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Fantasy football draft prep: Round-by-round approach for drafting out of the 6-9 spots

Fantasy expert Jacob Gibbs prepares drafters who have one of the first five picks for every round of their draft with strategy and specific player analysis.
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So, you're picking from the middle of the order in your Fantasy draft for the 2020 season. The first five picks are likely to be running backs, so what should you do after the top backs are off the board? After making your first selection, you'll be left waiting for roughly 10 picks before you're on the clock again. If you decide to go wide receiver with your first pick, what do you do if the majority of the picks leading up to your second-round selection are running backs? Anything could happen in between your first and second picks, and if you haven't had the time to do many mock drafts, you could easily find yourself unprepared for how to best build out the rest of your roster.

Fortunately, Fantasy expert Jacob Gibbs has done countless mock drafts from every draft slot this offseason and has you covered!

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Last season, Gibbs projected big-time breakouts for Lamar Jackson, Chris Godwin, and Dalvin Cook. He also identified Darren Waller as the top late-round tight end. Anyone who followed Gibbs' draft advice in 2019 was well on their way to a league title.

Now, Gibbs has prepared an in-depth round-by-round guide to help you dominate your draft, no matter which pick you have in the draft. If you're picking in the middle of the draft order, you're in the right place. If you have one of the top-five picks, check out Gibbs' guide for that draft range. If picking at the back-end of the first-round, Gibbs has a guide coming for you later in the week.

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This draft prep piece is for the most-common Fantasy league setup: 12 teams with 0.5 or full-PPR scoring. If you have questions about your specific league settings, reach out to me on Twitter. I'm happy to help however I can!

Picking from the 6-9 slot:

Top targets: (assuming Christian McCaffrey, Saquon Barkley, and Ezekiel Elliott are already off the board)

  1. Alvin Kamara, RB, New Orleans Saints
  2. Clyde Edwards-Helaire, RB, Kansas City Chiefs
  3. Dalvin Cook, RB, Minnesota Vikings
  4. Joe Mixon, RB, Cincinnati Bengals
  5. Miles Sanders, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
  6. Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers
  7. Michael Thomas, WR, New Orleans Saints
  8. Kenyan Drake, RB, Arizona Cardinals
  9. Miles Sanders, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
  10. Derrick Henry, RB, Tennessee Titans

Davante Adams is my WR1 for 2020. I get it if you feel more comfortable with Michael Thomas, but if projecting forward, no receiver is in line for more targets than Adams this season. Couple that with the potential for more routes run from the slot and expected positive touchdown regression, and Adams should be a priority in drafts after the top-seven or eight RB are off the board.

Unless you are expecting Derrick Henry to see a significant increase in targets, Kenyan Drake and miles Sanders project to have a much higher Fantasy ceiling and a similar floor. I expect Henry to again lead the NFL in rushing, and he's a fine pick towards the end of the first-round, but his top-end range of outcomes is limited by his low target share. 

Round two: Don't overreact to a RB heavy start

Top targets:

  1. Joe Mixon, RB, Cincinnati Bengals
  2. Miles Sanders, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
  3. Davante Adams, WR, Green Bay Packers
  4. Kenyan Drake, RB, Arizona Cardinals
  5. Austin Ekeler, RB, Los Angeles Chargers
  6. Tyreek Hill, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
  7. Travis Kelce, TE, Kansas City Chiefs
  8. George Kittle, TE, San Francisco 49ers
  9. Chris Godwin, WR, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  10. D.J. Moore, WR, Carolina Panthers

An easy mistake to make if you haven't done any mock drafts this year is to overreact to your league-mates going RB-heavy in the first two rounds. There is a huge drop-off in value after the top-14 RBs -- Chubb is RB14 for me and Ekeler is RB14 in average draft position (ADP). It is quite possible that all 14 of those backs have been scooper up by the time you make your second selection. Don't let that worry you. There are plenty of running backs with upside that we'll focus on in the later rounds if you miss out on a RB2 in the second round.

If you are fortunate enough to have one of the top-14 backs fall into your lap in the second-round, don't hesitate to grab him. I see a fairly significant drop-off from Ekeler to the next RB (Josh Jacobs) in PPR formats, so I'm fine taking one of the WR or TE I have ranked ahead of the Jacobs-Jones-Chubb tier. If you are set on grabbing another RB though, any of those three are fine picks in the second round.

