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Sleepers in fantasy sports are basically underrated players posed for a breakout season. They usually are a variety of first and second year players. With that said, this year there are a decent number of experienced players coming off a bad season or an injury. However, last season’s statistics do not determine what a player will do this year. In most cases, year in and out there is a new player who will emerge as the dominant force each season.
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A good example from last season would be Julius Thomas. He is a tight end for the Denver Broncos and prior to last season nobody had really heard his name. With the help of Peyton Manning, he was statistically one of the best tight ends in football last season. He was also selected on average near the 11th round last year. Today he is ranked as nearly a top three tight end.
He is the steal that every fantasy team owner will be looking to capitalize on this season.
Here are my top 10 fantasy football sleepers.