Week 1: Start 'em
Week 1 is probably the hardest week of the season to come up with any sleepers to start. The first week of the season you should be starting your top picks from the draft because that's why you drafted them. The preseason doesn't tell us enough to deviate from starting our top draft picks, so the best advice I can give you is to have faith in the players you drafted and play them until proven wrong.
Crayton has improved every year he has been in the league and this season shouldn't be any different. Going into the season, #2 receiver Terry Glenn is banged up and might not even be ready to start or play for that matter. In week 1 Crayton faces a very weak Giants secondary that is banged and inexperienced, and that will already have its hands full with Terrell Owens, leaving plenty of opportunities open for him. If you don't know whom to start at your flex position, put Crayton in your lineup and watch him put up some big numbers on Sunday night.
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Rookie WR Anothy Gonzalez was drafted to replace Brandon Stokley and keep defenses from focusing on Harrison and Wayne. Gonzalez is sure handed and known for coming up with a timely catch when his team needs it most. Playing a really shaky Saints defense will allow Gonzalez to find an opening and make a big play or two, maybe even score a touchdown in week 1. So if you need someone at flex or are really weak at WR, give him a try; he might not just surprise the Saints, but you too.
Last season in only 13 games, Henderson gained 745 yards, 5 of them for touchdowns on only 32 catches for a wild 23.3 yards per catch average. This season with veteran Joe Horn moving onto the Atlanta Falcons, Henderson looks ready to emerge into the #2 spot vacated by Horn's departure. The Saints have so many weapons on offense that Henderson will have plenty of chances to make even more big plays this year. In week 1 Henderson goes against a Colts secondary with 2 new starting cornerbacks that the Saints and QB Drew Brees will look to exploit. Look for Henderson to get open and make some big plays vs. the Colts' inexperienced secondary, so throw him into your lineup as a good #3 WR and a very good flex option.
After an impressive but unspectacular rookie season, Holmes is back and looking to build on his first year in the NFL. Holmes put up big yards numbers but wasn't able to get into the end zone very much, only scoring 2 TD's all season. With a new coaching staff in Pittsburgh this season, look for Holmes to get more opportunities to score TD's and make even more big plays. In week 1, Holmes faces a very young and inexperienced defense that will have a tough enough time trying to contain Willie Parker and Hines Ward. Don't wait 'till Holmes has already had a few good weeks to get him in your lineup, start him week 1.
Last season was a disaster for Porter, as he never seemed to get along with former Head Coach Art Shell and only got into 4 games catching 1 pass. Porter has come into the 2007 season with a new attitude and wants to forget the 2006 season ever happened. The one positive that can be taken from him not playing much last year is that he will come into this season fresh with something to prove. Porter did lead Oakland with 140 receptions for 1,940 and 14 touchdowns during the 2004-05 seasons, so putting up big numbers is not unfamiliar to Porter. Porter faces a very poor Detroit Lions secondary at home for week 1; give him a try week 1.