Round three: Start loading up on WR

*Denotes that the player is ranked significantly higher than ADP. You might be able to wait a round to draft this player, especially if drafting in a casual league.*

Top targets if you went RB-RB with your first two picks: 

  1. D.J. Moore, WR, Carolina Panthers
  2. *Robert Woods, WR, Los Angeles Rams*
  3. Allen Robinson, WR, Chicago Bears
  4. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs
  5. Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens
  6. *Calvin Ridley, WR, Atlanta Falcons*
  7. Amari Cooper, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  8. *D.J. Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars*

If you have already secured two workhorse backs with your first two picks, congratulations. You are well on your way to a Fantasy title. With your third pick, it's time to focus on the wide receiver position.

In the unlikely scenario in which Travis Kelce or George Kittle fell this far, they would definitely be the pick. Assuming they aren't there, D.J. Moore profiles as the top available selection here. Only eight players in NFL history have recorded more receiving yardage than D.J. Moore before the age of 23. He's in truly exclusive company in terms of NFL breakout age, and he's been able to reach such accomplishments while catching passes from Kyle Allen and a gimpy Cam Newton. I'm super excited to see this offense in action with new coaching and quarterback play. It is realistically within Moore's range of outcomes to lead the entire NFL in receiving yardage in 2020, so don't hesitate to take him over more well-known receivers.

Robert Woods is my WR8, but you can usually wait a round or two to select him, depending on how casual your league is. If you'd rather take Allen Robinson or Amari Cooper and try to grab one of Woods, Ridley, or Chark in the following rounds, I'm all for it. 

Top targets if you have just one RB: 

  1. D.J. Moore, WR, Carolina Panthers
  2. James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
  3. *Robert Woods, WR, Los Angeles Rams*
  4. Allen Robinson, WR, Chicago Bears
  5. Patrick Mahomes, QB, Kansas City Chiefs
  6. Lamar Jackson, QB, Baltimore Ravens
  7. *Calvin Ridley, WR, Atlanta Falcons*
  8. Amari Cooper, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  9. Jonathan Taylor, RB, Indianapolis Colts
  10. *D.J. Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars*

I think it is fine to move James Conner and Jonathan Taylor up your draft board if still looking for your RB2 by the time you come to this selection, but be sure not to overreact and reach for someone like Todd Gurley, Melvin Gordon, or David Johnson. It is going to feel scary heading into the mid-to-late rounds with just one RB on your roster, but I promise you your team will be much better off if you grab a stud WR, QB, or TE than if you reach for a RB with tons of question marks here. There are plenty of RB picks in the later rounds with similar upside.

Round four: Keep hammering those breakout WR picks!

Top targets if you have two RB:

  1. Robert Woods, WR, Los Angeles Rams
  2. Calvin Ridley, WR, Atlanta Falcons
  3. *D.J. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars*
  4. James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
  5. A.J. Brown, WR, Tennessee Titans
  6. Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings
  7. Mark Andrews, TE, Baltimore Ravens
  8. *Terry McLaurin, WR, Washington Football Team*
  9. Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks
  10. Jonathan Taylor, RB, Indianapolis Colts

If you are going to take a tight end in the mid rounds, please make it Mark Andrews. I have nothing against Zach Ertz -- he seems to be shaping up for another big year from a target standpoint with all the injuries in Philadelphia. Ertz and Darren Waller simply don't come close to the type of ceiling projection that Andrews boasts. Andrews was the TE5 in Fantasy last year, while playing just 44 percent of the offensive snaps for the Ravens. He's likely to see significantly more playing time in his third pro season, as former teammate Hayden Hurst is now a member of the Atlanta Falcons. Baltimore uses tight end Nick Boyle as their primary blocking tight end on running plays, while Andrews and Hurst -- who was drafted ahead of Andrews two seasons ago -- played a similar role and split reps. The Ravens haven't done anything this offseason to address Hurst's absence, which could mean we see a spike in playing time for Andrews.

This is important because Andrews averaged more yards per route run in 2019 than any tight end not named George Kittle has recorded in the history of the NFL. The Lamar Jackson-to-Andrews connection has been insanely efficient over the past two seasons, and we could see it at a much higher rate in 2020. Andrews legitimately has TE1 upside if Baltimore is forced to pass at a higher rate in 2020, and he is a steal anywhere past the third round.

