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NFL Week 6 Fantasy Football Trade Value Chart (2021): Risers, Fallers, Injury Notes

This trade value chart probably looks different than other charts you’re used to seeing. Most other analysts take their rest of the season rankings, apply arbitrary numbers to each player based on rank order, and call it a day.

I used a value-based drafting Excel tool to create the initial pre-Week 1 values for this chart. Since then, I have made changes based on the results from the first three weeks, FantasyPros Rest of the Season ECR, The Wolf’s Rest of Season Rankings, and my expected fantasy points analysis (updated every Wednesday).

PLAYERPOSTEAM1QB2QB
Christian McCaffreyRBCAR7575
Derrick HenryRBTEN7373
Davante AdamsWRGB6767
Alvin KamaraRBNO5656
Tyreek HillWRKC5656
Travis KelceTEKC5454
Austin EkelerRBLAC5252
Aaron JonesRBGB5151
Najee HarrisRBPIT5151
Ezekiel ElliottRBDAL5050
D'Andre SwiftRBDET4949
Dalvin CookRBMIN4848
Jonathan TaylorRBIND4747
Stefon DiggsWRBUF4747
Justin JeffersonWRMIN4646
DeAndre HopkinsWRARI4545
James RobinsonRBJAC4141
Cooper KuppWRLAR3939
D.J. MooreWRCAR3838
Keenan AllenWRLAC3737
Calvin RidleyWRATL3737
Nick ChubbRBCLE3737
Darren WallerTELV3636
Terry McLaurinWRWAS3636
D.K. MetcalfWRSEA3535
Joe MixonRBCIN3535
Mike WilliamsWRLAC3434
CeeDee LambWRDAL3333
Saquon BarkleyRBNYG3333
Darrell HendersonRBLAR3232
Diontae JohnsonWRPIT3232
Amari CooperWRDAL3131
Chris GodwinWRTB3131
Mark AndrewsTEBAL3030
Antonio GibsonRBWAS3030
A.J. BrownWRTEN3030
Deebo SamuelWRSF3030
Patrick Mahomes IIQBKC2958
Mike EvansWRTB2929
Ja'Marr ChaseWRCIN2929
Kyle PittsTEATL2828
Kyler MurrayQBARI2856
Josh AllenQBBUF2856
Adam ThielenWRMIN2828
Robert WoodsWRLAR2828
Lamar JacksonQBBAL2855
Tyler LockettWRSEA2727
Kareem HuntRBCLE2626
Chase EdmondsRBARI2626
Brandin CooksWRHOU2626
Josh JacobsRBLV2525
T.J. HockensonTEDET2525
Chase ClaypoolWRPIT2525
Tee HigginsWRCIN2525
Courtland SuttonWRDEN2525
Chris CarsonRBSEA2424
Cordarrelle PattersonRBATL2121
Marquise BrownWRBAL2121
Miles SandersRBPHI2020
Antonio BrownWRTB2020
Tom BradyQBTB2050
Michael Pittman Jr.WRIND1919
Dalton SchultzTEDAL1818
Clyde Edwards-HelaireRBKC1818
Leonard FournetteRBTB1818
Allen Robinson IIWRCHI1818
George KittleTESF1717
Julio JonesWRTEN1818
DeVonta SmithWRPHI1818
Damien HarrisRBNE1717
Dak PrescottQBDAL1746
Odell Beckham Jr.WRCLE1717
Javonte WilliamsRBDEN1616
Rob GronkowskiTETB1616
Corey DavisWRNYJ1616
Noah FantTEDEN1616
Justin HerbertQBLAC1544
David MontgomeryRBCHI1515
Elijah MitchellRBSF1515
Jaylen WaddleWRMIA1414
Damien WilliamsRBCHI1414
Michael ThomasWRNO1313
Jalen HurtsQBPHI1442
Jakobi MeyersWRNE1313
Emmanuel SandersWRBUF1313
Kadarius ToneyWRNYG1313
Zack MossRBBUF1313
Darrel WilliamsRBKC1313
Myles GaskinRBMIA1313
Aaron RodgersQBGB1340
Hunter RenfrowWRCAR1212
Mike DavisRBATL1212
Melvin Gordon IIIRBDEN1212
Marvin Jones Jr.WRJAC1111
Dawson KnoxTEBUF1111
Alexander MattisonRBMIN1111
Laviska Shenault Jr.WRJAC1010
Tyler BoydWRCIN1010
Tony PollardRBDAL1010
Tyler HigbeeTELAR1010
Michael CarterRBNYJ99
James ConnerRBARI99
Devontae BookerRBNYG99
Jamaal WilliamsRBDET88
Latavius MurrayRBBAL88
Ryan TannehillQBTEN734
Henry Ruggs IIIWRLV77
Matthew StaffordQBLAR734
Nyheim HinesRBIND77
Kenny GolladayWRNYG77
Chuba HubbardRBCAR77
J.D. McKissicRBWAS77
Sterling ShepardWRNYG66
Kenneth GainwellRBPHI66
Joe BurrowQBCIN530
Will Fuller VWRMIA55
Jarvis LandryWRCLE55
Rondale MooreWRARI55
Robby AndersonWRCAR55
Darnell MooneyWRCHI55
Brandon AiyukWRSF55
Jerry JeudyWRDEN55
Tim PatrickWRDEN55
Logan ThomasTEWAS44
Dallas GoedertTEPHI44
AJ DillonRBGB44
Alex CollinsRBSEA44
Hunter HenryTENE44
Trey SermonRBSF33
Sony MichelRBLAR33
DeVante ParkerWRMIA33
Devin SingletaryRBBUF33
Giovani BernardRBTB33
Bryan EdwardsWRLV33
Samaje PerineRBCIN33
Mike GesickiTEMIA33
Russell WilsonQBSEA322
Elijah MooreWRNYJ33
Cole BeasleyWRBUF33
Justin FieldsQBCHI315
Trey LanceQBSF313
Derek CarrQBLV224
Sam DarnoldQBCAR223
Kirk CousinsQBMIN222
Jared CookTELAC22
Ty'Son WilliamsRBBAL22
Malcolm BrownRBMIA22
Mark IngramRBHOU22
Christian KirkWRARI22
Robert TonyanTEGB22
Tyler ConklinTEMIN22
Trevor LawrenceQBJAC218
Daniel JonesQBNYG218
David JohnsonRBHOU22
Jonnu SmithTENE22
Curtis SamuelWRWAS11
Teddy BridgewaterQBDEN116
Matt RyanQBATL116
Baker MayfieldQBCLE115
Carson WentzQBIND113
Jameis WinstonQBNO112
Ben RoethlisbergerQBPIT112
Tyrod TaylorQBHOU112
Tua TagovailoaQBMIA112
Taylor HeinickeQBWAS111
Mac JonesQBNE110
Jared GoffQBDET110
Zach WilsonQBNYJ18
Jimmy GaroppoloQBSF13
Davis MillsQBHOU13
Kenyan DrakeRBLV11
Jalen ReagorWRPHI11
Ronald Jones IIRBTB11
Tony Jones Jr.RBNO11
Ty JohnsonRBNYJ11
Ryan FitzpatrickQBWAS13
Andy DaltonQBCHI11
Josh GordonWRKC11
Larry Rountree IIIRBLAC11
Marquez CallawayWRNO11
Michael GallupWRDAL11
A.J. GreenWRARI11
Evan EngramTENYG11
Cole KmetTECHI11
Zach ErtzTEPHI11

