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There's no sugar coating this: Marshawn Lynch has been gross. We know this because over the last three weeks he's delivered exactly six Fantasy points per game (standard scoring). By comparison, rookie Jerick McKinnon has outscored him in each game, Ronnie Hillman has pretty much doubled or tripled Lynch's numbers per game and even Darren McFadden, the poster boy of Fantasy suckitude, has actually put up better numbers than Lynch in two of the last three weeks and was just one point worse in Week 8.

A banged-up and deteriorated offensive line is part of the problem, as is a defense that hasn't quite allowed for Lynch to crush the clock with a lot of second-half work in the last three weeks. But a lack of touchdown opportunities, and a general lack of touches, is also a real concern. In the last three weeks Lynch has had zero carries inside the 5, one carry inside the 10 and three targets in the red zone. To be fair, he did have a 15-yard touchdown run called back two weeks ago and had a carry inside the 10 called back last week. But even so, it's still not what's expected from Lynch. The 42 carries he has in his last three games are the fewest since a late-season three-game spell in 2012 where he totaled 40 carries -- and delivered 328 yards and five touchdowns in the process.

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll says there's no issue with Lynch in Seattle despite trade murmurs and rumors about his future with the team. It looks like he'll be their lead back for the rest of the way, but for much of this season we've seen an emphasis on the offense leaning on Russell Wilson a little more and Lynch a little less. 'Beast Mode' has two 20-carry games on the year. His third should come this week against Oakland at home, a get-right game if there ever was one, but the rest-of-season outlook for Lynch is messy. Following Oakland the Seahawks get another good matchup home against the Giants, but they still have home-and-home games against the 49ers and Cardinals between Weeks 12 through 16 with other matchups against the Chiefs and Eagles on the road mixed in before a Week 17 game against the Rams. It's not pretty.

If Lynch has the big game we all expect against the Raiders then his value will rebound and owners can get a ton in trade for him if they so choose. But if Lynch is limited again in Week 9 and doesn't string together, say, 100 yards and a touchdown, then his value will tank. Trading Lynch probably wasn't a thought in your head until recently, and with the schedule being what it is the next couple of weeks, the time is right to at least consider making some sell-high offers. Don't give up Lynch for just anything, but don't put your head in the sand and blindly believe Lynch will knock out big games every week the rest of the way. It's a good time to either sell on Lynch now or pray for a big game in Week 9 and then move him out.

If you're trading him now, here's a look at what to expect in exchange for him based on actual trades made in CBSSports.com leagues.

Marshawn Lynch for Rob Gronkowski: That's pretty darn close to even, though I might not expect every single Gronk owner to be willing to part with their stud tight end for Lynch (I wouldn't do it unless I had another quality tight end on my roster).

Marshawn Lynch, Brandon Marshall and Colin Kaepernick for Frank Gore and Aaron Rodgers: The team getting Lynch here wins big. Marshall might be in the tank but he's not going to stay there all season and Colin Kaepernick has some juicy matchups coming up. I might not love having Lynch on my roster but I'd take him over Gore for the rest of the year.

Marshawn Lynch for Ben Tate and Sammy Watkins: This is the classic "overpay for studs" that teams loaded with depth are making before the Fantasy playoff run starts.

Marshawn Lynch for LeSean McCoy: Interesting deal involving two disappointing first-round draft picks. McCoy actually has the easier schedule and is still getting work compared to Lynch. Lynch had better stats earlier this season but in the last three weeks Lynch has scored fewer Fantasy points, and that's counting McCoy's Week 8 bye!

Marshawn Lynch and A.J. Green for Golden Tate, Julius Thomas and Doug Martin: A lot of moving parts here. Lynch might be a player I want to move for good players now but Green is one I want to get. Thomas is another player owners should trade for and Tate is one players should try to get as much value as possible for since he's hitting the bye week and Calvin's return will take targets away. Martin could even have some decent value depending on what happens at the trade deadline. Overall the Lynch/Green side is slightly more valuable but a team loaded at running back and needy at tight end could make this trade work.

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