Fantasy Football Week 7 Rankings: Trade Values Chart

Week 7 Rankings: Standard | PPR

After six weeks, you probably know what kind of Fantasy team you have.

If you're 6-0, 5-1 or 4-2, you're thinking playoffs. You're interested in bolstering your lineup with as many reliable starters as you can get.

If you're 3-3 or worse, you've probably realized you have to improve your team in some way in order to jump back into the playoff hunt.

This is where the two-for-one trade comes into play. It's a logical step that helps everyone. Teams thinking postseason are looking for the elite or near-elite studs to put their rosters over the top. Teams in need of collecting wins need to land players who can reliably fill out a lineup. Also, this is the kind of trade where it's OK for the elite teams to overpay for elite starters.

This isn't to say teams that are 3-3 should pawn off the David Johnsons and Julio Joneses of the world for some magic beans, but if you're a 3-3 team with a big-time player then you probably have holes in your lineup that need plugging. Parting with superstars -- and getting the right kind of haul in return -- is what will salvage your season.

Finally, these trades aren't designed for someone to get ripped off. They're win-win. One team gets good depth, the other gets a superstar. Both teams move forward with unbridled optimism. Milkshakes are shared. If you think you're getting ripped off then holy cow DON'T MAKE THE TRADE.

So here are a few trade offers that have come across my Twitter timeline. Assume that the team trading one player is 3-3 or worse and the team trading two players back is 4-2 or better.

DeAndre Hopkins for Mark Ingram and Jeremy Maclin : Fine, this swap doesn't quite exactly have a tippy-top-tier stud on the table, but you have to admit Ingram and Hopkins both have potential to be. This is the kind of two-for-one move that helps both sides.

Jimmy Graham for Jordan Howard and Zach Ertz : Someone's overpaying for Graham here, even if Howard is the selliest of sell-high running backs. But ... it's exactly the kind of trade someone who is 4-2 or better would make. They want to solidify their tight end spot by dumping Ertz and seemingly move depth at running back in Howard for a rest-of-season starter in Graham. The trade would probably still work with a lesser running back like Jerick McKinnon .

David Johnson for A.J. Green and James White : We're looking at a darn good attempt by the Green/White owner to land Johnson. Green, despite the boom-or-bust nature of his production so far, is a Fantasy stud. White might not quite be a sell-high candidate -- he's been playing well and there's no concrete evidence of Dion Lewis ' return. Pairing both for Johnson might look stupid on the surface, but Johnson just put up his best game of the season. You've gotten the very best of him. And if you're 3-3 even with Johnson, your roster needs a boost somewhere. The trade is particularly workable in PPR.

Le'Veon Bell for Jamaal Charles and Stefon Diggs : This works in concept only -- a team is trying to move a pretty good running back and a receiver for one star player. No one's giving up on Bell, even with Ben Roethlisberger sidelined for a couple of weeks, unless it's for a really good combination. Charles and Diggs comes up short but Charles and, say, T.Y. Hilton would be enticing.

Lamar Miller for Terrance West and Theo Riddick : This deal could be looked at from a couple of angles. Maybe the owner is selling high on Miller and is looking for running back depth. Maybe the other owner is trying to sell high on West. The bottom line is that it's just not enough for Miller -- if Riddick were Jonathan Stewart then I think this would be a go.

What are the Trade Values? The chart is designed to help guide you in making fair trades in your standard-scoring or PPR leagues. The values assigned to the players below are a long-term measurement of their Fantasy value. By adding two players' values you could determine what one player you should be able to get in return. This list also works as a "Rest of Season" rankings. Also, any player not on the chart should be considered valued at no more than four points.

