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Seven weeks down, six to go. It's kind of sad that we're already past the halfway point of the Fantasy season, but we're also that much closer to earning playoff spots, clinching title game matchups and winning some leagues.

Now's the time to take inventory of rosters and figure out just how close you are to a Fantasy title. If you're 7 -0, 6-1 or 5-2, you're looking pretty good. If you're 4-3 or 3-4 you're not bad at all -- you just need to win. If you're 2-5 or worse you're on thin ice. No matter what, now's the time to make a move. And I'm not talking about dancing -- I'm taking about making a trade.

In order to get something you need, you need to give up something someone else wants. So your first move is to identify the players on your roster than people might want. Then, match up those players with the needs of other owners. It does you no good to offer someone Golden Tate if they already start Demaryius Thomas and Antonio Brown, but the guy who has been scraping by with Larry Fitzgerald and Roddy White might be interested.

The problem is that most of the time owners want the very best players. To get those guys, you'll either need to give a very good player in exchange or deal off two starter-quality guys for one stud. Those are the two kinds of deals you'll see play out in most leagues with some two-for-three and even some three-for-three swaps mixed in. But it's those owners with excellent depth who can consolidate it into an elite-level player.

Fantasy owners aren't just looking for deals -- they're looking for steals. They're also looking to dump players who are hot right now but could turn cold in a week or two. That's the focus this week -- if you can't afford a top-shelf starter, aim for one of these buy-low suggestions, perhaps by dealing off a sell-high guy.

Buy low

Tre Mason, RB, Rams: Chances are someone in every league is going to pick up Mason off waivers this week. If it's not you, swoop in and make an offer. Jeff Fisher-led teams have shown a commitment to their best backs through the years and Mason figures to be the best guy for the job in St. Louis. Besides, who can resist trading away a player they literally just picked up off waivers for a starter? The clock's ticking on getting him for cheap.

Jerick McKinnon, RB, Vikings: There was never any question about McKinnon's raw talent, but now that he's been picking up the nuances of the pro game, he's quickly morphing into a legitimate starting Fantasy back. The touches and playing time over the last two games are all you need to see to recognize McKinnon as the Vikings' top back, for better or worse, for the rest of the season. Before Week 7, no team's group of running backs had totaled 100 yards against the Bills. McKinnon exceeded that.

Darren McFadden, RB, Raiders: I can't believe I'm saying it, but McFadden is a good player to trade for in that he'll come cheap and has the role of starter on lock down. We're headed into Week 8 and he doesn't have a tear or a pull or a break or anything. It could happen in a few weeks, but that's why his price tag shouldn't be too high. If you're in a real pinch at running back this could be the stopgap you need until someone shakes out on waivers.

Matthew Stafford, QB, Lions: When Calvin Johnson comes back, Stafford's numbers should pop. Teams who have Stafford and another quality quarterback should be receptive to dumping him for whatever they can get. After their bye (when Johnson is expected back), the Lions face only three teams currently ranked in the Top 12 in Fantasy points allowed to quarterbacks including the Vikings, who are only in the Top 10 after how they started the season, and the Packers, who they take on at Lambeau in Week 17.

Calvin Johnson, WR, Lions: See above. Desperate owners with a losing record will pawn Johnson for two good starters.

Sell high

Terrance Williams, WR, Cowboys: On the season, Williams has 338 yards and six touchdowns on just 19 catches over 31 targets. That's effectively 18 yards per catch, a touchdown every three catches and a touchdown every five targets. Call me skeptical, but I don't think he keeps it up. When he gets targets his numbers are good -- in three games with six or more targets he's delivered at least 11 Fantasy points. But in the four games with three targets or fewer, he's had nine Fantasy points once and seven or less three times. Naturally, the targets seem to come when Dallas plays from behind or in a competitive game. Looking at their rest-of-season schedule, the Cowboys appear to have some games left where Tony Romo will need to throw -- maybe that means something good for Williams, but I'd rather turn him into a running back like Justin Forsett or Ben Tate.

