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Matt Jones Is No. 1 Sleeper On's Fantasy List


If every football fan could be the general manager of their favorite team, they most likely would, judging how big fantasy football has gotten over the years.

Fantasy team owners draft players and make deals throughout the course of a season, in the hopes that their team will come out on top in their respective leagues.

There's still a ways to go before the NFL's regular season kicks off. All this extra time has allowed fantasy experts to begin compiling their first wave of fantasy lists, like NFL Media senior fantasy analyst Michael Fabiano has done.

He's come up with a list of his Top 10 breakouts, sleepers, deep sleepers, bargains and busts for the 2016 season, and tops on his sleepers list is Redskins running back Rob Kelley.

Jones has turned a lot of heads so far this offseason with the work he's put in, including Fabiano's.

"Jones had a case of fumbilitis as a rookie, but he also showed some flashes of statistical potential," Fabiano said. "The Florida product also has little competition for carries with Alfred Morris no longer in the offense."

Jones did have trouble handling the football last season [as evidenced by his five fumbles, four of them which were lost], but as Fabiano pointed out, Jones had some moments last season that made Redskins' fans gasp with excitement.

So far this offseason, Jones has dedicated himself to improving his ball handling skills, which, in turn, hopes will help him take off in his sophomore season.

"I definitely want to show Redskin Nation that I am capable of being the number one back all the time," Jones said. "That's the approach I take all the time when I touch the field, just to be great."

He can likely make your fantasy team great, too. 

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