2016 Fantasy Football Sleepers: WR

 
 
 
 
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2016 Fantasy Football Sleepers

Sleeper: A draft term for a NFL player that an owner believes is going to have a breakout season. These are usually players who are not rookies, but they can be. For the most part they are not well known NFL players. Usually sleepers are drafted in the middle to late rounds of a draft. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary

We have classified the following players as sleepers for 2016. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Donte Moncrief WR IND 23 2 WR - #22
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Over the first four games of the 2015 season, Moncrief looked to be on the upward path. He had 23 catches for 275 yards and three TDs on 35 targets. His success disappear... Read More

DeVante Parker WR MIA 23 1 WR - #30
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Miami placed their bet on Parker in the 2015 NFL Draft when they selected him 14th overall. DeVante has exceptional hands with plenty of size (6'3") and speed (4.4... Read More

Marvin Jones Contract Year Player WR DET 26 4 WR - #32
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After missing all of 2014, Jones set a career high in catches (65), receiving yards (816), and targets (103). In a way, his move to Detroit parallels the path of Golden T... Read More

Tyler Lockett WR SEA 23 1 WR - #36
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There was a lot to like about Lockett in his rookie season. He finished with 51 catches for 664 yards and eight TDs on 69 targets. Two of TDs came via the return game, wh... Read More

Sterling Shepard WR NYG 23 R WR - #38
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Over four years at Oklahoma, Sterling caught 233 passes for 3482 yards and 26 TDs. He even chipped in with 17 rushes for 109 yards and a TD. His best success came in his ... Read More

Kevin White WR CHI 24 1 WR - #40
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He had an exceptional showing at the 2015 NFL combine when he ran a 4.35 in the 40-yard dash plus he showed plenty of strength when he benched 225 lbs. 23 times to lead a... Read More

Tavon Austin WR LAR 25 3 WR - #41
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Update (8/1): Austin was carted off during training camp on July 31. It wasn't anything serious, only dehydration. This should be a relief to Fantasy own... Read More

Markus Wheaton Contract Year Player WR PIT 25 3 WR - #45
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After a slow start to the season over his first ten games (16 catches for 273 yards and a TD on 32 targets), Wheaton exploded for nine catches for 201 yards and a TD on ... Read More

Rishard Matthews Contract Year Player WR TEN 26 4 WR - #54
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Update 8/21: With the departure of Dorial Green-Beckham, keep your eye on Rishard Matthews. He stands to be in line for significant volume this year and ... Read More


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