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Sleepers To Keep an Eye On: NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 4-7

Chris Liss

Chris Liss

Chris Liss is RotoWire's Managing Editor and Host of RotoWIre Fantasy Sports Today on Sirius XM radio.

NFL Draft Recap: Rounds 4-7

Typically, running backs are the only late-round players that make mmediate fantasy impacts. That's even more the case now that NFL teams have wised up and stopped taking them early, as they're less invested in their earlier RB picks and more willing to fill the position in later rounds. Finally, because running back is such a hazardous position, there's more turnover there than at say wide receiver or quarterback, thereby opening up opportunities for the backups. Recent examples of late-round backs making big impacts are Zac Stacy last year and Alfred Morris in 2012. (Both were sixth rounders).

Occasionally a late-round wideout does something, but it's incredibly rare for a late-round QB or tight end to produce in Year 1.

With that in mind, here are a few players to watch from the draft's third day:

DeVonta Freeman, RB, Falcons

Steven Jackson is on his last legs, and Jacquizz Rodgers av

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