Tyler Boyd

8 Potential Breakout Players: One Per NFL Division

Each and every season, a handful of offensive players will break out and serve as meaningful contributors for our fantasy football teams. When trying to pinpoint these playmakers before the upcoming NFL campaign kicks off, we oftentimes dub an intriguing middle or late-round option as a “sleeper”, or someone who has the potential to break out and exceed their draft day price tag. There are obviously several sleepers that can be uncovered throughout our drafts, but specifically, striking gold on a fantasy prospect who carries little to no cost is a risk-averse tactic that could pay huge dividends later in the season.

Latavius Murray

Latavius Murray Fantasy 2016: Forget What You Know

Murray’s first season operating as the Raiders’ workhorse received mixed reviews, so let’s start with some of the criticism. While his 1066 rushing yards were good for the sixth-most in the NFL, it took him 266 attempts to accomplish that feat – third-most in the league.