Selling high on Alfred Morris....

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Virinder
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Selling high on Alfred Morris....

Postby Virinder » Mon Oct 01, 2012 6:45 pm

I have two trade offers to me for Alfred Morris (way overrated as 5th best RB in fantasy) in my keeper league with prospects....plus Morris is a Shanahan RB and I don't want any part of that anymore!!

Here are the trades:

1. Stephen Jackson for Alfred Morris, straight up.

I know S-Jax is an upgrade, but how good is he really....he's not the legit RB1 that my team is looking for, either. We also need a rookie in our starting lineup, so I'd need a rookie from him too.

2. LeSean McCoy, Rod Streater, and Aaron Hernandez for Alfred Morris, Vernon Davis, and Matt Barkley.

McCoy is the legit RB1 I need, but Hernandez is hurt & according to the blog, he won't be back for a while as Welker is killing it. I suppose I will have to play Rudolph over him, which is okay. Streater is terrible, and I would have to trade for a better rookie if I do this trade too. Matt Barkley is coveted in this league, but I think he's way overrated and who knows how good a prospect will turn out. I definitely want to take this second trade, but what do you think?? Can Hernandez heal up fast so I can flip him for a great rookie?? Or, should I move Rudolph for a rookie instead??

Thanks in advance!!
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Re: Selling high on Alfred Morris....

Postby Sky » Mon Oct 01, 2012 8:02 pm

You're getting the best player in the deal in McCoy. I'd make that second trade.
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Virinder
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Re: Selling high on Alfred Morris....

Postby Virinder » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:05 am

Hi again, thanks for all your help...

The second trade didn't go through, but I was offered another trade:

3. I give: Alfred Morris & Law Firm

I get: Jamaal Charles & Justin Blackmon


I know that Sky isn't high on Morris because he's a Shanahan RB and although he started with great matchups against the Rams, Bengals, & Bucs, he has much tougher matchups in the coming weeks! But, how much of a drop off will there be with him?? Should I sell high on Morris?? Plus, another thing is that I have to start a rookie every week in this league. Morris is my only rookie, so I'd have to start Blackmon if I do the trade. Can Blackmon improve?? Who wins this trade?? Thanks!!
Yahoo 13-team, Roto, Keeper - 35 innings min/wk
R, HR, RBI, SB, AVG, SV, K, ERA, WHIP, W
HITTERS & PITCHERS
C: Wellington Castillo SP: Jake Arrieta
1B: Albert Pujols SP: Danny Salazar
2B: Jonathan Schoop RP: Shawn Tolleson
3B: Nolan Arenado RP: Drew Storen
SS: Starlin Castro P: Steven Matz
OF: Jason Heyward P: Taijuan Walker
OF: Justin Upton P: Brad Ziegler
OF: Mookie Betts P: Luis Severino
UTIL: Khris Davis BN: Steve Cishek
UTIL: Delino DeShields BN: Aaron Nola
BN: Carlos Santana BN: Fernando Rodney
BN: Brandon Phillips

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Re: Selling high on Alfred Morris....

Postby Sky » Tue Oct 02, 2012 10:14 am

Virinder wrote:Hi again, thanks for all your help...

The second trade didn't go through, but I was offered another trade:

3. I give: Alfred Morris & Law Firm

I get: Jamaal Charles & Justin Blackmon


I know that Sky isn't high on Morris because he's a Shanahan RB and although he started with great matchups against the Rams, Bengals, & Bucs, he has much tougher matchups in the coming weeks! But, how much of a drop off will there be with him?? Should I sell high on Morris?? Plus, another thing is that I have to start a rookie every week in this league. Morris is my only rookie, so I'd have to start Blackmon if I do the trade. Can Blackmon improve?? Who wins this trade?? Thanks!!


You're giving up two RB2s for a high end RB2 and a rookie who Blaine Gabbert throws to. He's asking too much, Blackmon is not worth trading for at this time.
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