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Fantasy Football Trade Value Chart

Fantasy Football Trade Value Chart

DK Metcalf headlines the wide receiver section of our Fantasy Football Trade Value Chart.

You spent the weekend watching your fantasy team fail to deliver a win yet again. This is the final straw. Sitting on your couch, staring into the oblivion that was once such a promising season, you vow to trade each and every one of these lollygaggers. Before you make a move that seems good in your chicken wing and light beer-addled state, you consult a trade value chart. Let the experts confirm that your team is a bunch of bums, but also how can you dupe your idiot friends into making a good deal for you.

The SGPN Trade Value Chart utilizes a proprietary blend of herbs and spices, no wait, that’s my famed fried chicken recipe. The Talentless Mr. Roto considered a wide variety of factors while building the trade value chart. Considering FantasyPros Rest of Season Rankings, Performance to date, points above replacement level player, and average draft position. Taking these public ingredients, he weighed the values, made adjustments, and came up with a trade value chart. It remains to be seen if it is valuable, but here it is for your fantasy improvements.

Download Excel version of Fantasy Football Trade Value Chart here


Player Team Pos Value Player Team Pos Value
Russell Wilson SEA QB 296 Ryan Fitzpatrick MIA QB 147
Patrick Mahomes II KC QB 283 Teddy Bridgewater CAR QB 139
Josh Allen BUF QB 276 Drew Brees NO QB 128
Aaron Rodgers GB QB 265 Derek Carr LV QB 123
Kyler Murray ARI QB 258 Andy Dalton DAL QB 114
Cam Newton NE QB 231 Carson Wentz PHI QB 99
Lamar Jackson BAL QB 225 Daniel Jones NYG QB 88
Ben Roethlisberger PIT QB 212 Tua Tagovailoa MIA QB 86
Joe Burrow CIN QB 207 Justin Herbert LAC QB 70
Deshaun Watson HOU QB 203 Baker Mayfield CLE QB 67
Ryan Tannehill TEN QB 203 Kirk Cousins MIN QB 62
Matt Ryan ATL QB 193 Mitchell Trubisky CHI QB 56
Gardner Minshew II JAC QB 192 Jimmy Garoppolo SF QB 55
Matthew Stafford DET QB 164 Sam Darnold NYJ QB 50
Jared Goff LAR QB 161 Dwayne Haskins WAS QB 34
Nick Foles CHI QB 154 Alex Smith WAS QB 17
Tom Brady TB QB 153 Philip Rivers IND QB 16

The big takeaway from quarterback was that only six quarterbacks were performing significantly better, 2+ points per game, than replacement level. Josh Allen, Russell Wilson, Patrick Mahomes, Kyler Murray, Aaron Rodgers, and Ryan Fitzpatrick are proving to be above average starters so far this season. The remarkable thing to consider is that Fitzpatrick had a 5 point week in Week One against the Patriots. Without that game, he has been producing on a Rodgers-like level. Sure he may come back down to Earth, but ride the Fitzmagic roller coaster as long as possible.

