2013 Fantasy Football Gambles
Gamble: A player with both high potential and high risk. Players in this category are usually injury-prone, have a high probability for being suspended, or are approaching the end of their career. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary
We have classified the following 3 players as gambles for 2013. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Jermichael Finley||TE||FA*||27||5||TE - #33|
|According to the average draft position numbers from last year, Jermichael Finley was the sixth TE selected in fantasy drafts. He finished the season outside the Top 15 and it got to the point where many draft analysts expected the Packers to draft a tight end to remedy the position. That draft pick never came and now we have another year of trying to figure out Fi... Read More|
|Antonio Gates||TE||SD||34||10||TE - #26|
|Gates was mostly a bust last season and it is hard to call him over the hill, so I will call him a gamble. His fantasy value took a big hit last season and those of us who kept starting him and waiting were just disappointed time and time again. I think there are some talented young TEs out there with QBs who have firepower. Take a look around before grabbing Gates... Read More|
|Heath Miller||TE||PIT||31||8||TE - #22|
|UPDATE (10/21): Over his first four games, Miller is averaging 52 yards per game but has found the end zone just once. He should remain a solid borderline TE1 as a Big Ben favorite in the red zone. Looking ahead to the fantasy playoffs, he faces a Miami defense in week 14 that is allowing the second most fantasy PPG to opposing TEs.