The NBA trade rumors are heating up, as the Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets seem to be on the brink of a massive trade that would send Kyrie Irving to the Lakers and Russell Westbrook to the Nets. In the NFL world, ESPN listed one underrated player from each team — including Buccaneers wide receiver Russell Gage and Washington Commanders running back Antonio Gibson.
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ESPN ranked the most underrated player on all 32 NFL teams. The two players that stood out were Russell Gage and Antonio Gibson.
Tom Brady recruited Gage to Tampa Bay during the off-season. Gage is expected to be the third option behind Mike Evans and Chris Godwin; however, tighter coverage on Evans and Godwin could open up more opportunities for Brady to target Gage. He could be in for a career year in Tampa Bay.
The Washington Commanders have a new quarterback, and that means more passing back opportunities for Antonio Gibson. Gibson may see reduced goal-line work, but he may see more targets, allowing him to work in the open field. Gibson could also be in for a career year if J.D. McKissic is utilized as a slot wide receiver instead of a passing back.