Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Trading Fantasy Players

Knowing when and how to trade is very important. It can also be very difficult to be a successful at trading. Most of the time if you're in a good league where people know their stuff, you're not going to be able to rip anyone off. Its a bit insulting to propose a ridiculous trade to someone. Trading can be very beneficial even if its completely even.

Say if you need a backup running back. You are probably going to want to trade away one of your bench WR or QB for a backup RB. Look at the possible people to trade with and see what they need. Look for weaknesses in their team and then tell them how if we traded these players both of our teams would be better. It is great to send a note along with the trade of why you think it is a good idea. Most trades only happen with the low tier players.

Be prepared to get turned down on trades and don't use it as a major source for your players to fill injuries and bye weeks, that's the waiver wires job.

18 comments:

  1. Is there any real money involved in trading ? :D

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  2. Cool stuff. I just did an article like this. You've got a lot of interesting stuff here.

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  3. Fuck you Razortek.

    With that said, nice little post, mate. I'm a bit confused still as to how to get into fantasy football. Got any tips for a newbie, my friend?

    Always following,
    -JKane

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  4. always a pain to get a trade going

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  5. I find that in any case of persuasion, identifying the shortcomings of your position FIRST makes it look like you're being objective. Tell them a few reasons why So and So is an alright player, and THEN tell them about why he's spectacular. Should give the impression that you're an honourable guy to deal with. :)

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  6. Thanks for the information. Will be following and supporting.

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  7. hah, i need to get involved in this

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