Top targets if you have just one RB: 

  1. James Conner, RB, Pittsburgh Steelers
  2. Robert Woods, WR, Los Angeles Rams
  3. Calvin Ridley, WR, Atlanta Falcons
  4. Jonathan Taylor, RB, Indianapolis Colts
  5. *D.J. Chark, Jacksonville Jaguars*
  6. Todd Gurley, RB, Atlanta Falcons
  7. Chris Carson, RB, Seattle Seahawks
  8. David Johnson, RB, Houston Texans
  9. A.J. Brown, WR, Tennessee Titans
  10. Adam Thielen, WR, Minnesota Vikings

If you still have no RB2, it is time to make it a priority. At this point in the draft, I'm comfortable taking whoever is left of the Gurley-Carson-Johnson tier. If all five of the backs listed above are gone, I encourage you to continue to be patient and grab another receiver. The wideouts listed above all project to be so much more valuable than someone like Melvin Gordon.

Round five: Keep hammering those breakout WR picks!

Top targets if you have at least two RB:

  1. Robert Woods, WR, Los Angeles Rams
  2. D.J. Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
  3. Terry McLaurin, WR, Washington Football Team
  4. Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks
  5. Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles
  6. T.Y. Hilton, WR, Indianapolis Colts
  7. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans
  8. Kareem Hunt, RB, Cleveland Browns
  9. Cam Akers, RB, Los Angeles Rams
  10. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens
  11. Dak Prescott, QB, Dallas Cowboys
  12. Raheem Mostert, RB, San Francisco 49ers

Top targets if you only have one RB:

  1. Kareem Hunt, RB, Cleveland Browns
  2. Cam Akers, RB, Los Angeles Rams
  3. D.J. Chark, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
  4. Terry McLaurin, WR, Washington Football Team
  5. Raheem Mostert, RB, San Francisco 49ers
  6. Tyler Lockett, WR, Seattle Seahawks
  7. Zach Ertz, TE, Philadelphia Eagles
  8. T.Y. Hilton, WR, Indianapolis Colts
  9. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans
  10. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens
  11. Dak Prescott, QB, Dallas Cowboys
  12. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team

At least one of the Hunt-Akers-Mostert trio should be here at this point in the draft. They're all being selected outside of the top-60 currently, so it's quite possible that all three are here. If none of the three are available, I maintain that you should continue to gather value at other positions rather than reach on RB. There are still plenty of appealing picks in the later rounds.

Round six: Finding the right risk-reward picks

Top targets if you have at least two RB:

  1. T.Y. Hilton, WR, Indianapolis Colts
  2. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans
  3. Kareem Hunt, RB, Cleveland Browns
  4. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens
  5. DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins
  6. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  7. Kyler Murray, QB, Arizona Cardinals
  8. Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks
  9. Stefon Diggs, WR, Buffalo Bills
  10. Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  11. Evan Engram, TE, New York Giants
  12. Josh Allen, QB, Buffalo Bills
  13. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  14. David Montgomery, RB, Chicago Bears
  15. Michael Gallup, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  16. J.K. Dobbins, RB, Baltimore Ravens
  17. *Hayden Hurst, TE, Atlanta Falcons*

Assuming you have two RB by now, I'd organize your target list for rounds six and seven as seen above. Even with two RB on your roster, Kareem Hunt is one of the best possible picks you could make in the seventh round. Still, I'd take any of the boom-bust receivers ranked ahead of him if they have fallen this far.

This is the last opportunity you'll have to grab a tight end with a realistic chance of finishing inside the top-five at the position. Well, if you're in a casual league, Hayden Hurst may last until late round-eight. But generally speaking, this is the last opportunity you'll have to select Evan Engram or Hayden Hurst if you missed out on the top tight ends. No sweat if you aren't into those guys. There are several exciting late-round tight ends that will be highlighted over the ensuing rounds.

This round also marks the end of the elite tier of dual threat Fantasy QBs such as Kyler Murray, Deshaun Watson, and Josh Allen, who can put up monster production on the ground or through the air on any given week. From this point on, you'll be picking from QBs with a limited ceiling -- Drew Brees, Tom Brady, or Jared Goff, most likely -- or you'll be taking a flier on risk-reward QBs like Cam Newton, Joe Burrow, or Daniel Jones.

