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2015 NFL Fantasy Football: 10 Players Who Are Overrated And Should Be Getting Less Love

Have a look at 10 fantasy football players who you should be showing less love come draft day.

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All player rankings noted in parentheses come from my top 200 rankings in late July.

  1. Denver Broncos WR Emmanuel Sanders (43): It is not about his talent. It is about my questioning what Peyton Manning we are going to see this year. I do not think we see the first half of 2014 Peyton ever again.
  2. Seattle Seahawks TE Jimmy Graham (51): He did usually put up nice stats, but he also had some huge drops to go with too many mental mistakes. With him going the the team that throws the ball the least, I do not see him approaching his previous stats.
  3. Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (55): This for me is more about him not being able to continue to put up the rushing yards and rushing touchdowns.
  4. Buffalo Bills WR Sammy Watkins (57): There is a huge question mark at QB as well as some competition for targets being in a run heavy offense. I see him more of a WR3.
  5. Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning (59): As I stated above, I don't see him coming close to his previous stats due to his age. His injury history doesn't help as well as the possible new run-heavy Broncos scheme coming from new Broncos Head Coach Gary Kubiak.
  6. St. Louis Rams RB Todd Gurley (66): It's not about the talent. It's about nine months off of a full ACL injury and the most inexperienced offensive line in the NFL.  Rams Head Coach Jeff Fisher has come out and said he has a long way to go and may not play in the preseason.
  7. New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman (70): With QB Tom Brady being out the first four games, I do not seem him being favored. He's a better play in PPR leagues, but I am still staying away.
  8. Baltimore Ravens WR Breshad Perriman (87): He is a rookie who struggled with drops in college. With the few chances he will get, I can see him struggling or even getting benched by a team looking to make a Super Bowl run.
  9. Chicago Bears WR Kevin White (89): He is still injured and has not practiced. He also does not come from a pro-style offense and is going to have a huge learning curve. I see him struggling big time.
  10. Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant (96): His hype was out of control as it got to fourth or fifth round status even though he only had two good fantasy games last year. Now, he has an injury with Big Ben promoting WR Markus Wheaton, I would not want him at current values.

Thanks for reading, and have a great week!

Fantasy Mike