It’s the second straight year that the NFL’s top sleepers have been undervalued.
The following players are all top-five picks in the ESPN Insider NFL draft expert sleeper rankings: Eli Manning, QB, New York Giants • Cam Newton, QB , Carolina Panthers • Jared Goff, QB (Los Angeles Rams), Los Angeles Rams • Ryan Tannehill, QB | Tennessee Titans • Marcus Mariota, QB ____The next-highest-rated quarterback in ESPN Insider’s expert sleep poll is Dak Prescott of the Dallas Cowboys, at No. 10.
The next best sleepers in the rankings are Teddy Bridgewater of the Minnesota Vikings, Cam Newton of the Carolina Panthers, Carson Wentz of the Philadelphia Eagles and Eli Manning of the New York Jets.
In this year’s poll, the top sleeper in each of those spots was drafted ahead of the player with the highest overall value.
In fact, it was Winston, the quarterback of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who was the second-best sleeper ahead of Manziel.
The next-lowest-rated sleepers were Matt Ryan of the Atlanta Falcons, Aaron Rodgers of the Green Bay Packers and Dak Prescott, of the Los Angeles Titans.
Prescott’s quarterback rankings have slipped slightly since the preseason, as he’s fallen from No. 5 to No. 15, the lowest of any of the NFLs top quarterbacks.
The rest of the top-10 sleepers had a higher overall value than Prescott.
For example, Teddy Bridgewater is the No. 1 overall pick in the NFL.
Dak Prescott has fallen from a ranking of No. 4 to No and Cam Newton from No 1 to No 5.
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