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 5 players as gambles for 2013. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Tavon Austin||WR||STL||22||R||WR - #36|
|His pure athleticism is nearly unparalleled and he will undoubtedly be the star of numerous highlight reels this season. When watching him in person, his speed is hard to believe. The question is: can Tavon Austin possibly live up to the immense hype in his rookie year? Those managers buying in will need to burn a top pick in order to find out just what the undersi... Read More|
|Nate Burleson||WR||DET||32||10||WR - #75|
|Burleson has only played a full season once in the last five years. The Lions are a pass-happy team, yet when factoring his age and injury history, the upside is limited. To his credit, he appears to have the No. 2 spot on the depth chart all but locked up. Detroit is certainly looking for someone like WR Ryan Broyles to step up. In a pinch, Burleson is a solid bye... Read More|
|Stephen Hill||WR||NYJ||22||1||WR - #61|
|Update (10/20): As Geno Smith's numbers imrpove so should Hill's. The Jets top receiver will have some very good games but those will be few and far between. Owners looking for a flex start or bye week fill-in could use Hill when the match is right.
Profile: After opening the season with a pair of touchdowns and 89 yards, Hill did little for the Jets the ... Read More
|DeSean Jackson||WR||PHI||27||5||WR - #25|
|Have you heard the one about DeSean Jackson as a home run threat who strikes out about as much he goes yard? What about him as a combustible option that seemingly loses focus on the field more often than a far-sighted camera operator with their glasses? Sadly both versions have proven true, including last season when he finished with 45 receptions for 700 yards an... Read More|
|A.J. Jenkins||WR||KC||23||1||WR - #95|
|The underperforming 2012 first-rounder was shipped off to Kansas City during preseason. Maybe a change of scenery will kickstart his floundering pro career.... Read More|