Found May 29, 2012 on Razzball Football:
Most fantasy owners have been burned by a sleeper pick or two at some point. That is why a lot of people reading this article are starting to feel a lot of anxiety and maybe even a sharp pain in their temple. James Starks was a popular sleeper pick in 2011 fantasy football leagues after an epic performance in the 2010 Green Bay Packers playoff run. Fantasy owners may have passed up guys like Fred Jackson, Willis McGahee, and Beanie Wells to draft Starks. Obviously that did not work out so well since Starks rushed for only 578 yards and 1 touchdown. There is a term out there for guys like James Starks, however: post-hype sleeper. The main risk with Starks last season was that he was competing with veteran running back Ryan Grant for playing time. Grant is not an exciting player, but the coaches put their trust in him over the younger Starks. Ryan Grant is now a free agent and the Packers do not look to be bringing him back. This leaves the door wide open for James Starks. Wo...
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