Fantasy football sleepers: PK - Week 11

by Cory J. Bonini on November 17, 2011 @ 13:14:34 PDT

 


In this article KFFL breaks down the fantasy football sleepers of the week. We will avoid marquee names because players of that caliber are rarely benched, regardless of their matchup. Instead, we will focus on the players that make your fantasy lineup decisions stressful each week. Read on to learn which midrange to low-end players you wouldn't necessarily consider that you need to get into your lineup.

Note: All statistics are from Week 7 to Week 10, unless otherwise stated.

Fantasy football sleepers: Place kickers

Philadelphia Eagles PK Alex Henery
Henery's reign

Olindo Mare, Carolina Panthers at Detroit Lions

Fantasy value: Low-end No. 1

  • Mare has been allotted 2.0 extra point attempts and 2.33 field goal tries per game. He has been perfect on his point-afters and has nailed 1.67 three-point offerings, on average. That translates to an average of 7.0 fantasy points per game.
  • Detroit has permitted the fourth most average fantasy points (9.3) in the last month to place kickers, who have knocked through all of the 2.33 point-after attempts and 2.33 of the 2.67 treys per game.

Alex Henery, Philadelphia Eagles at New York Giants

Fantasy value: Low-end No. 1

  • Philly has given their rookie kicker the opportunity to make an average of 3.0 extra points and 1.33 field goal attempts per game. Henery has connected on all of his kicks in the last month.
  • The G-men have yielded 1.67 touchdown punctuations and 2.67 three-point tries per game. Kickers have been perfect on the extra points and have connected on 2.33 field goals per matchup. This equates to 8.7 average fantasy points per game in the last month of play.
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About Cory J. Bonini

Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors.

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