What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby smoger45 » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:28 am

Worse trade I made and still regret to this day.
I gave David Johnson, Malcolm Floyd, Allen Hurns
Received Jonathan Stewart, Willie Snead.
I selected DJ after everyone on my list was taken and did not have much research done on him.

If i didnt make this trade would have Bell, DJ, Gordon, as starting RB's.
16 team 30 man PPR High scoring format.
QB/WR/WR/RB/RB/WR|TE flex
D/D/DB/DB/DL/LB/LB/LB/CB
Completions .5
Passing Yards 15 yards per point
Passing Touchdowns 10
Interceptions -4
Rushing Attempts .5
Rushing Yards 5
yards per point Rushing Touchdowns 10 Receptions 1
Receiving Yards 4 yards per point
Receiving Touchdowns 10
Return Touchdowns 20
2-Point Conversions 3
Fumbles Lost -4
Offensive Fumble Return TD 20
Kickers
Field Goals
0-19 Yards 5 20-29 Yards 6 30-39 Yards 8 40-49 Yards 12 50+ Yards 15
Point After Attempt Made 2

QB. M. Mariota, E. Manning, J. Rosen,
RB. L. Bell, M. Gordon, M. Mack, J. stew, E. McGuire, Kerryon Johnson
WR. A. Cooper, Demaryius Thomas, D. Bryant, W. Snead, J. Crowder, J. Kearse, K.White,
TE Z. Ertz, E. Engram
K W. Lutz
LB R. Kerrigan,V. Beasley, J. Houston, A. Hitchens,
DE D. Harrison
CB Tre'Davious White, T. Waynes, M. Lattimore , M. Humphrey, D. Kirkpatrick

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Slackalacker » Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:38 am

smoger45 wrote:
Thu Oct 05, 2017 8:28 am
Worse trade I made and still regret to this day.
I gave David Johnson, Malcolm Floyd, Allen Hurns
Received Jonathan Stewart, Willie Snead.
I selected DJ after everyone on my list was taken and did not have much research done on him.

If i didnt make this trade would have Bell, DJ, Gordon, as starting RB's.
All I can say is ouch.
DYNASTY TEAM 1 - 10 team 1ppr 24 man roster | 2018 League Champ :dance: , Playoff contender 2015-2016
1QB/2RB/2WR/1TE/1FLEX
QB: Brady - Luck
RB: Gurley - Fournette - Howard - Rawls - Carson
WR: AB - Arob - FLASH - CDavis - Juju - Fuller - Jordy - MWill - Doctson - Snead - Jmatt
TE: Engram - Hooper

REDRAFT TEAM 2 - 12 Team 1ppr 2man keeper | 2015 League Champ, Playoff contender 2011-2017
1QB/2RB/3WR/1WR-TE
QB: Cousins - Mariota
RB: Hunt - CMC - Ajayi
WR/TE: AB - Diggs - Engram - Kupp - Juju - Crowder - FLASH! - OBJ (IR)

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby joedirte » Sat Oct 07, 2017 1:23 pm

I traded Moncrief for DGB his rookie year.. :(

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby lukkynumber13 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:45 pm

Drafted Kareem Hunt at 1.07 (in a league not in sig), then "sold high" on him for Gurley.

Then I panicked on Gurley after seeing him struggle on the ground, and sold him for Shady.

Then I sold Shady for Ajayi.

So I lost Kareem Hunt and have Ajayi...
T1
LUCK, Flacco, J Allen, Brissett
MIXON, Ajayi, Collins, Yeldon, Chase E, R Smith, Jon Williams
KA/EVANS/DIGGS/HILTON/THIELEN, Sammy, C Davis, A Miller, Sanu, Tre'Quan, Terrance W, Bourne, Hansen, Fountain, Marshall
GRONK, Shaheen, Watson, Walford
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DL: FLOWERS/HUGHES/ADDISON, Golden, Short, Okafor, Sheard, Malik J, Wolfe
LB: KENDRICKS/WILLIAMSON/ZACH C, Schobert, R. Evans, Warner, Onwuasor, Young, Milano, DJ, Ford
DB: ADDAE/AMOS/FARLEY, Simmons, John J, Heath, Maye

T2
JIMMY G, Rivers, Eli
GURLEY/GORDON/MIXON, Guice, Ajayi, Wilkins, Chase E, McNichols
NUK/AJG/DIGGS/DT, Crabtree, Sanders, Shepard, P-Rich, Sanu, Hogan, Pryor, J'Mon, JMatt, J Scott
ENGRAM, Doyle, Higbee, Vance, Everett, Swaim
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DL: GRIFFEN/BUCKNER/HEYWARD, Golden, Short, Wilkerson, Wolfe, Ogbah, Spence
LB: KENDRICKS/BURFICT/DANNY T/HITCHENS/KJW, Leonard, Hicks, Warner, Ford, Goodson
DB: TAVON/POYER/JOHN J, Farley, Geathers, Maye, McLeod, Quandre, D Everett

