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Week 13: Super Sleepers

While we're not projecting starting type stats for these players, they have good potential and could surprise. This week's picks include Profiled players include Matt Flynn, Benny Cunningham, C.J. Anderson, Brandon Jacobs, and Justin Hunter.
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Antonio Gates has reached a point in his career where he cannot keep up with the workload that he became accustomed to over the years. Enter Ladrius Green, another monster-sized tight end who can pick up the pace and make big plays. In Week 12 Green played about 42 percent of snaps and yielded 80 yards receiving and a score. Over the past two weeks Green has caught seven passes for 161 yards, compared to Gates who has grabbed seven passes for 73 yards. Green is showing that he can add value even as a TE2. Pick him up if you can as he will be a hot waiver wire addition this week. Despite Cincinnati giving up the seventh fewest fantasy points to TEs, Green might prove useful this week if Gates is covered in most schemes.

Brent Celek's matchup this week could not be better. The Arizona defense gives up the most fantasy points to tight ends of any team in the league. Celek has not had a superior pass catching season to-date -- with only 19 grabs for 290 yards --, but he does have three TDs. With Nick Foles under center, Celek should have some great opportunities with his match-up this week. I would expect Celek to exploit his coverage and make 3-4 catches for 40-50 yards and a score.

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Jeb Gorham
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FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2007
I have been involved in sports since a youngster, growing up playing nearly every sport imaginable. Short Track Speedskating was my main sport with six years competing at national and international levels. For the past ten years I have worked in the sports, fitness and wellness industry. Beginning in the Fall of 2011 I will be Assistant Professor of Management - Sports Management at Southern Vermont College. I have my masters degree in Kinesiology-Exercise Physiology from the University of Maryland, College Park and my Ph.D. in Sport Administration from the University of Northern Colorado. I am an avid cyclist and fantasy sports are one of my many hobbies.
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