With week five over and week six approaching, many fantasy owners are going insane due to the fact that their team just can’t win. They might have good names like “No Suh For You” or “Helu Kitty” but their team looks god-awful. Week six could be a big week for these owners. They need a win to turn their season around, and the waiver-wire might be where their gold is stashed. As for the owners with wins, this is just another way to stack your team with the players that will lead you to victory. Here is a list of sleepers that will help you achieve your goal of victory for the upcoming week.
QB: Christian Ponder - @WAS – Christian Ponder is ready to rack up the fantasy points in week six. He is facing the Washington Redskins, who haven’t been able to shut down their opponents passing game. They surrender 328.6 passing yards per game, which is so bad, Brandon Weeden would seem like an All-Star against them. Ponder does have some flaws in his game, such as his fumbling problem. But may I remind you he is facing Washington without Brian Orakpo!
RB: Trent Richardson - vs. CIN – Trent Richardson is a force of nature, literally. He shakes off players and always goes straight at the defenders. He is up against a weak rush defense team in the Cincinnati Bengals, and will look to have a repeat of week two. In week two, Richardson amassed 109 rushing yards, 36 receiving yards, and 2 total touchdowns. (1 rushing, 1 receiving) Richardson is not only a sleeper for this week, but a great pick up for the rest of the year. I would definitely get my hands on him.
WR: Jeremy Kerley - vs. IND – Jeremy Kerley is a great pick up for this upcoming week. Not only is he the number one wide receiver due to the injury of Santonio Holmes, but he is a playmaker. Kerley is Sanchez’s only option as he should start to see more passes attempted towards him. The Colts are about in the middle when it comes to pass defense. They don’t give up much yards, but with Kerley’s speed and playmaking ability, I see it not being a problem. Kerley, like Richardson, is a good option for the rest of the season.
TE: Owen Daniels - vs. GB – Owen Daniels, the leading receiver for the Houston Texans, is ready to burst out with a big game. He will be facing the Green Bay Packers, who is more on the bad side for pass defense. Daniels will have an average quarterback in Matt Schaub throwing to him, so his chances of getting a well thrown ball is high. Last week verses the Jets, Daniels not only had 79 yards, but a touchdown as well. Daniels is an above average tight end, that I wouldn’t mind trading for.
D/ST: St. Louis Rams – @MIA – The Rams came into this year projected as an easy win, but after week five, they have a record of 3-2. Other than two games against the Washington Redskins and the Chicago Bears, the Rams defense have played very well. They surprisingly have three games in which they have scored double-digit fantasy points, which could make an owner drool over them. If you need a defense that will shut down Ryan Tannehill and Reggie Bush, pick the St. Louis Rams, who have eight interceptions and one fumble recovery.
K: Shaun Suisham - @TEN – Shaun Suisham will be a very good option for a bye week replacement when needed. He is facing the Tennessee Titans, who give up an average of 11.4 points per game. Yes, Shaun Suisham is a name not many people will hear scoring big. But his average of 8.8 points per game, is a solid amount that any owner would ask for from a bye week replacement. I would give Suisham a shot over many other kickers, such as Justin Tucker or Stephen Gostkowski.