Download the App Image

2021 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Your Draft Cheat Sheet To 45 Upside QBs, RBs, WRs & TEs

2021 Fantasy Football Sleepers: Your Draft Cheat Sheet To 45 Upside QBs, RBs, WRs & TEs article feature image

Getty Images. Pictured: Cowboys WR Michael Gallup, Packers RB A.J. Dillion

Editor’s note: The following story was written before the news of J.K. Dobbins’ ACL tear broke, so Gus Edwards’ ADP has changed.

The 2021 NFL season is quickly approaching, which means the window to prep for your final fantasy football drafts is shrinking, but don’t stress. Our analysts — including Sean Koerner, the No. 1 draft ranker of 2019 — have done the hard work of identifying the top sleepers across the four key positions below.

2021 Fantasy Football Sleepers

Click the links below to read those stories
Running Backs
Wide Receivers
Tight Ends

Fantasy QB Sleepers

Which quarterbacks being drafted outside of the top 12 actually have a chance to finish inside the top 12? Which deep sleepers should you target in 2QB leagues? » Read now

Fantasy RB Sleepers

Looking for high-upside running backs to stash on your bench? What about RBs with sneaky value in PPR leagues? » Read now

Fantasy Football CTA for PRO

Fantasy WR Sleepers

The 2021 NFL Draft class was loaded at wide receiver, but which rookies are positioned to make an immediate impact in fantasy? And which Year 2 WRs have the highest breakout potential?  » Read now

Fantasy TE Sleepers

It costs an early-round pick to draft Travis Kelce, Darren Waller or George Kittle — so where else can you find value at tight end? » Read now

Fantasy Sleepers Cheat Sheet

Note: All ADP data as of Aug. 27 and via Bestball10s

Fantasy QB Sleepers

Joe Burrow Bengals QB13
Matt Ryan Falcons QB14
Justin Fields Bears QB21
Daniel Jones Giants QB22
Trey Lance 49ers QB26
Jameis Winston Saints QB28
Zach Wilson Jets QB29
Jared Goff Lions QB30
Taysom Hill Saints QB32
Teddy Bridgewater Broncos QB36

Fantasy RB Sleepers

Player Team ADP
A.J. Dillion Packers RB33
Michael Carter Jets RB38
Zack Moss Bills RB39
Nyheim Hines Colts RB43
Gus Edwards Ravens RB44
Latavius Murray Saints RB47
James White Patriots RB51
Chuba Hubbard Panthers RB52
Giovani Bernard Buccaneers RB58
Darrynton Evans Titans RB63
Salvon Ahmed Dolphins RB65
Malcolm Brown Dolphins RB68
Jaret Patterson Washington RB88
Larry Rountree Chargers RB92

Fantasy WR Sleepers

Player Team ADP
Robby Anderson Panthers WR33
Jerry Jeudy Broncos WR36
Laviska Shenault Jaguars WR40
Michael Gallup Cowboys WR46
Mike Williams Chargers WR47
Darnell Mooney Bears WR51
Gabriel Davis Bills WR58
Russell Gage Falcons WR59
Rondale Moore Cardinals WR64
John Brown Raiders WR66
Terrace Marshall Panthers WR70
Amon-Ra St. Brown Lions WR79
Marquez Callaway Saints WR86
Nico Collins Texans WR95

Fantasy TE Sleepers

Player Team ADP
Irv Smith Jr. Vikings TE13
Evan Engram Giants TE15
Adam Trautman Saints TE18
Zach Ertz Eagles TE23
Hayden Hurst Falcons TE27
Dawson Knox Bills TE29
O.J. Howard Buccaneers TE30

How would you rate this article?