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Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby BoltimusMaxximus » Mon Oct 17, 2011 10:26 am

Getting quite an argument on this one. I can't see any way this is a fair trade, regardless of the rosters. Would you allow this trade to happen?
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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby dgan » Mon Oct 17, 2011 6:31 pm

BoltimusMaxximus wrote:Getting quite an argument on this one. I can't see any way this is a fair trade, regardless of the rosters. Would you allow this trade to happen?


You're asking the wrong question. The question is, "Why wouldn't you allow it?" Because you have a different opinion on the values of those players? Because if you'd have known you could get SS that cheap, you would have made a trade? Because someone's team is going to be "totally stacked now."

All very bad reasons. Is it collusion? Unless you have proof or very good reason to suspect collusion, you let owners run their teams.

Where in the definition of "Commissioner" do people find the term "fairness police"?
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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby spodog » Wed Oct 19, 2011 9:40 am

Unless you have a reason to believe these 2 teams are colluding to the benefit of only one of the teams for some reason, you should back away, put your personal views about the players to the side, and allow the trade.
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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby glackk » Fri Oct 21, 2011 11:20 pm

Looks fine to me. To be honest I can't see why there's a question about the trade in the first place.
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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby beercitybrawlers » Sun Oct 23, 2011 9:57 am

Let the league vote. commish should not have sole authority, ever. my 2 cents: let the trade go through.


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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby MadDog36 » Mon Oct 24, 2011 6:26 pm

Put it to a vote. Just remind the league that vetoing trades can set a bad precedent AND this could open Pandora's box to more down the road. Personally, unless its an insane scoring system that gives WR top scoring, you have to allow this. Torain is the starter in Washington now that Hightower's hurt. When was this trade agreed on? Now that Hightower is out for awhile Torain's value goes up a good margin.

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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby latsprewell20002000 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 1:16 pm

dgan wrote:
BoltimusMaxximus wrote:Getting quite an argument on this one. I can't see any way this is a fair trade, regardless of the rosters. Would you allow this trade to happen?


You're asking the wrong question. The question is, "Why wouldn't you allow it?" Because you have a different opinion on the values of those players? Because if you'd have known you could get SS that cheap, you would have made a trade? Because someone's team is going to be "totally stacked now."

All very bad reasons. Is it collusion? Unless you have proof or very good reason to suspect collusion, you let owners run their teams.

Where in the definition of "Commissioner" do people find the term "fairness police"?


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Re: Ryan Torain for Steve Smith? Disallow, right?

Postby dream_017 » Mon Oct 31, 2011 2:47 pm

No, no, no to letting the league vote - that is just as bad as a commish saying that it is a bad trade. Unless there is collusion ALL trades should go through (there are exceptions like a 4th on the depth chart WR for a #1 RB - then again I could argue collusion for that). Like mentioned everyone has their own player values and guess what, they are usually different for everybody.
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