Lamar Miller, RB, Dolphins: If you can cash in on an owner buying into the allure of an every-down back, Miller will bring you back quite a bit in trade. The only reason to consider trading Miller is because of his upcoming schedule, which includes five games against defenses in the Top 10 in Fantasy points allowed to running backs, and that doesn't include trips to Denver or New England. Don't give Miller away for peanuts, but if someone is willing to overpay, let them ... after his Week 8 game at Jacksonville.

Mike Wallace, WR, Dolphins: Wallace has the same schedule as Miller and faces his own share of tough pass defenses after this week's game. He's been very touchdown dependent and doesn't have more than 81 yards in a game this season. He also doesn't have more than 12 Fantasy points in a game yet this season.

Jay Cutler, QB, Bears: It'll take more than one bad game from Cutler for his Fantasy stock to sink, but a tough schedule coming up doesn't help him, nor does an offensive line that's taking longer to heal up than first believed. Plus, Cutler has a pretty clear track record of getting banged up -- are we sure he'll take every snap for the Bears? I wouldn't deal Cutler if you don't have an alternative to start, but if you do then seek out the owner who has Matt Ryan and see if he wants to make his team better. Heck, you could even consider a Cutler-for- Stafford deal

Remember, you can always get a look at who's being traded by checking out our Most Traded list compiled with data from actual leagues. And on every player's page on you can see what they're getting traded for. Now's the time to make a playoff-clinching move!

Our Trade Value Chart is designed to help you in making fair trades in your standard-scoring or PPR league. 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 might be able to get in return. This list should also work as a "Rest of Season" Rankings.

