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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 - #21
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Update 12/23/16

It looks like Moncrief will be able to play in Week 16 after suffering a hamstring injury in Week 14. Headed into his last game played,... Read More
Marvin Jones Contract Year Player WR DET 26 4 WR - #28
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Update (10/13): Jones has been at least steady in each game this year with one impact game (6/205/2) on his resume. His targets have declined in his last... Read More

Tyler Lockett WR SEA 24 1 WR - #33
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Update 12/23/16

Lockett has found his rhythm over his last three games (16 catches for 324 combined yards with two TDs on 23 touches). Tyler has over 2... Read More
Kevin White WR CHI 24 1 WR - #34
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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

Sterling Shepard WR NYG 24 R WR - #36
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Update 12/16/16

Shepard has a TD in four of his last six games, but his opportunity has been weak in his last three starts (0/0, 4/21/1, and 3/39). Ste... Read More
Tavon Austin WR LAR 25 3 WR - #37
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Update 12/10/16

Austin missed last week's game with a chest issue. He returned to practice this week so the Rams expect him to play this week. Over the... Read More
Markus Wheaton Contract Year Player WR PIT 26 3 WR - #44
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Update (10/7): (DK – $3,900) – Wheaton was only on the field for 21 plays last week, so he isn't ready to make an impact. Markus did break free for a 30-yard... Read More

DeVante Parker WR MIA 24 1 WR - #48
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Update 12/30/16

Parker had a nice game in Week 16 (4/85/1). It was his third TD in six games. Over his previous three games, DeVante had losing value (... Read More
Rishard Matthews Contract Year Player WR TEN 27 4 WR - #49
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Update 12/30/16

Matthews scored his eighth TD in Week 15, but he only caught three of his nine targets for 31 yards against the Jaguars. His catch rate... Read More
Jamison Crowder WR WAS 23 1 WR - #71
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Update 12/30/16

Crowder has faded off the stat sheet in the last four games (3/42/1, 2/37, 4/24, and 1/3) while receiving 20 combined targets. His game... Read More

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