2019 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 2019. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Jimmy Garoppolo||QB||SF||27||5||QB - #20|
|Fair Evaluation: From 2018 to 2019, the 49ers looked improved in the receiving core, which gives Garoppolo a chance at much better year. The growth of George Kittle and Dante Pettis point to 4,500+ passing yards with a push toward 30+ passing TDs.
The mystique of Garoppolo was almost cult-like after his trade to the 49ers. Jimmy has seven career starts in t... Read More
|Mitchell Trubisky||QB||CHI||25||2||QB - #22|
|Currently being drafted as QB21, Trubisky definitely qualifies as a fantasy sleeper. In 2018, Trubisky ranked 15th in QB scoring in four-point TD leagues despite missing two games with a right shoulder injury. He went 11-3 with growth in his completion rate (66.6). Mitchell gained 3,644 combined yards with 27 TDs and 12 Ints. He continues to show explosiveness as a... Read More|
|Marcus Mariota||QB||TEN||25||4||QB - #24|
|Over the last three seasons, Mariota has a 24-19 record while averaging just over 28 passes per game. In 2016, Marcus played well leading to 26 TDs and only nine Ints. In 2017, Mariota struggled to throw TDs (13) while making more mistakes (15 interceptions). Last year his passing output (2,528) had more fade despite a career-high completion rate (68.9). He finishe... Read More|
|Sam Darnold||QB||NYJ||22||1||QB - #26|
|In his rookie season, Darnold make 13 starts with a 4-9 record. His completion rate (57.7) needs growth. More importantly, he needs to clean up interceptions (15). Sam finished with 2,865 yards passing with 17 TDs. He ran the ball about three times a game (44/138/1). His best two starts came at home (334/1 and 341/3) against the Dolphins and the Packers. Darnold ha... Read More|