Week 14 Fantasy Football Rankings: 5 Wide Receiver Sleepers
In fantasy football, it is sleepers that can either make you look like the genius of your league or an absolute fool.
Don't worry, my fantasy football advice on sleepers will not make you the laughingstock of your league.
With most leagues entering the playoffs this week, here are five wide receiver sleepers that will help get your team a victory in Week 14.
Chris Givens, St. Louis Rams
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It is still uncertain whether Danny Amendola is going to play this weekend, but even if he does, Givens is still a great sleeper.
In his last two games, Givens has clearly been Sam Bradford's go-to receiver, catching 16 passes for 207 yards and a touchdown. If Amendola returns, he is not going to be playing at 100 percent, so expect Givens to still get plenty of targets. If not, then Givens will once again be one of the top fantasy receivers this week.
T.Y. Hilton, Indianapolis Colts
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T.Y. Hilton has been a stud the last three weeks and will have his fourth consecutive solid outing with the Indianapolis Colts taking on the Tennessee Titans this week.
In his last three games, Hilton has two 100-yard receiving performances as well as three touchdowns. Last week against the Detroit Lions, Hilton was targeted 13 times by Andrew Luck.
The Titans have the 26th-ranked pass defense, so Hilton should have another big game.
Anquan Boldin, Baltimore Ravens
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Though he isn't the Baltimore Ravens' big-play receiver, Anquan Boldin has been Joe Flacco's favorite target as of late. In his last three games, Boldin has been targeted a team-high 32 times.
The Ravens are playing against the Washington Redskins this weekend, who have one of the worst secondaries in the NFL. The Redskins have the 31st-ranked pass defense, allowing close to 300 passing yards per game.
Look for Flacco to target Boldin often as he should have no problem getting open in this game.
Michael Crabtree, San Francisco 49ers
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Despite the San Francisco 49ers' loss last week to the St. Louis Rams, Michael Crabtree still put up big numbers, recording seven receptions for 101 yards.
This week the 49ers will be looking to rebound from their loss as they take on the Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins' pass defense ranks 27th in the NFL, while their run defense is in the top 10. With such a weak secondary, the 49ers are going to be looking to take advantage of this mismatch.
Crabtree is Colin Kaepernick's best wide receiver, so expect Crabtree to have another big game this week.
Jarius Wright, Minnesota Vikings
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With Percy Harvin officialy out for the rest of the season, it looks like the Minnesota Vikings' new go-to wide receiver is Jarius Wright.
Though the Vikings have become a run-oriented offense, Wright has still played well enough to be worthy of a fantasy football roster spot. Going up against the Chicago Bears this week, Wright will bounce back from his quiet Week 13 performance. The Bears secondary has been struggling as of late and the last time these two teams played, Wright was targeted a team-high 10 times.