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There are a handful of players that you won't see on the list that barely missed the cut to be truly considered sleepers at this point of the offseason. This, of course, could change as the offseason progresses, but right now the following players simply aren't the top sleepers in fantasy football.
Geno Smith, QB, New York Jets
There are two quarterbacks who made our rankings, but Smith isn't one of them. He certainly could get the chance to start from Week 1, but I just don't see it happening that early.
It's more likely that the Jets will give Mark Sanchez some time to prove something and put in Smith if he fails. Right now, Smith isn't worthy of a spot on this list, but he should definitely be pegged as a player to watch throughout the preseason.
Dwayne Allen, TE, Indianapolis Colts
Allen was the best rookie tight end last year as he played spectacular football for Indianapolis. Unfortunately, the Colts were without a healthy Coby Fleener for the most of the season.
Fleener's return, along with Allen playing more of an H-back role for the Colts, could hinder Allen's production this season.
Eddie Lacy, RB, Green Bay Packers
There is a Packers' running back in the rankings, but it isn't Lacy. I like Lacy a lot, but I think he'll have more of a goal-line role for the Packers. Either that or Lacy will be used only on set running downs, which will potentially allow defenses to slow him down.
Look for Lacy to record some touchdowns this year, but not do much else on the ground in terms of production.
Ryan Tannehill, QB, Miami Dolphins
Tannehill is our final notable omission, but the reason he doesn't make the list is because I no longer think he can be considered a sleeper.
Everyone saw what he is capable of last season, and now with Mike Wallace as his No. 1 receiver season, he should have an extremely solid season.