Running Backs

Player Team Pos Value Player Team Pos Value
Alvin Kamara NO RB 320 Damien Harris NE RB 187
Aaron Jones GB RB 318 Malcolm Brown LAR RB 187
Chris Carson SEA RB 316 Nick Chubb CLE RB 185
Derrick Henry TEN RB 306 James White NE RB 181
James Conner PIT RB 305 D’Andre Swift DET RB 181
Ezekiel Elliott DAL RB 304 Austin Ekeler LAC RB 179
Josh Jacobs LV RB 299 J.D. McKissic WAS RB 174
Dalvin Cook MIN RB 298 Peyton Barber WAS RB 169
Clyde Edwards-Helaire KC RB 298 Darrel Williams KC RB 162
James Robinson JAC RB 297 Gus Edwards BAL RB 160
Joe Mixon CIN RB 293 Cam Akers LAR RB 160
Jonathan Taylor IND RB 291 Carlos Hyde SEA RB 160
Kareem Hunt CLE RB 289 Myles Gaskin MIA RB 158
Raheem Mostert SF RB 285 Kalen Ballage LAC RB 156
Melvin Gordon III DEN RB 284 Darrynton Evans TEN RB 146
Miles Sanders PHI RB 284 Mike Davis CAR RB 145
Ronald Jones II TB RB 279 Anthony McFarland Jr. PIT RB 132
Christian McCaffrey CAR RB 278 Jalen Richard LV RB 130
David Montgomery CHI RB 277 Dion Lewis NYG RB 129
Devin Singletary BUF RB 269 Frank Gore NYJ RB 120
Todd Gurley II ATL RB 266 Giovani Bernard CIN RB 119
Latavius Murray NO RB 259 Devine Ozigbo JAC RB 118
David Johnson HOU RB 257 Sony Michel NE RB 115
Kenyan Drake ARI RB 251 J.J. Taylor NE RB 111
Antonio Gibson WAS RB 250 Duke Johnson Jr. HOU RB 96
Joshua Kelley LAC RB 249 Bryce Love WAS RB 95
Alexander Mattison MIN RB 242 Boston Scott PHI RB 95
Chase Edmonds ARI RB 240 Darwin Thompson KC RB 89
Darrell Henderson LAR RB 238 Tevin Coleman SF RB 84
Adrian Peterson DET RB 231 Kerryon Johnson DET RB 57
Zack Moss BUF RB 229 DeeJay Dallas SEA RB 56
Le’Veon Bell NYJ RB 225 Ryquell Armstead JAC RB 48
Jerick McKinnon SF RB 224 Jordan Howard MIA RB 42
Devonta Freeman NYG RB 222 Rashaad Penny SEA RB 41
Brian Hill ATL RB 221 Ito Smith ATL RB 39
J.K. Dobbins BAL RB 219 D’Ernest Johnson CLE RB 33
Nyheim Hines IND RB 219 Ty Montgomery NO RB 30
Mark Ingram II BAL RB 215 Mike Boone MIN RB 29
Tony Pollard DAL RB 211 Royce Freeman DEN RB 23
Justin Jackson LAC RB 209 LeSean McCoy TB RB 20
Rex Burkhead NE RB 205 Chris Thompson JAC RB 13
Jamaal Williams GB RB 201 Matt Breida MIA RB 12
Phillip Lindsay DEN RB 195 AJ Dillon GB RB 9
Leonard Fournette TB RB 192 Lamical Perine NYJ RB 8
Benny Snell Jr. PIT RB 189

Our trade value chart might not appropriately value Alvin Kamara and Aaron Jones enough. Jones is scoring 12.1 points per week above replacement, while Kamara is 14.8 points above replacement. Both of these backs are producing at an absolutely torrid pace and are valued well above their counterparts. Chris Carson has sneakily entered himself into the elite running back conversation. There were initial concerns about him being in a committee to start the year, but he has asserted his role as the lead back for Seattle.

Wide Receiver

Player Team Pos Value Player Team Pos Value
D.K. Metcalf SEA WR 316 Mecole Hardman KC WR 173
DeAndre Hopkins ARI WR 310 Hunter Renfrow LV WR 170
Calvin Ridley ATL WR 307 Gabriel Davis BUF WR 169
Tyler Lockett SEA WR 304 Zach Pascal IND WR 169
Stefon Diggs BUF WR 303 DeSean Jackson PHI WR 167
Amari Cooper DAL WR 293 Jarvis Landry CLE WR 158
Tyreek Hill KC WR 292 Deebo Samuel SF WR 155
Davante Adams GB WR 287 Brandin Cooks HOU WR 148
Adam Thielen MIN WR 286 Cordarrelle Patterson CHI WR 143
Terry McLaurin WAS WR 284 Adam Humphries TEN WR 142
Robert Woods LAR WR 276 KJ Hamler DEN WR 142
Mike Evans TB WR 276 Emmanuel Sanders NO WR 139
Kenny Golladay DET WR 266 Mike Williams LAC WR 131
Allen Robinson II CHI WR 266 Henry Ruggs III LV WR 128
Chris Godwin TB WR 264 N’Keal Harry NE WR 126
Michael Thomas NO WR 261 T.Y. Hilton IND WR 124
Keenan Allen LAC WR 259 David Moore SEA WR 119
Julio Jones ATL WR 254 Van Jefferson LAR WR 118
CeeDee Lamb DAL WR 248 Anthony Miller CHI WR 114
Will Fuller V HOU WR 248 Keelan Cole JAC WR 109
Marquez Valdes-Scantling GB WR 247 Preston Williams MIA WR 104
Cole Beasley BUF WR 247 Curtis Samuel CAR WR 102
Jamison Crowder NYJ WR 247 Randall Cobb HOU WR 100
Tyler Boyd CIN WR 247 Alshon Jeffery PHI WR 99
Chase Claypool PIT WR 246 Miles Boykin BAL WR 92
Diontae Johnson PIT WR 245 Marvin Jones Jr. DET WR 90
Tre’Quan Smith NO WR 244 Quintez Cephus DET WR 86
DeVante Parker MIA WR 244 A.J. Green CIN WR 84
Tee Higgins CIN WR 243 Steven Sims WAS WR 83
John Brown BUF WR 243 Nelson Agholor LV WR 80
A.J. Brown TEN WR 242 Danny Amendola DET WR 73
Robby Anderson CAR WR 237 Josh Reynolds LAR WR 71
Odell Beckham Jr. CLE WR 237 Golden Tate NYG WR 67
Laviska Shenault Jr. JAC WR 237 Christian Kirk ARI WR 60
D.J. Chark Jr. JAC WR 233 Demarcus Robinson KC WR 58
Cooper Kupp LAR WR 231 Olamide Zaccheaus ATL WR 55
Justin Jefferson MIN WR 230 Andy Isabella ARI WR 55
JuJu Smith-Schuster PIT WR 229 Sterling Shepard NYG WR 52
D.J. Moore CAR WR 224 Chris Conley JAC WR 50
Marquise Brown BAL WR 220 Allen Lazard GB WR 50
Darius Slayton NYG WR 217 Darnell Mooney CHI WR 49
Russell Gage ATL WR 216 Tim Patrick DEN WR 37
Jerry Jeudy DEN WR 213 Larry Fitzgerald ARI WR 35
Corey Davis TEN WR 206 James Washington PIT WR 35
Michael Gallup DAL WR 201 Tyron Johnson LAC WR 25
Sammy Watkins KC WR 192 Bryan Edwards LV WR 15
Julian Edelman NE WR 190 Breshad Perriman NYJ WR 13
Scotty Miller TB WR 184 Jalen Reagor PHI WR 12
Brandon Aiyuk SF WR 178 John Ross CIN WR 6

