Guess I swung and missed with the CPU trade thing huh?
No, I agree with you. That trade was approved before the Colts owner bailed. Honestly, it was a miracle that DVO was able to get Luck away from the guy before he vanished entirely. I've discussed your situation with some committee members, but we need to formally go over it. The basic gist is that Indy only has 2 TE, and therefore can't trade Davis.
I think you had mentioned supplementing them with another TE (which would actually balance out since they were originally supposed to get a 3rd round pick anyway). I haven't had time to look at your roster to know who you even have available, but if you want to make a proposal with a TE added into the deal, we can look at it.
At least it wasn't 49-7. You can obviously tell when guys are running up score, I'd have no problem with this.
Unless you have a specific case to raise with evidence to support it, I don't see how posts like this are helpful. It's always been stated that running the ball is pretty much the most simple and basic thing you can do to keep the game moving (unless you'd rather just have people punting on 1st down). It's also how real NFL teams approach the end of the game with a big lead.
But there still has to be some kind of onus on the losing team to play defense and at least try to stop the run. Looking at the boxscore, the Vikings had 163 passing yards and 185 rushing yards. Hard to really make a case that he was "airing the ball out" with those numbers. He threw the ball 9 times and rushed it 32 times, and I can almost guarantee not one of those passing attempts came in the 4th quarter.
The "don't run up the score rule" is really to prevent people from going 5 wide and going for 40 yard passing plays in the 4th quarter just because they've been doing it all game. That's not how teams play in the NFL...and it's not how teams should be playing in here. But if somebody runs the ball and the defense just doesn't tackle him, they're going to score...which is exactly what would happen in real life.