Did Mark Ingram, Ezekiel Elliott or Dak Prescott let you down Thursday night? If so and you are also dealing with injuries (who isn’t) or bye weeks, here are some guys off the radar to consider.

Here are a few players by position I expect to have solid fantasy days who may be slightly off your radar:


• Andy Dalton
• Taylor Heinicke

Quarterback has been a nightmare lately with many top guys like Lamar Jackson, Russell Wilson and Dak Prescott underperforming. Andy Dalton looked solid last week. The Cardinals are a tough matchup, but you could do worse.

Running Back:

• Miles Sanders
• Matt Breida
• Rashaad Penny
• Latavius Murray
• Sony Michel (if Darrell Henderson is out)

Christian McCaffrey, Derrick Henry, Dalvin Cook, Alvin Kamara, D’Andre Swift … the list goes on and on with top-15 guys not playing this week. Many will bail on Sanders, but he ran well last week and the Jets are horrid against the run. Seattle is looking for anything to jump start the run game, even signing Adrian Peterson to the practice squad, but Penny is a guy Seahawks coaches love. If he can stay on the field for four quarters, Penny is the dart throws of all dart throws.

Wide Receiver:

• Van Jefferson
• Christian Kirk
• Sterling Shepard (if he plays)
• Josh Reynolds

People are still sleeping on Jefferson, whether Odell Beckham Jr. plays or not. DeAndre Hopkins returning will get all the fanfare, but I still like Kirk this weekend.

Tight End:

• Jack Doyle
• Foster Moreau
• James O’Shaughnessy

After America’s tight end, Dan Arnold, went on injured reserve, O’Shaughnessy came back and jumped right into the tight end target bonanza. With Darren Waller out, Moreau is a more-than-capable tight end!

Sleeper defenses: Eagles and Dolphins

Need a kicker? Michael Badgley

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