Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

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Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby M-Dub » Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:42 pm

Was offered Lindsay and a 2020 2nd for Mayfield for the team in my sig. I already have Brees and Wilson, but I’m also pretty set at RB going into 2019 and beyond. Still, as a lifelong CU fan, I’ve loved Lindsay for years and have been touting him on these boards longer than anyone. This feels like a slam dunk, but for some reason, I’m hesitant to pull the trigger.

I think it’s because I just can’t make the leap to viewing Lindsay as a transcendent talent. It’s been a joy to watch him exceed even MY expectations, which were quite a bit higher than probably anyone’s besides Lindsay himself and his immediate family. I think he can certainly be a viable fantasy starter for several years, but I don’t see him ever becoming truly elite. With Mayfield, I have no problem at all making that leap. I think he could be a top 2-3 dynasty QB as soon as next year, but in a 1QB league, does that even really matter?

I’m not even sure if I’m asking for reassurance here or just a slap in the face. I rarely ask for trade advice anymore, but this one has me genuinely flummoxed. I don’t really have a favorite NFL team, but Baker and Lindsay are probably two of my three favorite NFL players, along with Ertz.

If it matters, I’m likely to be a playoff team, so Lindsay definitely helps me more ROS, but I don’t see him being the piece that puts me over the top.
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8 starters: 1 QB, 1-4 RB/WR/TE

QB: Wilson, Big Ben, Tua
RB: McCaffrey, Mixon, Guice, Lindsay, McFarland, J. Hill, AP, Homer, J. Robinson
WR: Godwin, Golladay, Keenan, Woods, Sammy, Watson, Reynolds, Proche, Reed
TE: Ertz, Rudolph
Taxi: Irv Smith, Hurts

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18-man, same as above

QB: Dak, Baker
RB: CMC, Sanders, DJ, T. Williams
WR: Julio, ARob, Kirk, Lockett, Campbell, G. Tate, Watson, Tre’Quan, Duvernay, Proche, Quez, P. Harvin
TE: Kelce, Goedert, Howard, Thomas, Oliver, Waring
Taxi: Isabella, Hurts

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QB: Stafford $8/?, Big Ben $11/?, Herbert, $3/?
RB: Gurley $71/1, Guice $24/3, Hill $4/4, White $20/?, CEH $26/?, Vaughn $9/?, Eno $2/?
WR: Godwin $50/3, Hilton $43/1, Crowder $21/?, Sanders $20/?, Mims $6/?, Edwards $3/?, Hamler $2/?
TE: Howard $20/3, Jarwin $9/?, Trautman $2/?

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Re: Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby Jigga94 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 1:57 pm

I think you have to do this in a 1 QB league...

...then again you dont
2QB, 2RB, 3WR, TE, FLEX - PPR - 14 Keepers
QB: Mahomes, Baker, D. Jones, Minshew, Luck
RB: Mostert, Sony, Penny, D. Freeman, Snell, J. Jackson, Hyde, Gaskin
WR: Tyreek, DJM, Julio, Hollywood, Cooks, Preston, Parris, C. Davis, MVS
TE: Andrews, Henry, Fant, Irv
2020: 1.02, 2.02, 3.02, 4.02, 4.08

2QB, 2RB, 2WR, TE, 3FLEX - PPR - 20 Keepers
QB: Dak, Ryan, Minshew, Cam
RB: CMC, Jacobs, Hunt, Penny, J. Jackson
WR: DJM, Chark, Hardman, Mike Will, Diontae, Parris, C. Davis, Lazard
TE: Andrews, Henry, Gesicki
2020: 1.07, 1.09, 2.05
2021: 1, 1, 2, 3

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Re: Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby Goddard » Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:15 pm

That's too much value to pass up on. Even if you don't need Lindsay, I'm sure you can move him and that 2nd for someone better than Baker.

