Published 9: 36 p.m. ET Aug. 14, 2019
SportsPulse: Fantasy football season is upon us! Listen closely to these vital tips from Trysta Krick if you want to dominate.
USA TODAYAs fantasy football draft day approaches, everyone is searching for that diamond in the rough that could catapult them to a championship.Here are some of this season’s top sleeper candidates fantasy owners should keep on their radar in the later rounds of the draft.For more, including updated rankings — both overall and by position — as well as strategy columns, player capsules, stats and projections, check out the special USA TODAY Sports fantasy football preview, on sale now.QB Dak Prescott, Cowboys: Major upgrade among pass-catchers in his fourth year. Dallas’ offensive line improves with healthy return of Travis Frederick.RB Royce Freeman, Denver Broncos: New coaching staff with history of split backfields; Phillip Lindsay’s broken wrist suggests durability concerns.WR Geronimo Allison, Packers: Should assume the slot role and gobble up underneath targets in this new offensive system.TE Chris Herndon, Jets: Top-10 tight end if he escapes a two-game suspension. Underappreciated weapon down the seam.K Aldrick Rosas, Giants: Offense is decent enough to provide 35 three-pointers and 30-plus PATs for the big-legged Rosas.Buffalo Bills defense/special teams: Third year in this system against a division that will offer several good matchups.AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideIf you love talking football, we have the perfect spot for you. Join our Facebook Group, The Ruling Off the Field, to engage in friendly debate and conversation with fellow football fans and our NFL insiders.