Top targets if you don't have your RB2 yet:

  1. Kareem Hunt, RB, Cleveland Browns
  2. Cam Akers, RB, Los Angeles Rams
  3. T.Y. Hilton, WR, Indianapolis Colts (unless you already have three WR)
  4. Raheem Mostert, RB, San Francisco 49ers
  5. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  6. David Montgomery, RB, Chicago Bears
  7. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans (unless you already have three WR)
  8. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens (unless you already have three WR)
  9. J.K. Dobbins, RB, Baltimore Ravens
  10. DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins (unless you already have three WR)
  11. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals (unless you already have three WR)
  12. Kyler Murray, QB, Arizona Cardinals
  13. Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks
  14. Stefon Diggs WR, Buffalo Bills (unless you already have three WR)
  15. Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals (unless you already have three WR)
  16. Evan Engram, TE, New York Giants
  17. Josh Allen, QB, Buffalo Bills
  18. Michael Gallup, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  19. *Hayden Hurst, TE, Atlanta Falcons*

If you have made it this far without grabbing your RB2, it is officially time to make it a priority. Depending on how casual your league is, there's a real chance that you'll be able to snag one of Hunt (6.07 ADP) or Akers (7.02 ADP) here. If both are gone, Mostert, Montgomery, and Dobbins are fine plan B's. Mostert and Dobbins have question marks surrounding their roles, but the upside is exciting if they come near the top range of outcomes in terms of playing time and touches in 2020.

Round seven: Finding the right risk-reward picks

Top targets if you are confident in your RB position group:

  1. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans
  2. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens
  3. DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins
  4. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  5. Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  6. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  7. Evan Engram, TE, New York Giants
  8. Josh Allen, QB, Buffalo Bills
  9. David Montgomery, RB, Chicago Bears
  10. Michael Gallup, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  11. J.K. Dobbins, RB, Baltimore Ravens
  12. Hayden Hurst, TE, Atlanta Falcons
  13. Jarvis Landry, WR, Cleveland Browns
  14. Julian Edelman, WR, New England Patriots
  15. *Zack Moss, RB, Buffalo Bills*
  16. Brandin Cooks, WR, Houston Texans
  17. Tyler Higbee, TE, Los Angeles Rams

Top targets if you're not confident in your RB position group:

  1. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  2. David Montgomery, RB, Chicago Bears
  3. Will Fuller, WR, Houston Texans
  4. Marquise Brown, WR, Baltimore Ravens
  5. J.K. Dobbins, RB, Baltimore Ravens
  6. DeVante Parker, WR, Miami Dolphins
  7. A.J. Green, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  8. *Zack Moss, RB, Buffalo Bills*
  9. Tyler Boyd, WR, Cincinnati Bengals
  10. Evan Engram, TE, New York Giants
  11. *Tarik Cohen, RB, Chicago Bears*
  12. Josh Allen, QB, Buffalo Bills
  13. Michael Gallup, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  14. Hayden Hurst, TE, Atlanta Falcons
  15. Jarvis Landry, WR, Cleveland Browns
  16. Julian Edelman, WR, New England Patriots
  17. Brandin Cooks, WR, Houston Texans

Round eight: Sleeper WRs, late-round QBs, and PPR RB specialists

Top targets:

  1. Hayden Hurst, TE, Atlanta Falcons
  2. Brandin Cooks, WR, Houston Texans
  3. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  4. Zack Moss, RB, Buffalo Bills
  5. *Jamison Crowder, WR, New York Jets*
  6. *Henry Ruggs, WR, Las Vegas Raiders*
  7. Diontae Johnson, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
  8. *Anthony Miller, WR, Chicago Bears*
  9. Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
  10. Tarik Cohen, RB, Chicago Bears
  11. Marvin Jones, WR, Detroit Lions
  12. Ronald Jones, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  13. CeeDee Lamb, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  14. Drew Brees, QB, New Orleans Saints
  15. Cam Newton, QB, New England Patriots
  16. Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
  17. DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
  18. *Mike Gesicki, TE, Miami Dolphins*
  19. Kerryon Johnson, RB, Detroit Lions

Here's how I'd be approaching each position by this point in the draft:

QB -- You have had a few different opportunities to take a QB by now. If you've waited and loaded up on depth at the other positions, good for you. There are likely still several options to like on the board. Depending on how your league has drafted, I'd consider going QB with one of your two picks here. Matthew Stafford is my top late-round QB target, but if your league has waited to draft guys like Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Carson Wentz, and Aaron Rodgers, you may be able to wait until the ninth or tenth round to grab him. And even if you miss out on Stafford, there are still a handful of QBs in the late rounds that I'm comfortable rolling with as my starter.

