If you're looking for an interesting sleeper team this year, you may be surprised at what the Oakland Raiders accomplish in 2010. Yes, the Raiders. No, I'm not kidding. Though the franchise has been quite the punchline in recent seasons, recent additions to a strong front seven, a very solid 2010 draft, the addition of quarterback Jason Campbell(notes), and a weak AFC West could combine to give Raiders faithful something to cheer about for the first time in years.
And if you're looking for a sleeper player in either fantasy or reality football, second-year receiver Louis Murphy(notes) is one to watch. The fourth-round pick out of Florida started his rookie season strong, wasn't targeted as much in mid-season, but really stepped it up near the end, especially in a 27-24 upset win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 13, when he caught four passes for 128 yards and two touchdowns. He finished that rookie year with 34 catches for 521 yards and four touchdowns, but it's a good bet you'llRead More »from The Shutdown Corner Interview: Louis Murphy (Part 2)