Week 1 Fantasy Football Sneaky Starts & Sleepers

Sep 07, 2022
Week 1 Fantasy Football Sneaky Starts & Sleepers

All but the luckiest fantasy owners at some point need to find the proverbial diamond in the rough—a waiver wire or bench player capable of putting up some points in a pinch. This weekly feature is dedicated to that part of fantasy football. It's not pretty, but it's part of the game.


Jameis Winston, Saints (@ ATL, 31)

Winston is set up for a nice day indoors against a very shaky Falcons defense. Atlanta yielded the third-most passing touchdowns (31) last year. Remember, he posted solid QB2 numbers as a starter last season and has improved weapons this year.

Matt Ryan, Colts (@ HOU, 21)

Last season, the Texans yielded the 10th-most passing yards per game (242), the 14th-most passing touchdowns (27), and the fourth-highest yards per attempt (8.0).

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