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby jman3134 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:55 pm

I have a contender - directly after our startup draft:

Traded: David Johnson + Donte Moncrief

Received: Tre Mason (starter at the time)
12 team, 1/2 PPR, 10 round rookie/FA draft
Qb: Andrew Luck, Marcus Mariota
Rb: Isaiah Crowell, Robert Kelley, Chris Carson, Matt Breida, Elijah McGuire, Austin Ekeler, De'Angelo Henderson, Joe Williams
Wr: Mike Evans, Antonio Brown, AJ Green,
Allen Robinson, Cameron Meredith, John Ross, Jordan Matthews, Laquon Treadwell, John Brown, Curtis Samuel, Allen Hurns, Taywan Taylor, Keelan Cole, Brandon Zylstra, Krishawn Hogan, Chad Williams, Josh Malone, Noah Brown
Te: Kyle Rudolph, OJ Howard, George Kittle, Ricky Seals-Jones, Rico Gathers

2018: 2 1st round picks (1st and 6th overall), 3 second round picks, 1 third round pick, 1 tenth round pick
2019: Picks 1-10

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Gtdano_14 » Mon Oct 09, 2017 7:02 am

Lots of mistakes along the way. In no particular order:

1. I THINK i missed out on L. Bell (certainly Gio) by trading back and getting McFadden and drafting C. Michael!
2. I traded DT straight up for Kendall Hunter a few days before Peyton signed with the Broncos and took DT to 90+ catches a year.
3. Traded the 1.10 (Turned out to be Stafford) for Hightower and Leinart.
4: Traded a future 1st (not mine, ended up being 1.02) for Jamaal Charles (injured a lot since then) and the other guy got Amari Cooper.
I'm sure there are a dozen more.

The previous owner of my team once traded their future (2008) 1st rounder (ended up being #4) and received Rueben Droughns. I would have taken Chris Johnson who went at #5.
16 Team PPR 1 QB - 2 RB - 2 WR - 1 TE - 1 Flex
QB- R.Wilson, C. Keenum, D. Webb
RB- D. Cook, T. Coleman, A. Jones, P. Barber, J. Kelly, M. Walton, I. Smith, R. Thomas, M. Boone, B. Hill
WR- J. Smith-Schuster, J. Doctson, C. Meredith, K.Stills, C. Sutton, T. Boyd, Dez, M. Hollins, D. Cain
TE- J.Graham, G. Kittle
'19 Picks- 1, 1, 1, 2, 3, 3, 4

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Pet_Smith » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:26 am

Not a trade, but I dropped Alex Smith this offseason as he was just a medicore bye-week fill in, and I needed to load up on crap-shoot WR's who I have no intention of ever playing... and am now a QB away from having a decent shout this year.
Dynasty - 3rd year, 12-team, Standard scoring, 1QB, 2RB, 2WR, 1TE, 2FLEX, 1K, 1DE/DT, 1LB, 1CB/S - 25man roster (30 man off season) / 6 Taxi Squad

QB Roethlisberger, Mahomes, Mayfield (TS)
RB Gurley, Hunt, Howard, Coleman, Gillislee, Foreman, Smith, Lindsay, Warren Swanson, Hood
WR Baldwin, C Davis, D.J. Moore, K Benjamin, White, Pryor, Hollins, Latimer, Calloway, Golladay (TS), Cole (TS), Sutton (TS), James (TS),R Davis (IR), C Wilson (IR)
TE Gronk, Burton, Butt (TS)
K Elliot,
DE/DT Hunter, JPP
LB Z Brown
C/S Slay, Derwin James

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby chipadelphia » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:45 am

lukkynumber13 wrote:
Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:45 pm
Drafted Kareem Hunt at 1.07 (in a league not in sig), then "sold high" on him for Gurley.

Then I panicked on Gurley after seeing him struggle on the ground, and sold him for Shady.

Then I sold Shady for Ajayi.

So I lost Kareem Hunt and have Ajayi...