Running backs

Player Stnd PPR
David Johnson, ARI 42 44
Le'Veon Bell, PIT 40 43
Ezekiel Elliott, DAL 38 40
LeSean McCoy, BUF 37 40
DeMarco Murray, TEN 32 35
Lamar Miller, HOU 27 29
Todd Gurley, LAR 26 28
Carlos Hyde, SF 25 26
Melvin Gordon, SD 24 26
Devonta Freeman, ATL 24 26
C.J. Anderson, DEN 23 25
Christine Michael, SEA 23 25
Jamaal Charles, KC 19 22
Mark Ingram, NO 19 21
Jordan Howard, CHI 18 20
Doug Martin, TB 17 19
LeGarrette Blount, NE 17 17
Frank Gore, IND 15 17
Jerick McKinnon, MIN 15 17
Terrance West, BAL 15 16
Eddie Lacy, GB 14 15
Tevin Coleman, ATL 13 15
Jonathan Stewart, CAR 13 14
Jeremy Hill, CIN 12 12
Ryan Mathews, PHI 10 11
Jay Ajayi, MIA 10 11
Isaiah Crowell, CLE 10 10
Latavius Murray, OAK 9 11
Matt Forte, NYJ 9 10
Matt Jones, WAS 9 10
James White, NE 8 11
Spencer Ware, KC 8 9
Devontae Booker, DEN 7 9
Jacquizz Rodgers, TB 7 9
Giovani Bernard, CIN 7 9
T.J. Yeldon, JAC 7 9
Theo Riddick, DET 6 9
Bilal Powell, NYJ 6 9
Bobby Rainey, NYG 6 8
Mike Gillislee, BUF 6 7
Thomas Rawls, SEA 5 6
Derrick Henry, TEN 5 6
Dwayne Washington, DET 5 6
Arian Foster, MIA 5 6
DeAngelo Williams, PIT 5 6

Wide receivers

Player Stnd PPR
Julio Jones, ATL 42 46
Antonio Brown, PIT 40 44
A.J. Green, CIN 35 39
Mike Evans, TB 35 39
Odell Beckham, NYG 30 34
Allen Robinson, JAC 28 31
Jordy Nelson, GB 26 28
Demaryius Thomas, DEN 24 27
T.Y. Hilton, IND 23 26
Larry Fitzgerald, ARI 20 23
DeAndre Hopkins, HOU 19 22
Amari Cooper, OAK 19 22
Dez Bryant, DAL 19 21
Brandon Marshall, NYJ 18 21
Kelvin Benjamin, CAR 18 21
Doug Baldwin, SEA 17 20
Marvin Jones, DET 16 19
Brandin Cooks, NO 16 18
Emmanuel Sanders, DEN 15 18
Alshon Jeffery, CHI 15 18
Jarvis Landry, MIA 14 18
Stefon Diggs, MIN 14 17
Randall Cobb, GB 14 17
Michael Crabtree, OAK 14 16
Julian Edelman, NE 13 16
Terrelle Pryor, CLE 13 16
Michael Thomas, NO 11 14
Willie Snead, NO 11 13
DeSean Jackson, WAS 10 12
Jordan Matthews, PHI 9 12
John Brown, ARI 9 11
Will Fuller, HOU 9 11
Cameron Meredith, CHI 8 11
Sterling Shepard, NYG 8 10
Travis Benjamin, SD 8 10
Chris Hogan, NE 8 10
Kenny Britt, LA 7 10
Cole Beasley, DAL 7 10
Sammie Coates, PIT 7 9
Jeremy Maclin, KC 7 9
Steve Smith, BAL 7 9
Donte Moncrief, IND 7 9
Robert Woods, BUF 7 9
Tyrell Williams, SD 7 8
Mike Wallace, BAL 7 8
Golden Tate, DET 6 8
Jamison Crowder, WAS 6 8
Michael Floyd, ARI 6 7
Tyler Lockett, SEA 5 7
Quincy Enunwa, NYJ 5 7

Tight ends

Player Stnd PPR
Rob Gronkowski, NE 30 33
Greg Olsen, CAR 18 20
Kyle Rudolph, MIN 14 16
Jordan Reed, WAS 14 16
Jimmy Graham, SEA 14 16
Hunter Henry, SD 13 16
Martellus Bennett, NE 11 13
Delanie Walker, TEN 10 12
Coby Fleener, NO 10 12
Zach Miller, CHI 8 10
Tyler Eifert, CIN 8 8
Travis Kelce, KC 6 7
Gary Barnidge, CLE 5 7
Zach Ertz, PHI 5 6

Quarterbacks

Player Stnd PPR
Tom Brady, NE 22 22
Matt Ryan, ATL 21 21
Drew Brees, NO 18 18
Cam Newton, CAR 18 18
Andrew Luck, IND 17 17
Aaron Rodgers, GB 16 16
Matthew Stafford, DET 16 16
Russell Wilson, SEA 15 15
Derek Carr, OAK 11 11
Ben Roethlisberger, PIT 11 11
Philip Rivers, SD 10 10
Eli Manning, NYG 8 8
Carson Palmer, ARI 7 7
Marcus Mariota, TEN 7 7
Carson Wentz, PHI 5 5
Dak Prescott, DAL 5 5

DSTs

Team Stnd PPR
Vikings DST 8 8
Seahawks DST 7 7
Broncos DST 7 7
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