- Jalen Hurts ranks second among QBs: The Philadelphia Eagles QB is the second-most valuable fantasy trade asset in standard-scoring, PPR and superflex fantasy football leagues after victory over the Dallas Cowboys.
- Christian McCaffrey has most trade value outside of standard leagues: Even as trade rumors swirl, the Carolina Panthers RB has the most trade value in PPR and superflex fantasy football leagues.
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Bye weeks and injuries are beginning to mount for fantasy football managers, as rosters are being stretched thin through the fantasy playoffs. Fantasy championships are won at this point in the season, as the best managers separate from those only capable of putting together a respectable draft.
The waiver wire can be enticing to fill roster holes, but oftentimes, the fill-ins are in high demand for only one or two weeks worth of use.
Therefore, orchestrating a trade to fill some gaps may be better approach than the waiver to fill some gaps for teams clinging to the smallest amount of hope. At this point, it should be apparent where the holes in your roster exist. If nothing glaring needs to be filled, then upgrading through a two-for-one trade can be the key piece to vault managers to a fantasy championship.
This article aims to help alleviate the difficulties in making accurate fantasy trades by assigning a dollar value to any player above replacement level for standard-structure leagues — leagues that start 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE and a flex.