3 Most Likely Miles Sanders Trade Destinations Following Latest RB Signing

Dan Morgan should be calling these teams in an attempt to trade the expensive RB
Miles Sanders looks like the odd-man out in Carolina's backfield
Miles Sanders looks like the odd-man out in Carolina's backfield / Jim Dedmon-USA TODAY Sports
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The Panthers have had a busy week after signing RB Rashaad Penny and it looks like Miles Sanders could soon be on the move.

His contract will be difficult to get out of, as he's owed the fifth-most of any player at the position this year ($7.7 million), though he could be an attractive option for a desperate team. Sanders doesn't have guaranteed money coming after this season, so whichever team acquired him could get out of the deal next offseason if necessary.

While some teams have already addressed their running back needs, others have glaring holes. Let's look at three most likely trade destinations for the former Eagles back now that it looks like Carolina plans to move on without him.

3 Most Likely Miles Sanders Trade Partners

1. Dallas Cowboys

This would be a truly savage move from GM Dan Morgan. After Jerry Jones told the world how much he loved RB Jonathon Brooks, Morgan went ahead and made Brooks the first back off the board in the second round of the draft.

Bringing the former Texas star to town not only made Sanders expendable, but it made the Cowboys a potential trade partner. Dallas has an aging Ezekiel Elliot, Rico Dowdle, Deuce Vaughn, and Royce Freeman at the position as things stand. That's hardly a group that inspires confidence, so taking a swing on Sanders could make a lot of sense.

Sanders had 50 rushing yards against the Cowboys last year, his third-highest total of the season. He's just one year removed from rushing for 1,269 yards and 11 TDs for the Eagles, and Jones might like the idea of taking a former division rival and turning him into a successful player in Dallas.

The Cowboys could wind up with additional late-round draft picks per the NFL's compensatory formula, so they might be more willing to part with a Day Three selection for a chance to improve an important position.

For Sanders, it'd be an opportunity to replenish his sinking value. For Dallas, it could be the best chance to save a terrible position group in a season the organization expects to contend for a Super Bowl.