WEEK 6 RISERS, FALLERS, INJURY NOTES

For a more detailed injury breakdown, check out CJay’s Trainer’s Room article that comes out later in the week. I am writing this on Monday night and tried to take the following injuries into account, but stay tuned for updates throughout the week.

  • Christian McCaffrey appears on track to play in Week 6. While he is currently the most valuable asset in fantasy football, his value will go up farther if he makes it through Week 6 without a setback.
  • Russell Wilson injured his finger on Thursday Night Football and appears set to miss about a month. Backup Geno Smith is a must-add in superflex leagues, and receivers D.K. Metcalf and Tyler Lockett get slight downgrades.
  • JuJu Smith-Schuster is out for the season with a shoulder injury. Chase Claypool should see his role increase to nearly 100% of the snaps without JuJu. He is clearly the biggest beneficiary here. Diontae Johnson could see a slight uptick in targets, but I don’t think this injury affects him much since he was already playing nearly every snap.
  • San Francisco quarterbacks Jimmy Garropolo and Trey Lance are both dealing with injuries. They are on bye in Week 6, but the Week 7 starter is unclear.
  • Dalvin Cook missed Week 5, and is clearly less than 100%. I update the chart every Tuesday morning, and last week, he appeared to be on track to play early in the week. I downgraded his value for health reasons this week, but he could still play Week 6.
  • New York Giants quarterback Daniel Jones is in the concussion protocol, and his return date is unknown. Running back Saquon Barkley injured his ankle. He will likely miss this week, but could be back as early as Week 7. I downgraded both players slightly for injury. Receivers Kenny Golladay and Kadarius Toney each suffered seemingly minor injuries. Golladay is likely to be out for 1-2 weeks. Monitor the Toney injury during the week, as he looks to build on an incredible Week 5.
  • Rob Gronkowski could return in Week 6, but the Bucs play on Thursday, and head coach Bruce Arians said it will be “very close”. Tom Brady injured his thumb, but the injury is not expected to limit him.
  • Running back Clyde Edwards-Helaire suffered an MCL sprain and is out for a few weeks. Backup Darrel Williams is a must-add, and should see the majority of snaps and touches for a few weeks.
  • Risers due purely to Week 5 performance include Justin Herbert, Mike Williams, Austin Ekeler, Myles Gaskin, Antonio Brown, Kadarius Toney, Mike Evans, Mark Andrews, Jonathan Taylor, Robert Woods, Kyle Pitts, Josh Allen, Dawson Knox, Emmanuel Sanders, Lamar Jackson, Marquise Brown, and others.
  • Not many studs had truly awful performances in Week 5. Some players getting very minor downgrades include Stefon Diggs, D.J. Moore, Darren Waller, and Adam Thielen, but nothing too significant.

Check back next Tuesday for updated player values and a breakdown of risers and fallers. Reach out on Twitter @RSJ_Jackson with any questions!

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  • I am currently working as an accountant and have been obsessed with fantasy football for over 10 years. My specialties are auction draft strategy and discovering unique team management strategies to maximize winning odds. Thanks for reading!

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