With all the injuries across the NFL in Week 9 and four teams on a bye in Week 10, fantasy football owners are looking for lightning in a bottle this week to get by until their studs return. Here are some sleepers you should target:
Ryan Tannehill has shown signs of potential all season and this week he gets the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who have given up more fantasy points to opposing quarterbacks than any other team in the past month. He’s certainly worth a roll of the dice.
Eli Manning is another quarterback on which to gamble if you’re feeling lucky. He’s got the Oakland Raiders this week, who have given up the fourth-most fantasy points to opposing signal callers over the past four weeks.
Mike James had his coming out party in Week 9 and he’s got a great matchup for a repeat performance this week against the Miami Dolphins’ poor run defense. Don’t hesitate to start him if you’re hurting at running back.
Emmanuel Sanders hasn’t been very reliable this year, but Ben Roethlisberger showed what he can do last week with 400 yards and four touchdowns. The passing game should be alive again this week against the Buffalo Bills’ horrible secondary, so Sanders could be in for a big day.
Garrett Graham has shown a lot of potential this year and with Case Keenum now under center, he’s a solid sleeper. Add in the fact he’s facing the Arizona Cardinals this week, and he’s a near starter anyway; Arizona has given up more fantasy points to opposing tight ends than any other team over the past month.
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