Player Stnd PPR Player Stnd PPR Player Stnd PPR
Demaryius Thomas, WR, DEN 39 43 Terrance Williams, WR, DAL 18 19 Keenan Allen, WR, SD 9 11
DeMarco Murray, RB, DAL 38 41 Greg Olsen, TE, CAR 17 20 Percy Harvin, WR, NYJ 9 11
Peyton Manning, QB, DEN 37 37 Sammy Watkins, WR, BUF 17 20 Reggie Bush, RB, DET 9 11
Matt Forte, RB, CHI 36 39 Steve Smith, WR, BAL 17 20 Wes Welker, WR, DEN 9 11
Jamaal Charles, RB, KC 35 38 Shane Vereen, RB, NE 17 19 Knile Davis, RB, KC 9 10
Aaron Rodgers, QB, GB 35 35 Ben Tate, RB, CLE 17 18 Torrey Smith, WR, BAL 9 10
Andrew Luck, QB, IND 35 35 DeSean Jackson, WR, WAS 17 18 Chris Ivory, RB, NYJ 9 9
Antonio Brown, WR, PIT 34 38 Joique Bell, RB, DET 17 18 Mark Ingram, RB, NO 9 9
Jordy Nelson, WR, GB 34 38 Matthew Stafford, QB, DET 17 17 Montee Ball, RB, DEN 9 9
Dez Bryant, WR, DAL 33 37 Michael Floyd, WR, ARI 16 19 Brandin Cooks, WR, NO 8 11
Arian Foster, RB, HOU 33 35 Roddy White, WR, ATL 16 19 Josh Gordon, WR, CLE 8 11
Le'Veon Bell, RB, PIT 32 35 Antonio Gates, TE, SD 16 18 Doug Baldwin, WR, SEA 8 10
Marshawn Lynch, RB, SEA 32 34 Colin Kaepernick, QB, SF 16 16 Jordan Cameron, TE, CLE 8 10
Randall Cobb, WR, GB 29 33 Eli Manning, QB, NYG 16 16 Malcom Floyd, WR, SD 8 10
LeSean McCoy, RB, PHI 29 31 Frank Gore, RB, SF 16 16 Martellus Bennett, TE, CHI 8 10
A.J. Green, WR, CIN 28 32 Rashad Jennings, RB, NYG 16 16 Darren McFadden, RB, OAK 8 9
Julio Jones, WR, ATL 28 32 Pierre Garcon, WR, WAS 15 17 Doug Martin, RB, TB 8 9
Giovani Bernard, RB, CIN 28 31 Vincent Jackson, WR, TB 15 17 Fred Jackson, RB, BUF 8 9
Julius Thomas, TE, DEN 28 31 Jerick McKinnon, RB, MIN 15 16 Ryan Mathews, RB, SD 8 9
Calvin Johnson, WR, DET 27 30 Alfred Morris, RB, WAS 15 15 Isaiah Crowell, RB, CLE 8 8
Jimmy Graham, TE, NO 26 30 Julian Edelman, WR, NE 14 18 Joseph Randle, RB, DAL 8 8
Lamar Miller, RB, MIA 24 26 Michael Crabtree, WR, SF 14 17 Nick Foles, QB, PHI 8 8
Tom Brady, QB, NE 24 24 Branden Oliver, RB, SD 14 15 Anquan Boldin, WR, SF 7 10
Rob Gronkowski, TE, NE 23 26 Cam Newton, QB, CAR 14 14 Andre Holmes, WR, OAK 7 9
Emmanuel Sanders, WR, DEN 22 25 Matt Ryan, QB, ATL 14 14 Brandon LaFell, WR, NE 7 9
Jeremy Maclin, WR, PHI 22 25 Tre Mason, RB, STL 14 14 Larry Donnell, TE, NYG 7 9
Russell Wilson, QB, SEA 22 22 Eric Decker, WR, NYJ 13 16 Carlos Hyde, RB, SF 7 8
Brandon Marshall, WR, CHI 21 24 Travis Kelce, TE, KC 13 15 Jeremy Hill, RB, CIN 7 8
Kelvin Benjamin, WR, CAR 21 24 DeAndre Hopkins, WR, HOU 12 14 Khiry Robinson, RB, NO 7 8
Philip Rivers, QB, SD 21 21 Dwayne Allen, TE, IND 12 14 Zach Ertz, TE, PHI 7 8
Alshon Jeffery, WR, CHI 20 23 Jordan Reed, TE, WAS 12 14 Ben Roethlisberger, QB, PIT 7 7
T.Y. Hilton, WR, IND 20 23 Marques Colston, WR, NO 12 14 Bernard Pierce, RB, BAL 7 7
Eddie Lacy, RB, GB 20 22 Mohamed Sanu, WR, CIN 12 14 Ryan Tannehill, QB, MIA 7 7
Drew Brees, QB, NO 20 20 Rueben Randle, WR, NYG 12 14 Trent Richardson, RB, IND 7 7
Golden Tate, WR, DET 19 23 Andre Johnson, WR, HOU 11 14 Allen Robinson, WR, JAC 6 8
Mike Wallace, WR, MIA 19 22 Carson Palmer, QB, ARI 11 11 Kendall Wright, WR, TEN 6 8
Ahmad Bradshaw, RB, IND 19 21 Larry Fitzgerald, WR, ARI 10 12 Bobby Rainey, RB, TB 6 7
Andre Ellington, RB, ARI 19 21 Reggie Wayne, WR, IND 10 12 Cordarrelle Patterson, WR, MIN 6 7
Jay Cutler, QB, CHI 19 19 Vernon Davis, TE, SF 10 12 Darren Sproles, RB, PHI 6 7
Tony Romo, QB, DAL 19 19 Odell Beckham, WR, NYG 10 11 Bishop Sankey, RB, TEN 6 6
Justin Forsett, RB, BAL 18 20 Brian Quick, WR, STL 9 11 Zac Stacy, RB, STL 6 6
Ronnie Hillman, RB, DEN 18 19 Delanie Walker, TE, TEN 9 11 Pierre Thomas, RB, NO 5 7