Fantasy advice: Trade these 3 while you can

November 07, 2012|By Dan Richman | For RedEye

If you believe your fantasy team has a chance for something special this year and you have one of these guys on your team, now is the time to think about trading them.

Eli Manning, N.Y. Giants

This Super Bowl champion quarterback has not been super for fantasy players. I loved Manning as a top-tier fantasy quarterback going into the season, but it looks like I was wrong. He hasn't thrown a touchdown in his last two games and is averaging just over one score a game. The Giants signal caller is looking especially off course in the red zone. Others may trade for Manning thinking he is better than he is or that he may recapture last year's success.

Andre Johnson, Houston

The year is 2012, and not 2010 or 2009 when Johnson was considered the NFL's best fantasy wide receiver. He looks slow and has had too many drops for my liking. The Pro Bowl wideout's stock is high after catching eight balls for 118 yards last week against a weak Buffalo defense. Johnson's schedule is favorable the rest of the way, but at this point in his career he's the third or fourth option in Houston. Trade him while there is value.

Alfred Morris, Washington

This sixth-round draft pick from Florida Atlantic has been a terrific find for Washington and fantasy owners.. However, one must ask if the Morris wave is coming to an end. He has not scored in three weeks and is averaging 67.5 yards a game over the past two weeks. Opposing defenses are making adjustments and are keying in on Morris as well as Robert Griffin III. Now is the time to trade this fine rookie running back and get value in return.

Dan Richman hosted a fantasy football show on The Score (670-AM) for years under the moniker "Super Fan Dan." Disagree with him? Tweet Dan @danrichmanffl.

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