed Kyle Fuller ahead of this season. Some said that, with Ronald Darby and Patrick Surtain II also on the team, Vic Fangio’s squad would boast the strongest secondary core in the league. That hasn’t been the case thus far.
Fuller has looked far from the All-Pro player he was in 2018. He’s getting flamed on deep passes and his coverage against the Steelers was far from ideal, getting flagged for a pass-interference that eventually led to a touchdown.
Then again, given his résumé and talent, some teams could still be interested in taking a flier on him. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the 3 potential destinations for the former Chicago Bear:
In reality, Kyle Fuller’s trade value isn’t exactly high right now. That doesn’t mean that he couldn’t fetch a couple of interesting pieces in return in the right scenario.
But if the Broncos enter panic mode and go through a fire sale before the deadline, then a Super Bowl contender such as the Buffalo Bills could try and swoop in.
The Bills could get Fuller in return for a 4th and 5th round pick. The Broncos are likely going to continue to rebuild as they’re still years away from contention, and the Bills would get an insurance policy for their secondary at a reasonable price.
The Miami Dolphins haven’t looked the part yet. They were supposed to be a legit playoff contender out of the AFC East, yet they didn’t look well even with Tua Tagovailoa in the backfield. In reality, this team might be picking in the top 5 next season unless they get hot over the next couple of weeks.
Dolphins will be down their top 2 CBs — Xavien Howard and Byron Jones — today vs. Jags in London. A lot of pressure on 2020 1st-round pick CB Noah Igbinoghene, who has had a disappointing start to his career but is needed in a big spot. Feels like a must-win game.
— Cameron Wolfe (@CameronWolfe) October 17, 2021
But the Dolphins have shown a determination to compete right away and will reportedly be aggressive towards the 2021 NFL trade deadline. They could pull off a Fuller trade to pair him with Byron Jones and Xavien Howard, and they could be desperate enough to offer a 4th-round pick and WR Preston Williams for him.
We can never rule out the reigning Super Bowl champions when it comes to making a move for a former star. Tom Brady has done his part in recruiting veterans, and it’s clear that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers need help in the secondary, perhaps their only area of concern as they look to win back-to-back Lombardis.
The Buccaneers could offer the most appealing trade package for Fuller.
They could trade away WR Tyler Johnson, who’s been solid on limited action, along with a 4th-rounder in return for the former All-Pro. If they already took their chances with Richard Sherman despite looking washed for most of last season, it wouldn’t be surprising to see them try their luck with Fuller.