In Dynasty Trade Diary No. 5, Curtis Patrick breaks down his blockbuster trade of Josh Allen in a FFPC Superflex Dynasty League.
Dynasty Trade Diary No. 5 – Pivoting in the Elite QB Tier
Entry No. 5
Today’s entry covers a blockbuster dynasty trade I made on February 3, 2023, involving Josh Allen in a $250 FFPC superflex dynasty league.
League: FFPC Superflex Best Ball Dynasty #131
Format: Superflex, TE Premium scoring
Lineups: Start 10 (1 QB, 2 RB, 2 WR, 1 TE, 1 Superflex, 2 Flex, 1 K, 1 DEF)
Notable Assets (Pre-Trade)
QB – Josh Allen, Russell Wilson
RB – A.J. Dillon, Devin Singletary, Kareem Hunt, Raheem Mostert, Zonovan Knight
WR – Tyreek Hill, Garrett Wilson, Diontae Johnson, Amari Cooper, David Bell
TE – Mark Andrews, Hayden Hurst, Tyler Conklin
Top-30 2023 Rookie Picks – 1.05, 2.05, 2.12, 3.05
- Bought as an orphan following the 2020 season
- 2022 – 8th place (missed payout by 160 points)
- 2021 – 6th place (missed payout by 56 points)
This squad has been a borderline prize team in both seasons I’ve run it, but has lacked the elite, league winning upside necessary in a longstanding league with other solid high stakes managers. It looked really strong on paper entering the 2022 season, but lack of punch at running back coupled with disappointing seasons by Russell Wilson and Mark Andrews doomed this squad in 2022.
It’s never going to be an easy league to win.
Like Shawn Siegele, I prefer to operate in the Perennial Championship Window, so tearing this squad to bits for rookie picks alone (despite its veteran-heavy makeup) simply isn’t an option. The goal here is to close a few deals to optimize my weekly starting lineup while also adding some additional draft capital to invest in the top tier of the 2023 rookie class or have a more enticing pick to trade for veteran help.
Ok, now for the recently completed transaction.
Josh Allen, 2.05, 2.12