Patience sir, patience.
EAGLES 10 Team Standard (1QB/2RB/2WR/1TE/FLEX)
QB: Wentz, Cousins
RB: Fournette, Hunt, Mixon, Miller, Duke Johnson, Martin
WR: Hopkins, Evans, Hill, JuJu, Thielen, Anderson, M Williams, Westbrook, Treadwell
TE: Ertz, Howard, Clay
DEF: Jax
Don Julio 12 Team Standard (1QB/2RB/3WR/1TE No Flex)
QB: Brady, Keenum
RB: Da Johnson, Howard, McCoy, Miller, Martin, Ivory
WR: Julio, A Brown, Funchess, Flash Gordon, Agholor, Sanders, Maclin, Taylor, Henderson
TE: Reed, ASJ, Seals-Jones, Watson, Everett
Make America Gronk Again 12 Team TE Premium PPR (1QB/2RB/2WR/1TE/FLEX/FLEX/FLEX)
QB: Newton, Stafford
RB: Ingram, Coleman, Lewis, Mack, Gore, Abdullah, Austin, J Williams
WR: Hill, Cooper, Baldwin, Galloday, Ross, Westbrook, Cole, Hollins, Hamilton
TE: Gronkowski, Howard, Andrews, I Thomas

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby npainter » Mon Oct 16, 2017 1:35 pm

Going into last season my team was coming off a championship with plenty of assets to move. I wanted a younger, high upside TE and was in love with Rawls. The trade ended up being Eifert and Rawls for Jordan Reed and what ended up being the 1.01 (Fournette). Of course this deal was made with my biggest rival as well. :wall:

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Kana » Thu Nov 02, 2017 7:54 am

Last offseason I traded Marvin Jones and a 1st that ended up being 1.01 (Corey Davis) for Eddie Lacy...

That pick had offers like 3 future 1sts pre-draft - and I dropped Eddie Lacy this year around week 2.
Team 1:
(10-3)

12 Team PPR, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 FLEX
QB: A Rodgers, M Mariota
RB: T Gurley, L Fournette, M Ingram, B Powell, T Riddick, CJ Prosise, M Brown, C Ivory
WR: A Thielen, M Crabtree, Marvin Jones, R Anderson, W Fuller, M Bryant, P Garcon, T Pryor, John Brown, K White, D Byrd
TE: J Reed, D Njoku, C Clay, V Davis

Draft Picks:
2018: (2) 3rds, (1) 4th
2019: (1) 1st, (1) 4th

Team 2:
(12-1)

12 Team PPR, 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 2 FLEX
QB: K Cousins, P Rivers
RB: M Gordon, M Ingram, J Mixon, CJ Prosise, J Hill, S Vereen, M Davis
WR: K Allen, S Diggs, D Bryant , E Sanders, J Nelson, W Snead, Tyrell Williams, C Godwin, Taywan Taylor, C Williams
TE: J Graham , D Njoku

Draft Picks:
2018: (1) 4th
2019: (1) 1st, (1) 4th

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Kana » Thu Nov 02, 2017 8:09 am

In an auction keeper league I offered someone OBJ (who is still a good keeper to this day with price increases) for Brandon Oliver (Hakeem Nicks just got hurt and OBJ and Oliver both just had a couple blow-up games). The other owner infamously said "Nah I think Rueben Randle is the guy in New York now". RIP.
Team 1:
(10-3)

12 Team PPR, 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 1 FLEX
QB: A Rodgers, M Mariota
RB: T Gurley, L Fournette, M Ingram, B Powell, T Riddick, CJ Prosise, M Brown, C Ivory
WR: A Thielen, M Crabtree, Marvin Jones, R Anderson, W Fuller, M Bryant, P Garcon, T Pryor, John Brown, K White, D Byrd
TE: J Reed, D Njoku, C Clay, V Davis

Draft Picks:
2018: (2) 3rds, (1) 4th
2019: (1) 1st, (1) 4th

Team 2:
(12-1)

12 Team PPR, 1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 2 FLEX
QB: K Cousins, P Rivers
RB: M Gordon, M Ingram, J Mixon, CJ Prosise, J Hill, S Vereen, M Davis
WR: K Allen, S Diggs, D Bryant , E Sanders, J Nelson, W Snead, Tyrell Williams, C Godwin, Taywan Taylor, C Williams
TE: J Graham , D Njoku

Draft Picks:
2018: (1) 4th
2019: (1) 1st, (1) 4th

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Nanananananana » Thu Nov 23, 2017 9:12 am

Been kicking myself recently for turning down a late 1st for Snead during the draft this year. Snead was really hyped up this offseason before the suspension not sure what happened there? Probably would have grabbed Hunt, Engram or O.J. :doh:

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby Generic Username » Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:15 am

Last year I gave Landry for 1.02 so I could draft Treadwell

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby hjernazian » Fri Nov 24, 2017 2:00 am

kamihamster wrote:
Wed Jan 25, 2017 2:00 pm
jtd1387 wrote:
Mon Jan 23, 2017 10:28 pm
Top this if you can:

Traded LeVeon Bell (had just taken him 1.04 in a rookie draft), Lamar Miller and following years 1st (ended up being 1.05 - Brandin Cooks)

Received Trent Richardson

I was going to ride TRich and Martin to at least a few titles over the next decade after their hot rookie season.
you win.
almost sounds made-up. Jesus.

I've made some pretty bad trades myself.

