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Breaking down deadline losers who didn't deal

Normally, we spend the day after the trade deadline breaking down all the deals and declaring the winners and losers.

Not this year. Teams were unusually afraid to pull the trigger, resulting in only three minor deals and no major ones. What a bunch of losers.

So instead of evaluating the winners and losers of those deals, we're just going to focus on the losers who didn't do anything. Several teams left themselves in a worse situation by standing pat rather than showing some nerve. Let's take a look at the top eight: