Many times in fantasy football the difference between winning and losing can come down to the ability go against the popular choices and spot the diamonds in the rough - aka - the sleepers.

When your favorite running back is going against a top defense, you should look and see if any of these guys are going against a weak defense. If so, they might worth a shot.

It's a high-risk, high-reward strategy, so if you're going to start one, you need to be brave.

You are brave, aren't you?

Top Fantasy RB Sleepers:

Rashard Jennings - New York Giants
Jennings is big, fast and tough. In other words, he's the perfect back for the Giants offense.

Chris Johnson - New York Jets
The Jets new RB Chris Johnson has averaged 1,328 yards and 8 TDs over his six-year career. He is coming into this season with a chip on his shoulder after being released by the Titans.

Lamar Miller - Miami Dolphins
Miami's improved offensive line, along with their new Eagles-style offense, should boost Miller into the top level of NFL RBs.

Trent Richardson - Indianapolis Colts
Looking to prove last year's mediocre season was a fluke, Richardson has all the skills needed to be one of the top backs in the league.


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