Fantasy Football 2010: Sleepers

June 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In 1998, Atlanta Falcons RB Jamal Anderson rushed for 1,846 yards and had 16 total TDs. This made him the first true fantasy football sleeper of all time. There may have been surprises in the past, but during the late '90s when fantasy football's popularity was exploding, Anderson became the quintessential sleeper.
Anderson had 410 carries that year. This truly signifies what makes for a quality sleeper: opportunity. If you give the ball to any back 410 times, if he's still alive at the end of the season, he definitely had a good season.
Last year, WR Miles Austin, RB Rashard Mendenhall, and RB Jamaal Charles burst onto the fantasy scene because they were simply given a chance on the field. This season, the same principle applies.
QB Chad Henne (Miami Dolphins) The Dophins added WR Brandon Marshall, and with him come great numbers. He and Wes Welker are the only wide-outs to have three straight seasons with a...

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