2016 Fantasy Sleepers

Our fantasy football sleepers are determined dynamically by comparing our 2016 NFL player rankings against other reputable sources. Sleepers are assigned a score based on the ranking differential, with the highest scores being those sleepers who are most likely out-play their projected value.

Quarterback Sleepers

Jacksonville Jaguars helmet
Blake Bortles
#5 JAC Jaguars - 2 years exp , Bye 5
+7 CSWR: Ranked 7th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 14th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=4428, PATD=35, RUCA=52, RUYD=310, RUTD=2, INT=18, FUM=5, FPPG=24, TFP=384
Oakland Raiders helmet
Derek Carr
#4 OAK Raiders - 2 years exp , Bye 10
+6 CSWR: Ranked 9th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 15th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=3987, PATD=32, RUCA=33, RUYD=138, RUTD=0, INT=13, FUM=3, FPPG=20.8, TFP=333
San Francisco 49ers helmet
Blaine Gabbert
#2 SF 49ers - 5 years exp , Bye 8
+6 CSWR: Ranked 25th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 31st among QBs
GAM=8, PAYD=2031, PATD=10, RUCA=32, RUYD=185, RUTD=1, INT=7, FUM=1, FPPG=18.7, TFP=150
Cincinnati Bengals helmet
Andy Dalton
#14 CIN Bengals - 5 years exp , Bye 9
+5 CSWR: Ranked 14th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 19th among QBs
GAM=13, PAYD=3250, PATD=25, RUCA=57, RUYD=142, RUTD=3, INT=7, FUM=2, FPPG=22.6, TFP=294
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Ben Roethlisberger
#7 PIT Steelers - 12 years exp , Bye 8
+4 CSWR: Ranked 6th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 10th among QBs
GAM=12, PAYD=3938, PATD=21, RUCA=15, RUYD=29, RUTD=0, INT=16, FUM=0, FPPG=21.2, TFP=254

Runnings Back Sleepers

Cleveland Browns helmet
Duke Johnson
#29 CLE Browns - 1 years exp , Bye 13
+15 CSWR: Ranked 23rd among RBs
CBS: Ranked 38th among RBs
GAM=16, RUCA=104, RUYD=379, RUTD=0, RETR=74, RECP=61, REYD=534, RETD=2, FUM=0, FPPG=6.5, TFP=103
Seattle Seahawks helmet
Thomas Rawls
#34 SEA Seahawks - 1 years exp , Bye 5
+13 CSWR: Ranked 12th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 25th among RBs
GAM=12, RUCA=147, RUYD=830, RUTD=4, RETR=11, RECP=9, REYD=76, RETD=1, FUM=1, FPPG=9.9, TFP=119
Chicago Bears helmet
Jordan Howard
#34 CHI Bears - Rookie , Bye 9
~13 CSWR: Ranked 47th among RBs
CBS: not ranked
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
DeAngelo Williams
#34 PIT Steelers - 10 years exp , Bye 8
+12 CSWR: Ranked 29th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 41st among RBs
GAM=16, RUCA=200, RUYD=907, RUTD=11, RETR=47, RECP=40, REYD=367, RETD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=11.8, TFP=189
Miami Dolphins helmet
Jay Ajayi
#23 MIA Dolphins - 1 years exp , Bye 8
~11 CSWR: Ranked 49th among RBs
CBS: not ranked
GAM=9, RUCA=49, RUYD=187, RUTD=1, RETR=11, RECP=7, REYD=90, RETD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=3.7, TFP=34

Wide Receiver Sleepers

Philadelphia Eagles helmet
Torrey Smith
#82 PHI Eagles - 4 years exp , Bye 4
+18 CSWR: Ranked 39th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 57th among WRs
GAM=16, RETR=62, RECP=33, REYD=663, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=5.6, TFP=90
Cleveland Browns helmet
Corey Coleman
#88 CLE Browns - Rookie , Bye 13
+11 CSWR: Ranked 37th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 48th among WRs
New England Patriots helmet
Julian Edelman
#11 NE Patriots - 7 years exp , Bye 9
+10 CSWR: Ranked 18th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 28th among WRs
GAM=9, RETR=87, RECP=61, REYD=692, RETD=7, RUYD=23, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=12.4, TFP=112
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Jeremy Maclin
#19 KC Chiefs - 7 years exp , Bye 5
+8 CSWR: Ranked 15th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 23rd among WRs
GAM=15, RETR=124, RECP=87, REYD=1088, RETD=8, RUYD=14, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=10.4, TFP=156
Carolina Panthers helmet
Kelvin Benjamin
#13 CAR Panthers - 2 years exp , Bye 7
+6 CSWR: Ranked 16th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among WRs

