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ShoeBang
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2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM

12 team Standard non PPR

My Lineup:

Brees
V Jax
T Austin
Spiller
McFadden
Witten
Mendenhall
Den K
CIN Def

His:

Luck
B Marshall
Torrey Smith
AP
Chris Ivory
Graham
Daryl Rich
K
no def yet


We have been in discussions in two scenarios:

1) Luck, Torrey Smith and Jimmy G for Brees, CIN Def and Witten

2)Luck and Marshall for Brees and CIN DEF

Either scenario means I lose Brees and CIN Def (don't care about the DEF), but one gives me Jimmy G and I plug my hole at WR2 while the other gives me Brandon Marshall for my WR2 while losing Brees for Luck and keeping Witten.

I'm not sure it's a good idea at all much less which one to go with.

Thoughts? TIA

UPDATE Luck and Marshall scenario taken off the board.

So that leaves me with:

Brees, Lance Moore, Witten, CIN Def for Luck, Torrey Smith, Jimmy Graham as my option and I'm thinking I could get him to switch Daryl Richardson for Rashard Mendenhall in the deal as well. I'm not high on Mendy for my RB3 and I think D Rich will have a great year now that he beat out the others for the starting job.

Thoughts?
This post was edited on 8/22 at 9:34 am



Chadaristic
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
You would win both of those trades imo.

I would take the first deal if it was me though.


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Gtothemoney
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
Número dos.


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St Augustine
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
I'dtake Marshall. You're weak at wr and not particularly strong at rb. Marshall and Jacksonmake you strong at wr


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LSU_PETE_2012
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Dallas
Member since Jan 2013
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
If you don't mind losing Brees, then they don't look like bad options. You can improve at TE and WR2, or get a top tier WR.

Personally, if I were taking one of them, I'd go with Marshall. You've already got a top 5 TE, and WR is your weakest spot.


ShoeBang
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since May 2012
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
Losing Brees is going to hurt but I think my team gets stronger overall with either scenario. I need to be good at one of the core positions RB isn't gonna happen unless McFadden has an amazing year, so if I can land Marshall and start him with Vincent Jackson I think I should do it.

Scenario 1 I upgrade at WR2 (not by much) and TE (by a decent margin)

Scenario 2 I upgrade at WR significantly and keep my top 5 TE

I lose about 5 points per game average going with Luck over Brees but Marshall should make up for that and make my team more consistent.


LSU_PETE_2012
LSU Fan
Dallas
Member since Jan 2013
350 posts

re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
quote:

I lose about 5 points per game average going with Luck over Brees but Marshall should make up for that and make my team more consistent.


Boom.


oleyeller
Tennessee Fan
Down South
Member since Oct 2012
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
take luck and marshall


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OneMoreTime
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Florida Gulf Coast Fan
Member since Dec 2008
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
I'd take the second deal.


ShoeBang
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since May 2012
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
So it looks like the consensus here is that A: I should Deal Brees and B: it should be for Luck and Marshall?


oleyeller
Tennessee Fan
Down South
Member since Oct 2012
13762 posts

re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
do it


ShoeBang
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since May 2012
4789 posts

re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
based on last years point totals divided by 16 games, its a wash point wise.

Lose 4.5 on QB, Gain 4.7 on WR


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ShamelessPel
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Metairie
Member since Apr 2013
4398 posts

re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
Neither imo. If this question were posed after most of my drafts are done this week/weekend I'd have a more detailed answer.

You're not getting a slam dunk back for him in either scenario.

For those claiming homerism, JG80 is #1 at his position rank wise by a mile, and I really don't like the first trade. I'd understand the second at least.


ShoeBang
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Member since May 2012
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
I'm starting to get nervous about pulling the trigger.

If Tavon Austin or Denarious Moore have the years I think they might have, they will be legit WR2s to go with V Jax.

And Witten will be solid every week for 7-8 points


oleyeller
Tennessee Fan
Down South
Member since Oct 2012
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
2nd trade is a no brainer.. i mean i guess it is if you like winning


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Gtothemoney
UNO Fan
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Member since Sep 2012
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
Witten is very solid.. How can you pass up a target machine in Marshall for mediocre at best D. Moore, or a definite question mark in Austin?

Vincent Jackson is another on the MIA list when you need him.


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Epic Cajun
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
New Orleans, LA
Member since Feb 2013
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
I'd make the trade for Graham, he has the biggest differential in points between what he'll average and what your opponents TE will average.


ShoeBang
New Orleans Pelicans Fan
Member since May 2012
4789 posts

re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
I texted the other guy last night to see what he wanted to do but he did not answer. I have a feeling he is gonna back out.

I had convinced myself that Luck - Marshall was better than Luck, T Smith and Graham for Brees, Witten and CIN


ShoeBang
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Member since May 2012
4789 posts

re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
OP Updated with trade evolution


St Augustine
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re: 2 trade proposals from same Manager UPDATE 8/22 9:30 AM
Stay put


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