2014 Fantasy Football Gambles
Gamble: A player with both high potential and high risk. Players in this category are usually injury-prone, have a high probability for being suspended, or are approaching the end of their career. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary
We have classified the following 3 players as gambles for 2014. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Tyler Eifert||TE||CIN||24||1||TE - #27|
|DYNASTY CASH-IN: Tyler Eifert had a less than stellar rookie season splitting targets with fellow tight end Jermaine Gresham. Gresham slightly outperformed the first round pick out of Notre Dame. Many are predicting Eifert to have a breakout season, but that may not be in the cards. He has to compete with Giovani Bernard, Jermaine Gresham, Mohamad ... Read More|
|His status remains in limbo following neck surgery. The 27-year-old has 20 touchdowns over his first six seasons (and a career-high eight TDs in 2011). If cleared to play in 2014, there are too many other options to risk taking Finley since one hard tackle could seriously re-aggravate his injury.... Read More|
|Rob Gronkowski||TE||NE||26||4||TE - #1|
|Rob Gronkowski is the premiere tight end when healthy, putting up numbers that can compare with any of the top wide receivers in the game. Needless to say, his biggest issue has been staying healthy (only played in 18 games over last two seasons). When healthy, Gronk can go toe-to-toe with TE Jimmy Graham. The word out of OTAs is that he looks great. He is running,... Read More|