Tight End Sleepers

Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
#87 TB Buccaneers - 2 years exp , Bye 6
+7 CSWR: Ranked 13th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 20th among TEs
GAM=7, RETR=39, RECP=21, REYD=338, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=8.3, TFP=58
Chicago Bears helmet
Zach Miller
#86 CHI Bears - 6 years exp , Bye 9
+7 CSWR: Ranked 16th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 23rd among TEs
GAM=12, RETR=46, RECP=34, REYD=439, RETD=5, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.2, TFP=74
Detroit Lions helmet
Eric Ebron
#85 DET Lions - 2 years exp , Bye 10
+3 CSWR: Ranked 18th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 21st among TEs
GAM=14, RETR=70, RECP=47, REYD=537, RETD=5, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6, TFP=84
Seattle Seahawks helmet
Jimmy Graham
#88 SEA Seahawks - 6 years exp , Bye 5
+3 CSWR: Ranked 19th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among TEs
GAM=11, RETR=74, RECP=48, REYD=605, RETD=2, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.6, TFP=72
Miami Dolphins helmet
Julius Thomas
#80 MIA Dolphins - 4 years exp , Bye 8
+2 CSWR: Ranked 10th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 12th among TEs
GAM=12, RETR=80, RECP=46, REYD=455, RETD=5, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.3, TFP=76

Kicker Sleepers

New Orleans Saints helmet
Robbie Gould
#9 NO Saints - 11 years exp , Bye 5
~18 CSWR: Ranked 14th among Ks
CBS: not ranked
GAM=15, MAFG=33, MIFG=6, MAXP=28, MIXP=1, FPPG=7.2, TFP=108
New Orleans Saints helmet
Josh Scobee
#10 NO Saints - 12 years exp , Bye 5
~12 CSWR: Ranked 20th among Ks
CBS: not ranked
GAM=4, MAFG=6, MIFG=4, MAXP=6, MIXP=1, FPPG=2.8, TFP=11
Arizona Cardinals helmet
Chandler Catanzaro
#7 ARI Cardinals - 2 years exp , Bye 9
+2 CSWR: Ranked 6th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 8th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=28, MIFG=3, MAXP=53, MIXP=5, FPPG=7.7, TFP=123
Indianapolis Colts helmet
Adam Vinatieri
#4 IND Colts - 20 years exp , Bye 10
+2 CSWR: Ranked 9th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 11th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=25, MIFG=2, MAXP=32, MIXP=3, FPPG=6.1, TFP=98
Jacksonville Jaguars helmet
Jason Myers
#2 JAC Jaguars - 1 years exp , Bye 5
+2 CSWR: Ranked 15th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 17th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=26, MIFG=4, MAXP=32, MIXP=7, FPPG=5.7, TFP=91

Defense Sleepers

Carolina Panthers helmet
Carolina Panthers
Bye 7
+4 CSWR: Ranked 2nd among DFs
CBS: Ranked 6th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=15, INT=24, SACK=44, DTD=4, PA=308, FPPG=9.1, TFP=146
Washington Redskins helmet
Washington Redskins
Bye 9
+4 CSWR: Ranked 18th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=16, INT=11, SACK=38, DTD=2, PA=379, FPPG=6.8, TFP=108
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Kansas City Chiefs
Bye 5
+3 CSWR: Ranked 6th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 9th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=7, INT=22, SACK=47, DTD=6, PA=287, FPPG=9.1, TFP=145
Oakland Raiders helmet
Oakland Raiders
Bye 10
+3 CSWR: Ranked 10th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 13th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=11, INT=14, SACK=38, DTD=1, PA=399, FPPG=6.4, TFP=102
New Orleans Saints helmet
New Orleans Saints
Bye 5
+3 CSWR: Ranked 28th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 31st among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=13, INT=9, SACK=31, DTD=1, PA=476, FPPG=5.1, TFP=81