RB -- At a minimum, you should have two RB on your roster -- one of which is a top-five pick. If you're sitting a bit thin with just two backs, I'd bump the Cohen-Moss-Gibson tier up on your priority list. Which back you select from that group depends on your roster build. If your RB2 is someone you can start in Week 1 like James Conner or Jonathan Taylor, go with the upside pick in Zack Moss or Antonio Gibson. If your RB2 has more question marks -- maybe you waited and ended up with Cam Akers or Ronald Jones as your RB2 -- consider taking Tarik Cohen over the upside backs. He has a guaranteed role and is someone you can start in PPR, especially with the Bears facing such an easy schedule to start the season.

WR -- We have been hammering the WR position, so you should have at least three on your roster by this point. It may seem counterintuitive to keep loading up on receivers, but the position really drops off after the 11th or 12th round. If you have five or more receivers, I'd wait until the round 10-11 turn to grab your next one.

TE -- If you have your tight end already, it'd be a waste to take another one here. If you've waited at the position, Hayden Hurst falling into your lap in the ninth round would be an absolute gift from the Fantasy gods. If Hurst isn't there, you could consider reaching for Mike Gesicki. Gesicki has a real chance at a breakout in Miami while operating mostly from the slot in Chan Gailey's offense, and he's my favorite of the late-round tight ends. It's quite possible that you can wait until round 9 or 10 to get him, though.

Round nine: Sleeper WRs, late-round QBs, and sleeper TEs

Top targets:

  1. Brandin Cooks, WR, Houston Texans
  2. Zack Moss, RB, Buffalo Bills
  3. *Jamison Crowder, WR, New York Jets*
  4. *Henry Ruggs, WR, Las Vegas Raiders*
  5. Diontae Johnson, WR, Pittsburgh Steelers
  6. *Anthony Miller, WR, Chicago Bears*
  7. Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
  8. *Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team*
  9. Ronald Jones, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  10. CeeDee Lamb, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  11. Cam Newton, QB, New England Patriots
  12. Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
  13. DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
  14. Mike Gesicki, TE, Miami Dolphins
  15. Kerryon Johnson, RB, Detroit Lions
  16. Jordan Howard, RB, Miami Dolphins
  17. Latavius Murray, RB, New Orleans Saints
  18. Chris Thompson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
  19. Leonard Fournette, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  20. Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals

Rounds 10 and 11: RB "handcuffs" with three-down potential and other deep Sleepers

Top targets:

  1. Zack Moss, RB, Buffalo Bills
  2. Jamison Crowder, WR, New York Jets
  3. Henry Ruggs, WR, Las Vegas Raiders
  4. Anthony Miller, WR, Chicago Bears
  5. Matthew Stafford, QB, Detroit Lions
  6. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  7. Ronald Jones, RB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  8. CeeDee Lamb, WR, Dallas Cowboys
  9. Cam Newton, QB, New England Patriots
  10. Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
  11. DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
  12. Mike Gesicki, TE, Miami Dolphins
  13. Latavius Murray, RB, New Orleans Saints
  14. Chris Thompson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
  15. Christian Kirk, WR, Arizona Cardinals
  16. Parris Campbell, WR, Indianapolis Colts
  17. Joe Burrow, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
  18. Daniel Jones, QB, New York Giants
  19. Tevin Coleman, RB, San Francisco 49ers
  20. Marlon Mack, RB, Indianapolis Colts

The Crowder-Reagor-Ruggs-Miller tier of WRs likely would have felt like a reach in round eight, but they should be priorities if still on the board in round 10. Crowder is a high-floor and low-ceiling play, so he's who I would take if you are feeling weak at the position and need a potential starter. Reagor and Ruggs have the most upside of this group, as both are immensely talented and could operate as their team's number one receiver as a rookie. I'm all in on the year-three Anthony Miller breakout, but his offense and the presence of Allen Robinson do put a cap on his ceiling. He's the clear fourth option in that group, but I'd still be excited to get him in round 10.

