Steelers: fantasy football draft steals
Jun 16, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers Martavis Bryant (10) and Darrius Hayward-Bey (88) participate in drills during minicamp at the UPMC Sports Complex. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
Late round picks are essential to a fantasy team’s success. These are the picks that fill in your flex position and where breakout players are found. Martavis Bryant can be one of those breakout players. Coming into his second season in the NFL, Bryant had a solid showing in his rookie season, despite missing the first six games.
In only 10 games last season, Bryant collected 549 receiving yards and eight TDs. Now that he’s comfortable in the Steeler’s system and has some experience under his belt, expect these numbers to go up this season. His outstanding speed, height, and vertical ability, Bryant will be a fantastic option for Ben throughout the season and will be a solid FLEX and WR2 option for fantasy teams.
Tight end is alway another difficult position to judge and fill in fantasy. High end TEs like Rob Gronkowski that are basically wide receivers for their team tend to go extremely early in the draft and some players would rather fill other spots in the roster with those picks. Heath Miller is always a solid option for the tight end spot and he won’t cost you a king’s ransom either.
Miller is one of Ben Roethlisberger’s favorite targets, especially since he usually has linebackers covering him. This allows Miller to usually float around 750 receiving yards with a few TDs per year. If you’d rather use your high draft picks for positions like QB, RB, and WR, Heath Miller is a solid option at tight end in later rounds.
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