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Re: Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby hoggball » Fri Nov 16, 2018 4:33 pm

I think Lindsay would help your backfield alot. I am big fan of Lindsay buy have the same concerns as a long term viable option but he's exceeded all expectations so far. Maybe he can't be the guy long term but ROS he def could help IMO.
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12 Team Non PPR, yardage bonus, scoring distance bonus
1QB/2RB/2WR/1TE/
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QBs-Mahomes, Brady
RBs-Kamara, Conner, Henry, Lindsay, Freeman, Henderson
WRs-Nuk, Adams, Tyreek, Sutton, DJ Moore, Harry
TEs-Kelce, Andrews
Def-Jax

Team 2
12 Team 1 PPR RB/WR,
1.5 PPR TE, yardage bonus, scoring distance bonus
1QB/2RB/2WR/1TE
1FLEX(RB,WR,TE)/1K/1DEF
QBs-Luck, Darnold, Rudolph
RBs-Kamara, Mixon, Chubb,
R.Freeman, D. Williams, D. Thompson
WRs-OBJ, Tyreek, CD, Godwin, Sutton, Metcalf, Hardman, Campbell, Cain
TEs-OJ, McDonald, Fant
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Re: Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby moishetreats » Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:35 pm

I think that you're hesitating for good reason.

1) I don't see Lindsay as a long-term answer.

2) While he'll certainly help you more than Mayfield this year, his impact is reduced in a start-one-RB league.

3) With Guice on IR, your RBs aren't in dire need long-term.

4) Mayfield looks legit.

Bottom line, Lindsay would fill in the back-end of your flex rotation nicely. But, is he a difference-maker this year for you? Probably not. And, this time next year, I'd wager that Mayfield is the most valuable asset.

By 2018 "value", yes, it's probably an accept. And if you see Lindsay as a potential difference-maker in terms of making a run this year, then this offer merits strong consideration. But, I think that you'll be regretting this by the start of the 2019 season. It's not just about value now in fantasy.
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10 tms 27 plrs PPR
Start: 2QB 2RB 3WR 2TE 2Flex

QB: Rodgers, Wilson, Wentz, Brissett
RB: Gurley, Gordon, Mixon, Edwards
WR: Hill, Cooper, Hilton, Edelman, Anderson, Slayton, Lazard, Arcega-Whiteside, Harmon, Meyers, S Miller
TE: Kelce, Henry, Goedert, Jarwin, Walker, Alie-Cox, Moreau

2020: 3rd, 4thx3, 5th
2021: 2ndx3, 3rdx2, 5th
2022: 1st, 2nd, 3rdx2, 4th



12 tms 22 plyrs {IR} [Taxi]. Salary Cap $300 PPR
Start: 1QB 2RB 3WR 1TE 1SF 1Flex/ best ball

QB: Stafford ($36 through 2022), Garappolo (5/20) [Morgan (1/24), Luton (1/24), Gordon (1/24)]
RB: Mixon (29/20), Gurley (5/20), Dillon (12/24), Z Moss (10/24), Hines (1/20) [Perine (2/22)]
WR: Adams (12/20), Cooper (28/20), Kupp (3/21), Diggs (19/21), AJ Brown (7/23), Cooks (8/21), R Anderson (3/21)
TE: Ertz (22/21), Goedert (8/22)
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Re: Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby dblj1199 » Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:57 pm

You’ve followed him, you’ve praised him, you want him on your team, you need him on your team. Just accept. Sometimes we just have to take a player just because we like him.
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WR- OBJ, AJ Greene,A Brown, A Cooper, ARob, TY Hilton, D Parker, DeDe Westbrook,
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Re: Mayfield for Lindsay + 2020 2nd: Why can’t I pull the trigger on this??

Postby TrojanDynasty32 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 12:53 am

In a 1 QB, RB>QB, unless you have an advanced scoring system designed to favor QBs. Do the deal... (in Arnold voice) DO IT NOW!
Team 1
QB- Brees, Carr, Foles, Finley
RB- Conner, D Johnson, A Jones, Freeman, Edwards, Richard, Ballage, Kerryon, Gaskins, Martin, Ozigbo, Hill, Pollard
WR- AB, Pettis, Westbrook, Switzer, Patterson, Doss, Kirkwood, T Williams, Barrios, Slayton
TE- Doyle, Kittle, Jace, Waller, Moreau
K- Badgley, Carlson
DL- Buckner, Griffen, Watt, Crosby, Hurst, Key, Q Williams, Burns
LB- Roquan, J Smith, Martinez, Kuechley, Reddick, Warner, Vigil, Sweat
DB- Earl, Clinton-Dix, D McCourtey, Bates, Adderly, Swearinger

Team 2
QB- Brees, Carr
RB- Gurley, McCaffrey, Kamara, Hyde, Freeman
WR- M Thomas, Chark, Boyd, Westbrook, Metcalf, D Johnson,
TE- Waller, Kittle, Dissly,
K- Tucker
D- Saints
Start: QB, 2 RBs, 2 WRs, TE, WR/RB, WR/TE, K, D


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