It has been a busy NFL offseason dominated by coverage of Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow, the New Orleans Saints and the Andrew Luck/Robert Griffin III debate. With all these big stories, a lesser-known or forgotten player may sneak up on you as they are poised to make a big fantasy impact in 2012.
Players like Victor Cruz, Rob Gronkowski and DeMarco Murray surprised many fantasy owners last season. And in 2012, there is no doubt that a new crop of playmakers will emerge.
Whether because of an offseason change of teams or roles, here are five players that could sneak up on you in 2012.