Pro Football 101: 2010 Fantasy Football WR Sleepers

July 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

1. Mike Wallace - Pittsburgh Steelers
The Steelers decision to part ways with WR Santonio Holmes makes second-year WR Mike Wallace an enticing fantasy sleeper entering 2010. He led all receivers in his rookie year with 19.4 yards per catch and reeled in six TDs mostly playing in the slot. His deep speed is the best on the team and his adeptness to create space in the secondary means he will be their primary down field threat and big play receiver this season.
While the Steelers might rely on the running game until QB Ben Roethlisberger is back, expect Wallace to see his number called frequently and he will be a major factor down the fantasy football playoff stretch.
2. Hakeem Nicks - New York Giants
Nicks burst onto the scene and showed great potential in his rookie season. After inuring his foot in the opener vs. Washington, he came back three weeks later and caught TDs in four straight games. Overall, he finished with six TDs and a 16.8 YPC in 2009 and became the...

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