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As we count the milliseconds before Sunday’s full slate of action, it is essential that we examine the sleepers that are most likely to help fantasy owners prevail in week 1. While the sleepers in this column will be proportioned based upon the current events of each particular week, it just so happens that we currently have a preponderance of injuries to some high profile WRs and RBs. This in turn has created a surplus of players at those two positions who have been elevated into the role of sleepers. With that, here are some players who are worth consideration if you prefer to take advantage of matchups and potentially enhance your scoring total this week.
Robert Turbin (vs. Cardinals)
If you are a Marshawn Lynch owner and don’t already have Turbin on your roster, stop reading this for a moment, and grab Turbin immediately. In fact, if Turbin is available in your league secure him right now - period. Then monitor Lynch’s back issues very closely leading up to Sunday. T...
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This Monday night the NFL fans will be treated to something special as the prime time schedule will feature a double header. The night cap will highlight the long time rivalry between the Chargers vs. Raiders.
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A change in the injured reserve rule will aid a fallen Chargers receiver this year.
Prior to the rule change, when an NFL team placed a player on the Injured Reserve, they were unable to play for the entire year. Now, the new rule states that if a player has sustained an injury, he can return to the team and fully participate before week eight of the regular season. However...
It's a question that probably swirls around constantly in the mind of Chargers' head coach Norv Turner: "What can (Ronnie) Brown do for you?"
The answer better be "a lot more than we originally expected" because Brown's performance as Ryan Matthews' replacement as the starter at running back could be the difference in the Chargers playing into...
Chargers receiver Vincent Brown (ankle) has been placed on injured reserve, but he was given the "designated to return" tag, meaning he can come back after six weeks.Fantasy Spin:The "designated to return" tag is a new element to injured reserve this season. Brown broke his ankle on Aug. 18 and is projected to miss eight weeks after having surgery. Brown was reportedly...
San Diego halfback Ryan Mathews (clavicle) participated in individual drills Wednesday, according to Michael Gehlken of the San Diego Union-Tribune.Fantasy Spin:San Diego will hold it's first official practice Thursday. Mathews has insisted he'll be ready Week 1, but we doubt the Chargers will play him. Week 2 is an option but we don't expect him to handle a full workload...
The Chargers will kick off the regular season with a national audience watching and an undrafted rookie protecting the franchise QB’s blindside. If it sounds like a recipe for disaster, that’s because it is. Still, this is an obstacle, not a death sentence. Here is a detailed look at five ways Norv Turner & Co. will keep the offense humming and avoid another slow start.
Comments on the San Diego Chargers by the AP Pro32 panel (ranking in parentheses):
SAN DIEGO CHARGERS (16)
Chris Berman (ESPN, 16) - First time in decade Bolts won't be favored in AFC West; could help.
Clifton Brown (Sporting News, 16) - Norv Turner was given another chance. Will likely be his last if Chargers don't make playoffs.
Cris Collinsworth (NBC Sports, 13...