As the year winds down, it’s important to remember that dynasty never sleeps and that it is a 24/7 365 day operation. “All day, everyday,” as the podcast points out. To this point, every team is knocked out of the playoffs save two at this point. Now is the time to amass some deep roster stashes while other league members have checked out after being eliminated.
Trading in dynasty league is what makes the experience so much fun (besides winning money and garnering bragging rights of course). It’s also how dynasties are constructed, or perpetual cellar dwellers are formed. As in football where “it’s a game of inches,” so too is dynasty a “game of one trade after another.” Depending on how many leagues an owner is in, bullets are potentially flying everywhere in the form of 10 to 20 or more trade offers per week. Thus, any advantage that can be gained in the trade market must be exploited, as small wins over short periods of time lead to great victories over the long haul. Here are five dynasty trading mistakes that are hurting your team long-term.
This past offseason, the Minnesota Vikings hired rushing attack guru Gary Kubiak as an assistant head coach and “offensive advisor.” Gary’s penchant for getting the most of his running backs with his zone running scheme is well documented.
The dynasty think-tank known as Twitter has soured on Harry as of late. He was not only placed on injured reserved with an ankle injury, but the Evil-Empire known as the Patriots added perennial all-pro and “squeaky clean” receiver Antonio Brown to the fold. This addition has further pushed Harry down the Patriot’s depth chart as their number four wide receiver but also offered dynasty owners across the land an excellent time to buy this stud rookie wide receiver.