Fantasy Football: Top 15 Deep Sleepers to Target in 2017

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Fantasy football drafts should be wrapping up in the next week and that means that owners are looking to find the biggest gems in their draft. Deep sleepers can be tough to find, but we have 15 players that could end up being stars.

Last, but not least, we land on the top 15 deep sleepers to target for fantasy football in 2017. People are familiar with the term “sleepers” in fantasy football, which refer to players who could be breakout stars for your team, but are chosen late in the draft or maybe picked up off the waiver wire weeks into the season.

Deep sleepers are the even more dark horse candidates to headline your fantasy team. Last year, for instance, guys like Jay Ajayi and Jordan Howard would have been good examples of deep sleepers. Neither were highly thought of heading into the 2016 season, but emerged as two of the best running backs in fantasy football last year.

Deep sleepers are going to be players that are targeted near the end of your draft or picked up later on during the season. None of these guys are worthy of being a high-round pick or even a middle-round pick. Remember that when reading about them and don’t reach on them.

Let’s get to our final fantasy football top 15 list of the year! Here we go with deep sleepers!