The average fantasy football owner knows all about the top 10 or 20 players that includes Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson, yet many of these same participants arrive on draft day with zero knowledge on some important lesser-known names.
Whether it's a rookie like running back Daniel Thomas, or a third-year wide receiver ready to explode like Chicago Bears wideout Johnny Knox, it's crucial for owners to have knowledge of every player they select.
That is why there is "power in knowledge" in fantasy football. Some owners will miss out on high-potential players in favor of washed-up veterans attached to a big name.
Let's take a look at five names you should know about going into your draft.