Class In Session: How To Properly Identify Fantasy Football Sleepers

May 12, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Accurately predicting the Sleepers in Fantasy Football can prove to be almost as difficult as resisting the power of the Kavorka.
However, I'm here to assist you in your quest to find the gems in this years fantasy NFL season.
First, lets define what a Sleeper actually is:
Differing slightly from a "Break Out" player, a sleeper doesn't have an existing NFL resume to suggest consistent and sustainable growth. Whereas Break Out Players have shown steady improvement over the course of their first 2-3 seasons in the league, Sleepers come out of no where to have significant statistical impact.  
Or do they?
A great example of this are the (not) Brothers Rice, Ray and Sidney. Last year Ray and Sindney Rice burst on the scene to become one of the elite Running Back and Wide Receiver options, respectively, in Fantasy Football.  In fact, with regards to Ray Rice, we haven't witnessed such a colossal jump in statistical performance from one year to the next sin...

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