The NFL and the NFLPA have agreed on a few new rule tweaks for the upcoming 2012 season. The first is that the trade deadline has been pushed back from its traditional spot after the 6th week of the season to the Tuesday after week 8. It’s only 2 weeks but it does raise speculation that some teams may be more apt to move picks or current players to make a move for a 2nd half push.  I doubt that we will see a large jump in the amount of trades that take place but it does add a bit of a new wrinkle.The other rule change that has garnered a lot of attention as of late is the change to the injured reserve rules.  Under the previous rule, a player who was placed on injured reserve was not eligible to return and play that season. A proposed change that would allow each team to...

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