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Just like there are many different ways to build a Fantasy Football team, there are plenty of ways to define a "sleeper." You can target players being drafted outside of a certain range, you can target players "no one is talking about," you can even go so far down the depth chart that you're actually touting players the average fan hasn't even heard of. That's fun when something like James Robinson happens, but the hit rate is astronomically low. 

What I prefer this time of year it to look at how the industry views players, because that's a pretty good indication of how they'll be drafted. For this article, I'm using the consensus rankings at Fantasy Pros and my definition, today, of a sleeper is a guy it seems the industry is sleeping on. And it appears Ryan Tannehill once again is a poster boy.

Tannehill's resurgence in Tennessee has been remarkable in its efficiency. Since the start of the 2019 season he leads all quarterbacks in Y/A (8.55) and AY/A (9.23). He's second in passer rating (110.6) and touchdown rate (7.2%). Only Aaron Rodgers and Lamar Jackson have scored more Fantasy points than him since he became the starter in Week 7 of the 2019 season. And he did all that without Julio Jones, who joined the team via trade this offseason. 

With that type of resume, you would think Tannehill would be a surefire top-five Fantasy option in the consensus rankings. Instead, he comes in at 11th. In fact, not one of the experts included in the consensus has Tannehill ranked higher than seventh, which is where I have him. The benefit of this is the fact that even with the emergence of a truly elite quarterback tier, you can confidently wait until the later rounds knowing it's likely Tannehill will be there. And once again, he'll likely be a great value. 

Here are nine more players the industry is too low as of early July:

Sleepers 2.0
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TB Tampa Bay • #81
Age: 33 • Experience: 11 year
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
WR37
CONSENSUS RANK
WR45
PROJ PTS
212
SOS
9
ADP
146
2020 Stats
REC
45
TAR
62
REYDS
483
TD
4
FPTS/G
14.7
Antonio Brown actually led the Buccaneers in targets and receptions per game last year. He was the No. 22 receiver in PPR from Week 9 (when he joined Tampa Bay) through Week 17. There's simply no reason Mike Evans and Chris Godwin should be ranked 25 to 30 spots higher than Brown.
IND Indianapolis • #13
Age: 31 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
WR40
CONSENSUS RANK
WR52
PROJ PTS
198.2
SOS
15
ADP
113
2020 Stats
REC
56
TAR
93
REYDS
762
TD
5
FPTS/G
10.9
I understand why Hilton is this low. He's 31 years old and he wasn't very good last year. But the Colts feel like Carson Wentz fits Hilton's skillset better and they really haven't added anyone who should take targets away from him. If everything goes right Hilton could be a No. 2 receiver available in the double-digit rounds. But he doesn't need everything to go right to finish much better than his consensus ranking.
BUF Buffalo • #26
Age: 23 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
RB34
CONSENSUS RANK
RB42
PROJ PTS
166.7
SOS
19
ADP
145
2020 Stats
RUYDS
687
REC
38
REYDS
269
TD
2
FPTS/G
9
Last year Devin Singletary was better in nearly every measurable way than Zack Moss. As of July 1, Moss is the No. 36 back by consensus rankings and Singletary is at No. 42. The disparity in their ADP is even larger. This is essentially based in a four-game sample size at the end of last season -- a stretch in which Moss did receive more work than Singletary, but he wasn't particularly successful. Both of these backs probably need an injury to the other to be a Fantasy starter, but only Singletary is priced like it.
DET Detroit • #30
Age: 26 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
RB33
CONSENSUS RANK
RB41
PROJ PTS
170
SOS
4
ADP
138
2020 Stats
RUYDS
505
REC
31
REYDS
236
TD
3
FPTS/G
9.1
No coach has been more consistent in designing plays to get the ball to his running backs than new Lions offensive coordinator Anthony Lynn. That's why I can comfortably call Williams a sleeper and D'Andre Swift a breakout. I expect a 60-40 split, but at 30 running back touches per game that's enough for both backs to be useful in Fantasy. Williams will have standalone flex appeal if Swift stays healthy and he's an instant starter if Swift goes down again.
DAL Dallas • #89
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
TE12
CONSENSUS RANK
TE19
PROJ PTS
152.1
SOS
18
ADP
230
We were all pretty excited about Blake Jarwin heading into 2020 but a torn ACL in Week 1 ended his season. Now he's reportedly healthy and ready to take the starting job back from Dalton Schultz. This is an offense that has dedicated 116 targets per season to tight ends over the past two seasons and figures to be amongst the league leaders in both pass attempts and scoring. That's a great combination for a late-round tight end.
NYJ N.Y. Jets • #23
Age: 28 • Experience: 7 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
RB40
CONSENSUS RANK
RB52
PROJ PTS
154.5
SOS
22
ADP
173
I get why everyone is more excited about Michael Carter. He'll probably be the better option when all is said and done. But Coleman was brought in by his former coaches and already has familiarity with the system. It shouldn't surprise anyone if Coleman leads the team in carries in Week 1 and Carter's profile as a part-time back should keep Coleman involved for as long as he stays healthy.
KC Kansas City • #17
Age: 23 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
WR54
CONSENSUS RANK
WR60
PROJ PTS
165.7
SOS
17
ADP
156
2020 Stats
REC
41
TAR
62
REYDS
560
TD
4
FPTS/G
7.6
Expect a lot of "fool me once" responses to Hardman as a sleeper. Maybe that's why he's WR60 in the consensus rankings. And while my ranking isn't a lot higher, Hardman's upside is considerably higher. If he could just absorb Sammy Watkins' targets from last year, he'd be in the 120-range over a full season and his efficiency has been near elite every season. If you're going to bet on a breakout from a receiver this late, it might as well be one catching passes from Patrick Mahomes.
TB Tampa Bay • #80
Age: 26 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
TE17
CONSENSUS RANK
TE29
PROJ PTS
94.4
SOS
16
ADP
NR
2020 Stats
REC
11
TAR
19
REYDS
146
TD
2
FPTS/G
9.4
There are definitely too many mouths to feed in Tampa Bay, but Howard was outproducing Rob Gronkowski before his injury and has been one of the most efficient tight ends in NFL history. Even five targets per game would make him a borderline starter and any injury in the receiving corps would open up additional volume.
SF San Francisco • #5
Age: 21 • Experience: Rookie
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
HEATH RANK
QB25
CONSENSUS RANK
QB30
SOS
4
ADP
136
I would put Justin Fields in this same category; his consensus ranking is just higher. Both of these rookie quarterbacks have enormous upside because of what they can do with their legs. Lance has the added benefit of playing in an offense led by Kyle Shanahan. These are draft-and-stash guys, because it might take a month or longer for them to get on the field, but they'll have top-five upside if they hit.

So which sleepers, breakouts and busts should you target and fade? And which QB shocks the NFL with a top-five performance? Visit SportsLine now to get Fantasy cheat sheets for every single position, all from the model that called Josh Allen's huge season, and find out.