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Bucs deal Mark Barron and Jonathan Casillas at NFL trade deadline

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Mark Barron has struggled at safety this season, and has been a bust since being taken seventh overall in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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There weren't any blockbuster deals made at this year's NFL trade deadline, despite rumors of potential deals being consummated for players believed to be on the trading block.

The big move made at this year's NFL trade deadline was the Tampa Bay Buccaneers sending safety Mark Barron to the St. Louis Rams.

They also made one more minor trade, sending linebacker Jonathan Casillas to the New England Patriots:

The 27-year-old, Casillas has been a backup for most of his NFL career and has played in five games with the Bucs this year.

As for Barron, he has struggled at safety this season, and has been a bust since being taken seventh overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. Barron started 16 games as a rookie, 14 in 2013, and all seven in 2014.

There had been ample talk about Bucs running back Doug Martin being on the block, though nothing has happened. Martin has played second-fiddle to Bobby Rainey and struggled badly, rushing for just 2.9 yards per carry.

He somehow managed to rush for 1,454 yards as a rookie in 2012 but has only played in 11 games since, gaining 622 yards over that span.