Significant NFL Trade Deadline Deals

Anthony McFarland
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Anthony McFarland

Oct. 17, 2006:
Indianapolis acquires DT Anthony ''Booger'' McFarland; Tampa Bay acquires a second-round draft pick.

Most Tampa Bay supporters seemed to think McFarland's skills had been in decline for some time -- and few seemed overly disappointed when management shipped the nine-year veteran to Indy. But McFarland's reunion with one of his former coaches, Tony Dungy, was fruitful: the eventual Super Bowl champs landed a veteran leader and line anchor whose presence helped bolster a much-maligned run defense.


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