Identifying sleepers is paramount in fantasy football, as the NFL's premier players typically perform at a similar level each week. Thus, it's the guys who round out your roster who oftentimes decide whether you flounder, or bask in victorious glory.
Many fantasy football owners are in a tough spot as we head into Week 5 of the 2016 NFL season. Injuries are piling up in the NFL, and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Kansas City Chiefs, Seattle Seahawks, and New Orleans Saints have a bye week, which waters down the player pool.
While it's undoubtedly difficult to overcome losing a starter, it's not impossible. With that in mind, here's a look at five potential fantasy football sleepers who could provide tremendous value in Week 5.
Eddie Royal, WR - Chicago Bears *Update* Use Cameron Meredith - Chicago Bears If Royal's Injury Status Remains Unclear
Eddie Royal has been surprisingly solid thus far in 2016, tallying 18 receptions for 241 yards and two TDs. In Week 4, Royal electrified for the Chicago Bears, racking up up seven receptions for 111 yards and one TD all over the Detroit Lions.