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Every time I write a sleepers column I feel the need to start with the rather silly exercise of trying to explain my process or justification for why the guys below are sleepers. The industry has grown to a point that there are no longer players who could have an impact in a standard league but are also complete unknowns. Well, almost. There are a couple of mostly unknowns below. If they aren't unknown to you then congratulations on being above average. 

For the purposes of this column I looked for players currently outside the top 120 in NFC ADP for the month of June. Immediately, two names stick out and they are in no shape, fashion, or form traditional sleepers; Cam Newton and Antonio Brown. While everyone knows who they are, neither is going to be drafted anywhere close to their most likely outcome if they play 16 games. So let's start with our two superstar sleepers and then we'll get to the rest of the (more conventional) sleepers.

We'll start with Newton because he already has a job, or at least a fighting chance at a job. Newton will battle Jarrett Stidham in training camp to be the starter for the Patriots. I think we can all agree a healthy Newton wins this competition going away. While his current ADP of 259.3 doesn't reflect his new home, it's also unlikely he'll crack the top 15 in ADP based on the industry consensus right after the move. He'll almost certainly be available in the double-digit rounds of one-quarterback leagues, and that makes him a mega-sleeper. 

Newton was the No. 2 quarterback in Fantasy as recently as 2017, and in 2018 he completed a career-best 67.9% of his passes. If he's healthy we have no reason to expect anything other than very good quarterback play. In his past three full seasons as a starter he averaged 533 yards on the ground per season, and he's never have fewer than 359 rushing yards or four rushing touchdowns in a full season. At age 31 we might expect Newton to cut back on the rush attempts, but he'll still be a force in the red zone. And it shouldn't be surprising at all if Josh McDaniels helps him to his most efficient season as a passer.

Brown doesn't have a team yet, but he's being drafted (ADP: 179.9) as if he never will. As much of a circus as last year was, he's still one of the most talented receivers in the world and it appears his legal issues have been resolved. If a team like the Seahawks or Packers signs Brown, his ADP will be slashed in half. We don't know for sure that will happen, but what do you really know about any player you're drafting in Round 12 or later? This is the part of the draft for lottery tick,ets and Brown is a league-winner if he signs somewhere and plays 16 games.

Here are 10 more conventional sleepers for you to target in the double-digit rounds:

