Premier League clubs had spent £88m going into transfer deadline day and that figure is likely to pass the £100m mark with QPR's £12.5m signing of Christophe Samba alone.
So poor has the defending been in English football this season, clubs decided to bring in more attacking players, including defensive dunces QPR.
Here's a rundown of the window signings.
Mathieu Debuchy, Lille to Newcastle
Demba Ba, Newcastle to Chelsea
Daniel Sturridge, Chelsea to Liverpool
Joe Cole, Liverpool to West Ham
Alfred N’Diaye, Bursaspor to Sunderland
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa, Montpellier to Newcastle
Newcastle United's new signings Moussa Sissoko, center, Massadio Haidara, right, and Yoann Gouffran
Philippe Coutinho, Inter to Liverpool
Nuri Sahin, Real Madrid to Borussia Dortmund (loan)
Wesley Sneijder, Inter to Galatasaray
Giuseppe Rossi, Villarreal to Fiorentina
Alexandre Pato, Milan to Corinthians
Diego Lopez, Sevilla to Real Madrid
Rennes' French midfielder Yann M'vila controls the ball during the French League Cup semifinal football match Rennes against Montpellier on January 16, 2013 at the route de Lorient stadium in Rennes, western France. AFP PHOTO / DAMIEN MEYER (Photo credit should read DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)
Wilfried Zaha, Crystal Palce to Man United
Mario Balotelli, Man City to Milan
Christopher Samba, Anzhi to QPR
Luciano Becchio, Leeds to Norwich
Danny Graham, Swansea to Sunderland
David Beckham, now of PSG