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Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby bearsfan012512 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 10:41 pm

I give Trent Richardson
I get Larry Fitzgerald and Miles Austin

I know to most it may seem like a good deal, but I'm not sure if the bump at WR is worth the drop off at RB plus I can easily see myself keeping Richardson for next year if he keeps this up.

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10 Team PPR League

Starting lineup- 2QB 3RB 3WR 1TE 1K 2DEF

Roster:
QB: Michael Vick, Jay Cutler, Jake Locker, Brandon Weeden
RB: Chris Johnson, Trent Richardson, Felix Jones, Michael Bush, Ben Tate
WR: Julio Jones, Marques Colston, Eric Decker, Denarius Moore, Lance Moore
TE: Aaron Hernandez, Brent Celek
PK:Blair Walsh
TD: Bills, Raiders
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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby big.d57 » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:01 pm

I'd stay put, your RB core isn't deep enough to give up T-Rich.
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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby i_b_sparks » Wed Oct 17, 2012 11:41 pm

Keep T-Rich. Are you comfortable starting Chris Johnson and Felix Jones or Ben Tate every week? I wouldn't be. You have plenty of depth at WR. If you trade away T-Rich for Fitz and Austin then you put all your eggs in the WR basket. Keep Richardson and you have a decent balance. Plus, I think he IS the keeper on your squad. Especially if there is no limit as to how long you can keep him. Dude will be a stud for a long time. Good luck!
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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby Chaoyi Shih » Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:30 am

starting 3 RBs, that's a risky move, however, if your league is very active on trading, i would take the trade and sell your WRs to upgrade RBs simply because the value of Fitz+Austin is greater than T.Richardson and that give you more edge on future trade.

i'll definitely accept this trade if there are teams that is stacked on RB but very weak on WR.
this is something that will boost your team greatly if you manage your trade well, however, if you can't find a buyer for your WRs, then you are really hurting yourself.
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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby DC5SB » Thu Oct 18, 2012 2:52 am

Keep Richardson. He holds so much value being that you do start 3 backs and you have very little depth at the running back position. There is also the fact that you are in a keeper league and he has much more future value than Fitz and Austin.

Also, your weekly point total would fall off too much.

Although I am intrigued by the advice to go ahead and trade either of the wide receivers in the future, you are not guaranteed a trading partner, especially with wide receivers being so plentiful.

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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby Goodshot » Thu Oct 18, 2012 6:09 am

No. Trent looks much more valuable to your team. Your WRs look good already.
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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby mycuccismells » Thu Oct 18, 2012 7:43 am

I would agree with everyone else, you are pretty solid at WR but your RB core is really weak. To me Trent is going to be a top 6-7 back this year and hes only getting better. Add into that his keeper value and i think this deal is horrible for you, i think Trent is one of the best keepers in the league just because he is a rookie on the rise.
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Re: Trent Richardson Trade. Need help

Postby con-vicks » Thu Oct 18, 2012 9:21 am

Keep Trent...you need that RB depth..your WR are solid for now.


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QB - M. Stafford/P. Rivers
RB - L. McCoy/ A. Morris/ G. Bernard/ S. Vereem/ A. Ellington
WR - V. Jackson/ D. Jackson/ / T. Smith/ P. Harvin/ R. Randle
TE - J. Thomas
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