2010 Fantasy Football Sleeper Spotlight: John Carlson

July 22, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A typical fantasy football league consists of 12 teams with nine starters (QB, two RBs, three WRs, TE, K, D) and anywhere from five to seven bench players. If you go with the latter bench allotment, you’re looking at 16 roster spots or 192 draft picks. By that definition, any sleeper should have an average draft position about 180 or lower.
Seattle Seahawks tight end John Carlson has an ADP of 189, according to Mock Draft Central . I know he’s not Dallas Clark or Antonio Gates, but that seems awfully low. It would put him as the ninth pick in the 15th round and the 19th tight end selected, going behind the likes of Brandon Pettigrew, Todd Heap, Marcedes Lewis, and Anthony Fasano. Click here to see where I have Carlson ranked among fantasy TEs .
That seems odd for a guy that has put up numbers since coming into the NFL. As a rookie he caught 55 passes for 627 yards and 5 touchdowns. Last year he caught 51 for 574 yards and 7 ...

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