2014 Fantasy Football: 5 Sleepers Who Have Emerged

Fantasy Football: 5 Sleepers Who Have Emerged

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From veterans to rookies, the NFL preseason provides us with a first-hand look at potential sleepers for the 2014 fantasy football season. Not all preseason stars will continue their success in the actual season, but we get a preview of players who possess enough upside to find a spot on our rosters.

Here are five sleepers who have currently emerged in the early preseason.

5. Carson Palmer: QB, Arizona Cardinals

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5. Carson Palmer: QB, Arizona Cardinals

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As a current 13th-round pick in most formats, Carson Palmer has sleeper written all over him. Palmer had a strong showing in his first preseason game, going 5-5 with a touchdown pass. With weapons such as Larry Fitzgerald, Michael Floyd and rookie John Brown, the 34-year-old quarterback could become a consistent starter on your team.

4. John Brown: WR, Arizona Cardinals

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4. John Brown: WR, Arizona Cardinals

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With 10 targets, five receptions and 87 receiving yards, John Brown looks like he could become fantasy relevant. The Arizona Cardinals' organization has gushed over Brown, and he is a candidate to drastically cut into Larry Fitzgerald's production.

3. Brandin Cooks: WR, New Orleans Saints

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3. Brandin Cooks: WR, New Orleans Saints

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It is hard to consider Brandin Cooks a sleeper, considering the fact that he plays for such a high-powered offense and is the owner of blazing speed. Cooks totaled five receptions in his first preseason game for 55 receiving yards and scored a touchdown. His draft position has dramatically jumped over the past few days because of this performance, so he is quickly removing himself as a sleeper.

2. Kelvin Benjamin: WR, Carolina Panthers

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2. Kelvin Benjamin: WR, Carolina Panthers

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Fantasy football players were worried who Cam Newton would throw the ball to with the departure of Steve Smith, but Kelvin Benjamin looks like he is going to try to fill the void as best as he can. With an excellent 29-yard touchdown grab against the Buffalo Bills, Benjamin is a strong candidate to finish as a top-20 receiver.

1. Devonta Freeman: RB, Atlanta Falcons

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1. Devonta Freeman: RB, Atlanta Falcons

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With the health of Steven Jackson in limbo, Devonta Freeman is a sleeper candidate who showed great promise in his first preseason game. In years past, the Atlanta Falcons have ran the ball more than people think. With 50 rushing yards and one reception for 57 yards, Freeman is a great sleeper candidate for the 2014 fantasy football season.


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