It’s that time of the year again, so here are our top five sleepers for the 2022 fantasy football season.
He seems to be on the list every year, but Brandin Cook is underrated for 2022 as well. He is coming off of his sixth 1,000-yard season in eight seasons and is the top target for the Texans. He has only missed four games since his rookie season and his ranking of WR22 is very low given his past production.
Rashaad Penny finished last season averaging 18.4 rushing attempts and 134.2 rushing yards per game in the final five weeks. Seattle’s offense will probably have to rely on the run more with Russell Wilson gone, and while there may be some competition for carries, given his experience and production last year, he can easily become the main rushing option.
Look for Dalton Schultz to have a breakout season this year as his scoring upside is the highest it has ever been. He ranked he ranked 11th in yards per route run and 14th in targets per snap last season, and with the Cowboys receiving core much reduced from last season, Schultz may become even more featured in the passing game.
Despite AJ Brown being traded, Ryan Tannehill should not regress as much as many people are projecting. The Titans may also modify their offense to include more passing to reduce the workload of Derrick Henry. Given his impressive rushing statistics as well (270 yards and seven touchdowns), he will likely outperform a lot of the QB’s that will be taken in front of him.
Courtland Sutton may be primed for a huge season. After Tim Patrick’s injury, he is just going to get more action. Sutton is currently range as WR26, which is much lower than he should be. Jeudy will no doubt have his great fantasy games, but given the addition of Russell Wilson and his love for big, tall receivers, Sutton should be primed for a further breakout season.