I like Shiancoe to put up top 3 TE numbers. Yes, I know who Finley, Gates, and Clark are.
12 Team $ (PPR + Return Yardage):
QB: Tom Brady, Andy Dalton RB: Charles, Lynch, Martin, Stewart, DeAngelo Williams, Rashad jennings, Joe McKnight, Leon Washington WR/TE: Antonio Brown, Brandon Lloyd, Randall Cobb, Ted Ginn K: Bryant DST: Bills
QB - Kevin Kolb RB - Bernard Scott WR - Terrell Owens (not exactly a sleeper considering his names-sake, but I think he's vastly underrated) TE - Jermaine Gresham (I like the Bengals, clearly) PK - who cares DEF - Dolphins
QB - Alex Smith. If he continues progression the weapons in Frisco are there for him to be a suprise QB. RB - Torn between CJ Spiller and Jahvid Best. Spiller seems more Charles like because I don't know that the Bills will place trust in him. Best has injury concerns that even my hometeam overconfidence cannot ignore. Ivory out of New Orleans is a super sleeper WR - Malcom Floyd. If num-num Jackson doesn't find a way back to the field Rivers could develop enough rapport with Floyd to forget about V Jax. TE - Like Gresham too. Just thinking with TO and Ocho taking deep routes, a shaky Palmer will have three receivers, the deep outs and the bail out Gresham. PK - There is this kicker for the Brazillian soccer team.... D - Pacman could help make the Bengals D more exciting this season. Not seeing much in the way of sleepers.
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Celek=Aaron Hernandez-Pass happy team, good hands and a red zone target for Brady. Honorable mention-Ben Watson, really doesnt fit the "Celek" mold but I think he post a nice year this year. Cleveland has a good O-line which will let Watson break off in pass routes more.
Charles=Kareem Huggins, plays behind a RB who is an injury waiting to happen, great speed, and I think will come in the second half of the season and put up some nice numbers ala Charles.
Austin=Legadu Naane-Much like Austin last year going late in drafts, has receivers in front of him that are termed "better". Naane has great hands and may not produce the huge numbers could easily finish the season as the #1 WR in SD.
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At TE, I'm going to say Hoomanawanui. First, because that is just an awesome name. Second, because Zach Miller has made a fantasy career out of simply being the only pass catcher in the offense. With Avery down and a rookie QB likely starting a majority of the games, 6 yard hitches to the TE are the easiest completions to make. Especially when you're down by 28 pts when you get your first possession of the 3rd quarter. They'll be playing catch up all the time, and teams will let Bradford check down to the TE all day long.
At RB, you're best bet is to get lucky with an injury. But, one guy I think who has a legitimate shot at surprising people midseason (which is what Charles did) is Brandon Jackson. Ryan Grant is awful. He runs like a 34 year old Curtis Martin. Plows ahead through whatever hole and falls down. Jackson is speedy, elusive, and a great pass catcher. He just has never put it all together - little problems like fumbles and missed blocking assignments. The Packers running game continues to be pitiful in the preseason, so if Jackson shows he can not fumble and improve his pass protection, I could see him putting together a good 7 or 8 games to end the season with that offense. But not a Charles-like impact...those are rare.
At WR, I also like Naanee. I don't think the Chargers will throw the ball less just because VJ is out (and I don't think VJ ever plays another game for the Chargers). And Floyd is really a 2nd WR style guy. Naanee >could< be the surprise WR of the year. I got him in the 20th round 10 days ago.