Fantasy football leagues are won in the late rounds of the draft, so be aware of these Steelers sleepers when filling out your fantasy draft boards
The key to having a successful fantasy football season is to hit on your early draft picks. The key to winning your league lies in hitting on your late picks. Fantasy football presents a wild ride each year for fans, as hopes and dreams lie of your selected crew of men to earn you as more points than the opposing team. In the case of the Steelers, fantasy teams should be filled with tantalizing options due to the team’s upward trajectory.
While the likes of JuJu Smith-Schuster and James Conner will go higher in drafts due to their enormous potentials, the Steelers have quite a few sleepers that can be had later and possibly even after the draft. These are the players that will make or break your season, as when injuries pile up, having a capable bench player is vital. As well, these late-round fantasy players can go from riding the bench to weekly starter if they do finally put all of it together and turn into superstars.
While the Steelers have their early-round fantasy targets, the list below details the ones that can be had after the dust settles and pay dividends down the road. Taking a flier on one of these players could reap the benefits come fantasy playoffs and ultimately lead your team to a championship. While they all aren’t guaranteed to become weekly starters, their potential far outweighs their investment cost for this upcoming fantasy season.