Fantasy Football: 5 sleepers in the Wild Card Round of NFL playoffs

Los Angeles Rams v New York Giants
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While the regular season has come to an end, there are plenty of options to continue playing fantasy football. This could be in Daily Fantasy Football or more traditional redraft leagues like Iron Man leagues.

Regardless of what format you play, there is some players who could be flying under the radar that are ready to have a big game this week in the first round of the NFL playoffs.

5 sleepers for fantasy football in the Wild Card Round of NFL playoffs

Matthew Stafford vs. Detroit Lions

The revenge game narrative is certainly real and while there may not be any anomisty between Matthew Stafford or the Lions, this is the first time he will playing a game in Detroit as a member of the opposing team. Stafford played 12 seasons for the Lions before being traded to the Los Angeles Rams prior to the 2021 season.

This is an interesting matchup as the Rams weren't expected to make the playoffs but won seven of their final eight games of the season. The improvements was due largely to Matthew Stafford who in the final six games he played in had 15 passing touchdowns and only three interceptions.

If there is a way to beat the Lions' defense, it is through the air and I would expect Matthew Stafford to throw it a ton in a game that will mean a lot to him.