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JAC Jacksonville • #15
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
142nd
QB RNK
15th
PROJ PTS
334.6
SOS
23
ADP
174.5
2019 Stats
PAYDS
3271
RUYDS
344
TD
21
INT
6
FPTS/G
19.3
Minshew was a borderline Fantasy starter as a rookie, and we should expect him to be even better in 2020 partially because most quarterbacks improve from their first to their second year. But also, the additions of Chris Thompson, Laviska Shenault and Tyler Eifert make his weapons deeper, and more talented. Finally, Jacksonville figures to have one of the worst defenses in the NFL. If Minshew can be even average, Jacksonville figures to be among the league leaders in pass attempts.
LAC L.A. Chargers • #5
Age: 30 • Experience: 10 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
178th
QB RNK
21st
PROJ PTS
330.8
SOS
19
ADP
229.3
2019 Stats
PAYDS
33
RUYDS
7
TD
1
INT
0
FPTS/G
0.9
Tyrod Taylor is nearly free on Draft Day and could get your team off to a very good start. His first three games are against the Bengals, Chiefs and Panthers. With that kind of schedule and weapons that include Austin Ekeler, Keenan Allen, Hunter Henry and Mike Williams, it's not hard to imagine how he could be a top-12 quarterback over the first month of the season. The presence of Justin Herbert does mean you need to draft a third quarterback if Taylor is one of your starters in a two-quarterback league. But the Chargers are good enough that I'm not sure Herbert sees the field because Taylor could lead them to the playoffs.
LAR L.A. Rams • #27
Age: 22 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
120th
RB RNK
47th
PROJ PTS
114
SOS
1
ADP
126.4
2019 Stats
RUYDS
147
REC
4
REYDS
37
TD
0
FPTS/G
1.6
It was just a year ago we were drafting Darrell Henderson as an eighth round pick because we were worried about Todd Gurley's knees. Now Gurley is in Atlanta, replaced by Cam Akers, and Henderson hype has fallen out of style. While I do rank Akers higher, I expect an interesting camp battle that Henderson could absolutely win. He's the best pass-catching back on the roster, so he should have a role at the least. But there's top-20 upside here, and the shortened offseason means he'll start with a leg up on Akers. Speaking of which, Malcolm Brown is available in last round of most drafts. Don't forget about him either.
ARI Arizona • #29
Age: 24 • Experience: 3 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
114th
RB RNK
45th
PROJ PTS
140.8
SOS
15
ADP
150.5
2019 Stats
RUYDS
303
REC
12
REYDS
105
TD
5
FPTS/G
6.3
Chase Edmonds, Tony Pollard and Alexander Mattison are all excellent sleeper options with big upside if the back in front of them gets hurt. The reason Edmonds stands out is he's going at least two rounds after Pollard and Mattison. That's a bit odd since Edmonds has a less-proven feature back in front of him. Kenyan Drake has never been a feature back for an entire season. As we saw last season, this Cardinals offense should be good for whoever is playing running back. Edmonds, Drake and David Johnson all produced like a top 10 running back whenever they were given the chance.
JAC Jacksonville • #23
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
137th
RB RNK
55th
PROJ PTS
80
SOS
26
ADP
173.6
2019 Stats
RUYDS
108
REC
14
REYDS
144
TD
2
FPTS/G
3.1
While the Jacksonville Jaguars are talking nice about Leonard Fournette now, they made it pretty clear earlier in the offseason how they feel about him. Fournette may start the season as Jacksonville's starting running back, but that's no sure thing and he's on a short leash at the very least. Armstead is the guy who would benefit if Fournette was jettisoned or benched. In Armstead's lone game as a starter he caught five passes, recorded 85 total yards and scored a touchdown. He belongs much closer to Mattison, Pollard and Edmonds than his ADP suggests.
NYG N.Y. Giants • #87
Age: 27 • Experience: 5 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
91st
WR RNK
38th
PROJ PTS
187.2
SOS
18
ADP
134.2
2019 Stats
REC
57
TAR
83
REYDS
576
TD
3
FPTS/G
14.1
The New York Giants have too many mouths to feed, but all the evidence we have suggest Sterling Shepard should be the first receiver drafted. And he should be drafted at least two rounds earlier than he currently is. Shepard was close to a 25% target share when he was healthy in 2019 and was over 8 yards per target in both 2017 and 2018. If he can combine those two numbers, he's got a shot at being a low-end No. 2 receiver. At the very least he should be a solid No. 3 if he stays healthy.
MIA Miami • #18
Age: 23 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
100th
WR RNK
47th
PROJ PTS
176.2
SOS
1
ADP
141.8
2019 Stats
REC
32
TAR
60
REYDS
428
TD
3
FPTS/G
11.3
Before Preston Williams went down with a torn ACL he had more catches, targets and yards than DeVante Parker. In current ADP, Parker is being drafted about five and a half rounds before Williams. Last we heard, Williams recovery was on track, so I'm expecting him to be ready for Week 1. Assuming he is, you should view both Parker and Williams as No. 3 receivers with top-20 upside. And you should draft the one available in the double-digit rounds, not the one going in the sixth.
GB Green Bay • #13
Age: 24 • Experience: 2 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
92nd
WR RNK
39th
PROJ PTS
190.9
SOS
31
ADP
178.3
2019 Stats
REC
35
TAR
52
REYDS
477
TD
3
FPTS/G
6.4
The Packers did absolutely nothing to help Aaron Rodgers in the passing game. While that may be bad news for Rodgers, it's great news for Allen Lazard, who established himself as Rodgers' second-favorite receiver in 2019. Expect an increased target share for Lazard and while he might not improve on his 9.2 yards per target, he should be efficient with Aaron Rodgers as his quarterback and Davante Adams on the other side. Barring something crazy, I'd expect Lazard to finish the year as a solid No. 3 receiver.
JAC Jacksonville • #10
Age: 21 • Experience: Rookie
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
123rd
WR RNK
53rd
PROJ PTS
126
SOS
17
ADP
217.4
2019 Stats
REC
0
TAR
0
REYDS
0
TD
0
FPTS/G
0
This is a bit of a dart throw, but Shenault is being drafted well after the high-upside dart throw range. There's a path to Shenault immediately becoming the team's No. 2 receiver, and Jacksonville has talked about using him in the running game, perhaps as a wildcat QB. A season like Deebo Samuel's 2019 is certainly possible, and there's upside from there on a squad that should throw more than 600 passes.
TEN Tennessee • #81
Age: 24 • Experience: 4 yrs.
Fantasy Breakdown (PPR)
OVERALL RNK
130th
TE RNK
13th
PROJ PTS
139
SOS
2
ADP
137
2019 Stats
REC
35
TAR
44
REYDS
439
TD
3
FPTS/G
6.4
With Delanie Walker completely out of the picture, Jonnu Smith should get a chance to prove he can be a starting Fantasy tight end. He has the athleticism and he could very well be Ryan Tannehill's second-favorite target in the passing game. Smith needs the Titans to throw a little more than they did last year to crack the top 10, but the odds are they will. Smith scored at least 11 PPR Fantasy points in three of his final four games of 2019.

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