The hate tweets, comments, emails, and more are on their way with Michael Thomas being ranked so low and being valued on level with Chris Godwin and Keenan Allen. However, the facts are the facts. Thomas has only played one game this season and did not look particularly productive. Moving forward, it is unclear what the New Orleans offense will look like or how Thomas will factor in. Additionally, it appears Thomas may be starting to move towards “Diva Land” with the news of his suspension for Monday night’s matchup. All those things combined have to have you wondering if Thomas is the same elite-level value he has been. He is certainly still talented, but he may not be a top-tier value anymore.

Tight Ends

Player Team Pos Value Player Team Pos Value
Travis Kelce KC TE 292 Logan Thomas WAS TE 124
Darren Waller LV TE 267 Cameron Brate TB TE 103
Hunter Henry LAC TE 265 Eric Ebron PIT TE 101
Mark Andrews BAL TE 264 Evan Engram NYG TE 99
George Kittle SF TE 247 Dawson Knox BUF TE 94
Jonnu Smith TEN TE 246 Mo Alie-Cox IND TE 91
T.J. Hockenson DET TE 203 Rob Gronkowski TB TE 80
Noah Fant DEN TE 187 Austin Hooper CLE TE 77
Mike Gesicki MIA TE 180 Jared Cook NO TE 75
Hayden Hurst ATL TE 172 Greg Olsen SEA TE 60
Jimmy Graham CHI TE 165 Drew Sample CIN TE 44
Dalton Schultz DAL TE 163 Chris Herndon IV NYJ TE 27
Tyler Higbee LAR TE 150 Gerald Everett LAR TE 25
Zach Ertz PHI TE 146 Tyler Eifert JAC TE 22
Trey Burton IND TE 136 Jordan Akins HOU TE 21
Robert Tonyan GB TE 131

As with every year, there are six elite-tier tight ends and then a whole mess of next-level guys on the trade value chart. Although some players like Gesicki, Fant, and Hockenson may crack elite-tier status as the season goes on, they are not quite there yet. There have been too many ups and downs so far each of these guys to reliably count them among the elite. If you have one of the elite-level guys then you are in great shape and can count on their strong value above replacement level down the stretch.

Download Excel version of Fantasy Football Trade Value Chart here

Raised on the frozen tundra of Canada Minor, Upstate New York, Adam brings the rabid fandom you expect of Buffalo sports fans. He learned to talk sports while tailgating and practiced writing about it at SUNY Brockport. Now transplanted to the semi-South, he brings his rabid fantasy knowledge to Degen Nation as the Talentless Mr. Roto.