Tuesday’s NFL trade deadline turned out to be an uneventful one. While several marquee names were in rumors up until 4 p.m. EDT, they stayed put when suitors would not meet high asking prices.

The New York Jets were at the center of speculation when it was reported that the team was listening to offers for most of their best players. Le’Veon Bell was reportedly available for the right price, as was All-Pro safety Jamal Adams.

The Dallas Cowboys pursued the former No.6 overall draft pick, offering New York their 2020 first-rounder according to ESPN’s Ed Werder. It sounds like it would’ve cost the Cowboys at least two first-round picks in order to land Adams.

The Jets reportedly wanted a similar return to what the Jacksonville Jaguars received for Jalen Ramsey. Jacksonville sent the star cornerback to the Los Angeles Rams in exchange for two first-rounders and a fourth-rounder.

Ramsey was traded before the Week 7 games. The Jets traded defensive end Leonard Williams to the New York Giants Monday.

Dallas has a half-game lead atop the NFC East with the NFL’s No.1 ranked offense. The Cowboys are eighth in total defense.

Devonta Freeman is another player that was nearly dealt. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions discussed a possible trade involving Freeman for about a week.

Atlanta ultimately decided to keep their running back and hold off on becoming major sellers. Freeman made the Pro Bowl in 2015 and 2016. He has 333 rushing yards and 272 receiving yards halfway through the 2019 season.

Detroit is in need of a running back after losing Kerryon Johnson to injured reserve. Atlanta did trade wide receiver Mohamed Sanu to the New England Patriots for a second-rounder last week.

The Falcons are 1-7 and well out of the playoff hunt. The Washington Redskins and Cincinnati Bengals, who are both headed for top-five picks in the 2020 NFL Draft, decided not to be sellers at Tuesday’s trade deadline.

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Jamal Adams #33 of the New York Jets reacts against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium on November 25, 2018 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. Sarah Stier/Getty Images