In order to win your fantasy football league, you will need to have some sleepers that end up turning in very strong seasons. Below are the top deep sleepers at each position.
Quarterback: Jared Goff, Los Angeles Rams- I know what you’re probably thinking here: “Why would I ever roster a Rams player”. Nevertheless, when you look closely, Goff is primed for an improved season. The addition of Andrew Whitworth will allow him more time to maneuver in the pocket, and the addition of Sammy Watkins gives him a go-to target. Goff should not be your QB1 to start the year, but stashing him as your backup is a smart decision.
Wide Receiver: Zay Jones, Buffalo Bills- Jones will look to fill the void left by Sammy Watkins. Albeit the fact that Jordan Matthews is higher than Jones on the depth chart, Jones will likely be Tyrod Taylor’s go-to option. This is because of the fact that Matthews mainly maneuvers in the slot, which leaves the outside for Jones. Jones is unheard of for the most part, and should fall deep enough in drafts. He is one of my favorite sleepers of the year due to is vast upside.
Running Back: Marlon Mack, Indianapolis Colts- At some point Frank Gore’s age is going to catch up to him. When that happens you will want to make sure that you have Mack rostered. Even though Robert Turbin is ahead of Mack on the depth chart as well, he doesn’t pose that much of a threat. Stashing Mack on your bench until he earns his opportunity looks like a smart move. You should be able to nab him fairly late in drafts, but don’t be afraid to reach for him and his immense potential.
Tight End: Dwayne Allen, New England Patriots- As we saw last year with Martellus Bennett, it pays to own Rob Gronkowski’s backup. Gronk has proven to be prone to injuries, meaning Allen could suddenly be thrust into a starting role in a moments notice. Even if Gronk doesn’t end up getting injured, Allen holds some value since the New England Patriots often run two tight end sets.
Kicker: Wil Lutz, New Orleans Saints- The New Orleans Saints have had one of the most high scoring offenses each of the past few seasons, and more of the same should be expected this year. Because of that, Lutz will constantly find himself in situations to gain points, whether it’s through extra points or field goals. Make sure you wait until the last round of your draft to select Lutz.
Defense/Special Teams: Los Angeles Chargers- The Chargers had an abysmal season last year, but that blame shouldn’t be pinned on the defense. Surprisingly enough, the Chargers were a top ten fantasy defense/special teams last year. They didn’t lose any key cogs so everything should be running smoothly this year. Wait until the second to last round to draft them.
Want affordable tickets to NFL games?
If you would like to take your fantasy football team to the next level, you may be interested in some of our premium content below.
FanDuel/Draft Kings/Yahoo Optimal Daily Fantasy Football Lineup (Entire Season)
This package contains a FanDuel/Draft Kings/Yahoo (choose one) Optimal Daily Fantasy Football Lineup for every week of the NFL regular season. This is a much better deal than purchasing a single lineup each week. If you have any questions you can contact me via email: email@example.com or twitter @jackstatsblog .
Premium Draft Help and Season-Long Fantasy Football Help
This package includes a Fantasy Football Draft Cheat Sheet, Start’Em Sit’Em weekly advice, fantasy football trade advice, and fantasy football waiver wire advice. After purchasing this package, you will be contacted via email with your Fantasy Football Draft Cheat Sheet. Once the season starts you will be sent trade advice, waiver wire advice, and Start’Em Sit’Em advice on a weekly basis. All of the advice will be tailored to your lineup. If you have any questions you can contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or twitter @jackstatsblog .
FanDuel/Draft Kings/Yahoo Optimal Daily Fantasy Football Lineup (One Week)
This package includes a single FanDuel/Draft Kings/Yahoo (choose one) Optimal Daily Fantasy Football Lineup. For an entire seasons worth of lineups, purchase the package above. If you have any questions you can contact me via email: email@example.com or twitter @jackstatsblog . The "Money Back Guarantee" is available for this package. "Money Back Guarantee"- available with the purchase of a single lineup for any slate for any sport. If the lineup does not cash, the customer can send proof of the lineup and receive the money spent for the lineup back. Disclaimer: lineup must have been used for the slate specified by Jack Stats, lineup must be the exact lineup provided by Jack Stats, lineup must be for the type of game (Cash or GPP) specified by Jack Stats.
Fantasy Football Draft Cheat Sheet
If you would rather receive only the Fantasy Football Draft Cheat Sheet, this is the package for you. If you have any questions you can contact me via email: firstname.lastname@example.org or twitter @jackstatsblog .