The bad:
In order to get under the cap this year, and as owner of THE most expensive player - Odell at $66 of $200 cap - I had to move Odell or cut him outright. Everyone knew this. So I ended up trading Odell and a high second for Jordy Nelson, Chris Hogan, and Larry Fitz... mind you this was before Jordy lost Rogers, before Hogan got hurt, and before Fitz lost Palmer. Not only was the trade bad, all 3 players took a hit.

The steal:
In a single QB league with guys like Wentz on the waiver wire (last offseason) I traded Matt Ryan and Rob Kelly for 1.02 overall in this years draft. That netted me Corey Davis. This happened in person on draft day. It was our first rookie draft and the guy knew nothing about the value of the first 4-5 picks. I literally handed him my phone and asked him what he wants, and those are the two guys he picked up. Mind you, I had the depth of Brees and Carr. Maybe the Odell trade was karma for this one.
Team 1

Start: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 2 RB/WR/TE, K, DEF - 26 man roster

QB: C. Newton $20, D. Brees $9, P. Mahomes $5, B. Mayfield $2
RB: D. Johnson $54, D. Henry $14, T. Coleman $4, N. Chubb $4, Ty Montg $5, B. Powell $4
WR: A. Robinson $41, T.Y. Hilton $24, J. Landry $25, D. Thomas $25, C. Davis $4, R. Anderson $3, C. Godwin $2, M. Lee $3, K. Cole $2, C. Henderson $2
TE: E. Engram $4, K. Rudolph $3, D. Njoku $2

2019 Changes coming: SUPERFLEX, adding 2 roster spots, 1 mandatory rookie draft starter, no more K/DEF, HARD cap going from $200 to $220.

Team 2

Start: 1 QB, 2 RB, 3 WR, 1 TE, 2 RB/WR/TE - 25 man roster + 4 TAXI

QB: T. Brady, M. Ryan, N. Foles
RB: K. Hunt, C. McCaffrey, D. Johnson, M. Breida, S. Ware, Ito Smith, D. Sproles, T. Rawls
WR: AJ Green, A. Thielen, N. Agholor, E. Sanders, DJ Moore, C. Kirk, C. Coleman, T. Pryor, T. Smith
TE: J. Reed, J. Butt, E. Dickson, M. Roberts, V. Davis
TAXI: S. Darnold, D. Fountain, D. Cain, Jaleel Scott

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Re: What was I Thinking Thread - Worst Trade you ever made?

Postby jeaton6 » Tue Jan 02, 2018 12:11 pm

Startup League. This one likely cost me the championship and total domination of this league forever. This was done in early June.

Gave: Kamara, Jamal Williams, 2018 3 (picked them at 1.10 and 2.6 in rookie draft)
Got: Cousins, Fat Rob, 2018 1 and 2 (ended up 1.12/2.12)

I didn’t need any of the players I received and was really just looking to get more picks for 2018 as I wasn’t planning to compete and very tight on roster space. In startup I drafted almost all the rookie picks. I ended up in playoffs and still am setup with 6 firsts for next year included 1.2,1.3,1.6 and have Mixon, McCaffrey, Cook, Davis, Tyreek, Juju, Wentz, Dak, OJ but man what could have been.

Close second in same league in June:

Traded 1.11 (would have drafted Hunt) for Tevin Coleman.
Team 1: 12 Team PPR: QB/2 RB/3 WR/TE/Flex 25+3 Taxi (Keep 20, Max Draft 8)
QB: Wentz, Dak, Cousins, Brady, Mayfield
RB: Cook, McCaffrey, Mixon, Guice, Penny, Michel, RoJo
WR: Tyreek, Juju, Corey Davis, Landry, Thielen, Martavis, Washington, Cole, Golladay, Coleman, Dasean Hamilton, J’Mon Moore
TE: Engram, Howard, Burton
PK: Zeurlein
DEF: TBD
2018: 2019: 4 1’s, 2 2’s, 5 3’s

Team 2: 12 Team PPR: QB/2 RB/2 WR/TE/2 Flex
QB: Luck, Mariota, Smith, Trubisky, Lamar Jackson
RB: Bell, Elliott, Gurley, Barkley, Penny, Chubb, Henry
WR: Green, Hopkins, Cooks, Sutton, Cobb, Crowder, White, Fountaine, Hollins
TE: Howard, Gesecki, Eifert, Hooper
2019: 4 1's, 2020: 2 1’s

Team 3: 12 Team, Tiered PPR 0.25/1.0/1.5. 0.25 PP Carry. Return Yards. Keep 15. QB/1-3 RB/2-4 WR/TE
QB: Newton, Luck
RB: Elliott, Hunt, Monty
WR: Tyreek, Cooper, Watkins, C. Davis, Z Jones, J. Matthews, Doctson, Samuel
TE: Shaheen
2018: 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.3, 3.1, 3.3, 3.4, 3.11, 4.1, 4.11, 5.11


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