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

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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
Quarterbacks
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

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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

QBTeamADP
Joe BurrowBengalsQB13
Matt RyanFalconsQB14
Justin FieldsBearsQB21
Daniel JonesGiantsQB22
Trey Lance49ersQB26
Jameis WinstonSaintsQB28
Zach WilsonJetsQB29
Jared GoffLionsQB30
Taysom HillSaintsQB32
Teddy BridgewaterBroncosQB36

Fantasy RB Sleepers

PlayerTeamADP
A.J. DillionPackersRB33
Michael CarterJetsRB38
Zack MossBillsRB39
Nyheim HinesColtsRB43
Gus EdwardsRavensRB44
Latavius MurraySaintsRB47
James WhitePatriotsRB51
Chuba HubbardPanthersRB52
Giovani BernardBuccaneersRB58
Darrynton EvansTitansRB63
Salvon AhmedDolphinsRB65
Malcolm BrownDolphinsRB68
Jaret PattersonWashingtonRB88
Larry RountreeChargersRB92

Fantasy WR Sleepers

PlayerTeamADP
Robby AndersonPanthersWR33
Jerry JeudyBroncosWR36
Laviska ShenaultJaguarsWR40
Michael GallupCowboysWR46
Mike WilliamsChargersWR47
Darnell MooneyBearsWR51
Gabriel DavisBillsWR58
Russell GageFalconsWR59
Rondale MooreCardinalsWR64
John BrownRaidersWR66
Terrace MarshallPanthersWR70
Amon-Ra St. BrownLionsWR79
Marquez CallawaySaintsWR86
Nico CollinsTexansWR95

Fantasy TE Sleepers

PlayerTeamADP
Irv Smith Jr.VikingsTE13
Evan EngramGiantsTE15
Adam TrautmanSaintsTE18
Zach ErtzEaglesTE23
Hayden HurstFalconsTE27
Dawson KnoxBillsTE29
O.J. HowardBuccaneersTE30

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