Oct 23, 2013, 7:40am EDT
January 9, 2014
Bradley to TFC should equal Laba to DCU
Toronto FC is about to spend more on Jermain Defoe and Michael Bradley than the GDP of most countries, but to do so they're going to have to part with Matias Laba, a young midfielder who would be an outstanding addition for DC United.
January 8, 2014
Talking draft pick trades with The Goat Parade
What might happen if Chivas USA approached D.C. United with an offer for the top pick in next week's MLS SuperDraft? We talked with an expert on the Goats to figure it out.
January 5, 2014
What would it take to part with the #1 pick?
This winter, the Black-and-Red somewhat famously have the top choice in all of MLS's various byzantine player acquisition mechanisms. What would it take for you to be comfortable with parting with the #1 spots in the SuperDraft and Allocation Order.
December 17, 2013
Re-Entry Draft: DCU Stage Two Shopping List
Tomorrow's second stage was where most teams were expected to make their big splash. Instead, last week's party got out of hand and now the deepest RED pool ever is looking shallow. Still, there are some nice options for the Black-and-Red's rebuild.
December 11, 2013
Re-Entry Draft: DCU Stage One Shopping List
MLS's offseason is already underway, but the first big event is the Re-Entry Draft on Thursday afternoon. With the first pick, D.C. United has some legitimately interesting options to strengthen a roster that badly needs the help.
December 5, 2013
DCU Trade Targets: Much-Needed Attacking Help
United's offense made us all horribly depressed in 2013. Allocation money can't score goals, so here's a list of proven MLS attackers we can bring in without rolling the dice on the international market.
November 27, 2013
DCU Trade Targets: More Defenders!
D.C. United was often horrendous defensively in 2013. We've already looked at some defenders that could help, but it wouldn't hurt to have a very long list given how badly the Black-and-Red need reinforcements.
November 21, 2013
MLS Waiver Draft Coming on Monday
The first offseason player acquisition mechanism will actually take place before the season is totally over, with Monday's waiver draft.
November 19, 2013
Offseason DCU Trade Targets: Attackers
Last month, we looked at some possible defensive players United could find within MLS. Today, we look at a list of attackers who might be available should the Black-and-Red come knocking.
November 14, 2013
Should DCU trade for Eddie Johnson? Well...
The Seattle Sounders are trying to trade USMNT attacker Eddie Johnson. United has the means to make a deal and needs a proven striker, but given how vital landing the right striker is for the Black-and-Red, can the club afford to roll the dice on EJ?
November 14, 2013
D.C. United should go out and get Eddie Johnson
With word now that the Sounders are shopping U.S. international Eddie Johnson on the MLS trade market, D.C. United should take the initiative and make sure they bring the prolific striker to RFK.
November 11, 2013
What if the Dax-for-DeRo trade had never happened?
In mid-2011, D.C. United traded newly-acquired captain Dax McCarty to the Red Bulls for Dwayne De Rosario, and Ben Olsen's blueprint for his side was instantly flipped on its head. What if the trade had never happened?
October 31, 2013
DCU Trade Targets: Potential Defensive Pick-Ups
Last week, the readers of B&RU voted on United's off-season priorities, and a lock-down center back was high on the list. Could that leader come from elsewhere within MLS?
October 25, 2013
Why DCU Almost Can't Help But Improve In 2014
As part of our You Be The GM series, it's time to take a look at the unprecedented list of benefits coming United's way for being so horrible in 2013.
October 23, 2013
Interactive: Rank DCU's Offseason Priorities
In which we yell and scream and vote on what D.C. United's top priorities this offseason should be.