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Willis McGahee still on the trading block?

Willis McGahee's name is still being churned through the NFL rumor mill, with ESPN's Adam Schefter reporting Sunday that the Ravens are shopping the former Pro Bowl running back to "anyone" for a draft pick — the value of said pick undisclosed.

The Packers, who lost running back Ryan Grant to a season-ending ankle injury in Week 1, are one of the teams that could be interested in McGahee, though Schefter's ESPN colleague Chris Mortensen said that the Packers are "resisting right now the Ravens' attempt to deal Willis McGahee."

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Other teams that could have interest include the Seahawks, the Patriots, the Buccaneers and the Giants (should they trade Brandon Jacobs).

A month ago, I wrote that trading McGahee, a valuable backup, only made sense if the Ravens got a player who would make strong contributions to a title run — like a starting-caliber cornerback. Giving McGahee, a possible cap casualty at season's end, away to another team for a pick goes against the win-now philosophy the Ravens took in the offseason (see Marc Bulger, T.J. Houshmandzadeh and Josh Wilson).

Then again, if the Ravens aren't going to run the ball anymore, I guess it doesn't make much sense to keep McGahee around (I say that with my tongue in cheek, of course).

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