Fourth & 1 Debate: Fantasy Football Sleeper Keepers

Jan 1, 2010

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Hatty of was responsible for this week’s Fourth & 1 Roundtable debate topic.

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This Week’s Topic:

“The regular season is almost over and dynasty leaguers are picking their keepers… everyone knows to keep Fitzgerald, AP, and the like, but what are some sleeper keepers for next year?”

My Response:
The first name that comes to mind is Miles Austin. He enters this week with 1230 receiving yards and 11 TDs. I know his numbers are bloated by the 421 yards and 4 TDs he had before and after the Cowboys’ bye. He had seven games with fewer than 50 yarsd receiving. Still, he’s a big, strong WR that will turn 26 this Summer. He has a good rapport with Tony Romo and should continue to develop into one of the league’s best WRs. The only issue I see is his contract, but rest assured Jerry Jones won’t let his prized WR walk away.

Another keeper that came out of nowhere was Jamaal Charles.  When you look at his production from Week 10 on you can’t help but wonder why he wasn’t given an opportunity sooner. Charles showed he could handle the full load, averaging 21.8 carries in Weeks 13-16. He also showed the ability to catch the ball out of the backfield with 39 receptions entering Week 17. Finally, he showed big play ability. He truly was Chris Johnson Lite the last half of the year, and makes an intriguing keeper option heading into 2010.

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2 Responses so far | Have Your Say!

  1. Frank
    January 1st, 2010 at 1:25 pm #

    Happy New Year Ryan to you and your family.

  2. LestersLegends
    January 1st, 2010 at 1:30 pm #

    Thanks. You too.

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