If looking for a pure upside pick in this range, Mecole Hardman and CeeDee Lamb are your targets. Hardman and Lamb are tremendous talents attached to two of the best offenses in the NFL, and they have top-20 Fantasy WR potential if anything happens to the receivers ahead of them in the pecking order.

Lastly, I want to highlight Parris Campbell. I am higher than any expert on Campbell this season, so you don't have to draft him as high as I do. But I'm usually selecting Campbell in the 11th round, because I want him on all of my Fantasy teams.

Campbell has an opportunity to fill a role that is perfectly suited for his skillset in his second pro season. The Colts are missing the majority of the slot snaps from the 2019 season, and their 2019 second-round pick is expected to operate as the full-time slot receiver in 2020. Campbell's blazing sub-4.4 speed caused some to miscast him as a deep threat, but he's best as a catch-and-run low-aDOT option. That pairs quite well with new QB Philip Rivers, who is known to pepper his short-yardage options with targets.

There has been nothing but positive buzz surrounding Campbell during training camp, and I think he has a real chance of being the 2020 version of D.J. Chark. Campbell's rookie year was disrupted by injuries, and it has caused people to forget how good this guy was in college. His ceiling is somewhat capped by the presence of TY Hilton, but Campbell could take over as the team's top target if the oft-injured HIlton goes down. 

Rounds 12 and 13: RB "handcuffs" with three-down potential and other deep Sleepers

Top targets:

  1. Jamison Crowder, WR, New York Jets
  2. Henry Ruggs, WR, Las Vegas Raiders
  3. Anthony Miller, WR, Chicago Bears
  4. Antonio Gibson, RB, Washington Football Team
  5. Cam Newton, QB, New England Patriots
  6. Mecole Hardman, WR, Kansas City Chiefs
  7. DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia Eagles
  8. Latavius Murray, RB, New Orleans Saints
  9. Chris Thompson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
  10. Parris Campbell, WR, Indianapolis Colts
  11. Joe Burrow, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
  12. Daniel Jones, QB, New York Giants
  13. Ben Roethlisberger, QB, Pittsburgh Steelers
  14. Jared Goff, QB, Los Angeles Rams
  15. Joshua Kelley, RB, Los Angeles Chargers
  16. Tony Pollard, RB, Dallas Cowboys
  17. Chase Edmonds, RB, Arizona Cardinals
  18. Alexander Mattison, RB, Minnesota Vikings
  19. Golden Tate, WR, New York Giants
  20. Darius Slayton, WR, New York Giants

Rounds 14 and beyond: Some names to remember

Top targets:

  1. Chris Thompson, RB, Jacksonville Jaguars
  2. Bryce Love, RB, Washington Football Team
  3. Parris Campbell, WR, Indianapolis Colts
  4. Joe Burrow, QB, Cincinnati Bengals
  5. Joshua Kelley, RB, Los Angeles Chargers
  6. Jonnu Smith, TE, Tennessee Titans
  7. Preston Williams, WR, Miami Dolphins
  8. Chris Herndon, TE, New York Jets
  9. Bryan Edwards, WR, Las Vegas Raiders
  10. Allen Lazard, WR, Green Bay Packers
  11. T.J. Hockenson, TE, Detroit Lions
  12. Gardner Minshew, QB, Jacksonville Jaguars
  13. Ryan Tannehill, QB, Tennessee Titans
  14. Darrell Henderson, RB, Los Angeles Rams
  15. Boston Scott, RB, Philadelphia Eagles
  16. Tyrod Taylor, QB, Los Angeles Chargers
  17. Randall Cobb, WR, Houston Texans
  18. Laviska Shenault, WR, Jacksonville Jaguars
  19. Jack Doyle, TE, Indianapolis Colts
  20. Eric Ebron, TE, Pittsburgh Steelers
  21. Jimmy Garoppolo, QB, San Francisco 49ers
  22. Philip Rivers, QB, Indianapolis Colts
  23. Ian Thomas, TE, Carolina Panthers
  24. Irv Smith Jr., TE, Minnesota Vikings
  25. Teddy Bridgewater, QB, Carolina Panthers
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