2018 Fantasy Football Sleepers
Sleeper: A draft term for a NFL player that an owner believes is going to have a breakout season. These are usually players who are not rookies, but they can be. For the most part they are not well known NFL players. Usually sleepers are drafted in the middle to late rounds of a draft. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary
We have classified the following players as sleepers for 2018. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Patrick Mahomes||QB||KC||23||1||QB - #14|
|After playing in seven games (1,547 passing yard and 16 TDs) in his freshman year at Texas Tech, Mahomes passed for 9,705 yards with 77 passing TDs and 25 Ints over the last two seasons. He attempted 131 rushes per year in his sophomore and junior seasons with high value in rushing TDs (22), but Patrick had less room to run in 2016 (285 yards) compared to his succe... Read More|
|Derek Carr||QB||OAK||27||4||QB - #21|
|Over four seasons in the NFL, Carr has 28-34 record while gaining only 6.6 yards per pass attempt. After two steady seasons (3,987/32 and 3,937/28), Carr had a regression in his game in 2017. He finished with 3,496 passing yards with 22 TDs and 13 Ints. A back issue early in the year led to a decline in production. Derek had two games with over 300 yards passing and t... Read More|