Fantasy football sleepers to keep an eye on for Week 3

Still looking for some last-minute additions to your fantasy team this week? We're here to help.

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Whether you're dealing with some early-season injury bugs or left some holes open after your draft, there's a handful of players still available in most leagues that could be of service this week.

Here they are!

Kenyan Drake, RB

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Arian Foster is out, and the Dolphins have a favorable matchup against the putrid Browns defense in Week 3. Rookie Kenyan Drake is lined up to receive a number of the carries, and should be owned in most leagues this week. After scoring on one of his two carries last week, expect at least a score against Cleveland.

Ryan Tannehill, QB

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Sticking with the Dolphins theme here, Miami's matchup against the Browns makes Ryan Tannehill a viable fantasy play too, if you're streaming quarterbacks. He posted great numbers against New England -- though mostly in garbage time -- in Week 2, finishing with 389 yards and a pair of touchdowns. It's easy to see him having a day against the Cleveland defense.

Terrence Williams, WR

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Williams is about as touchdown-dependent as they come, but against a porous Chicago Bears defense in Week 3, we could see Dak Prescott connecting with the speedy receiver after slipping through the cracks for a long score. He hasn't been targeted a ton thus far, but has hauled in three of the four passes thrown his way.

Ka'Deem Carey, RB

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Jeremy Langford was seeing his carries reduced about midway through the Bears' Monday night matchup against Philadelphia before Carey was forced to leave the game with a sideline issue. Assuming Carey is healthy for Week 3, he's worth a look if you can afford to take a flier on a running back.

Jack Doyle, TE

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Doyle caught two touchdown passes from Andrew Luck in Week 1's matchup against the Detroit Lions, and the Colts' Week 3 opponent, San Diego, has allowed 14 receptions to tight ends in the first two weeks. Dwayne Allen's presence takes away from some value here, but there's potential for a worthwhile play in Doyle against the Chargers.

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NFL Power Rankings: Week 3

NFL Power Rankings: Week 3
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NFL Power Rankings: Week 3

32. Browns (0-2)
Last Week: 32

Two games, three quarterbacks. Good luck, Cody Kessler.

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31. Bears (0-2)
Last Week: 27

Watching the Bears in prime time was rough. And with no Jay Cutler, things may be getting even worse in the coming weeks.

(Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

30. Bills (0-2)
Last Week: 26

Following a winless two weeks to open the season, Buffalo fired its offensive coordinator -- days after allowing 37 points to the Jets on Thursday. Hmmm.

(Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

29. Saints (0-2)
Last Week: 25

The good news for New Orleans is that they allowed just 16 points to the Giants on the road -- but it was the offense that couldn't get going, and now the Saints are staring a 0-3 start right in the face.

(Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images)

28. Rams (1-1)
Last Week: 31

The Rams got their first win back in Los Angeles -- albeit still without scoring a touchdown. Somewhat encouraging, but definitely not a recommended way to get your season started.

(Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

27. Dolphins (0-2)
Last Week: 24

For a brief moment, when Jimmy Garoppolo went down, it seemed as if Miami had the chance to make a run -- and they showed signs of life in the second half. But a lifeless first two quarters left them in the dust.

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26. Chargers (1-1)
Last Week: 29

It's going to be hard for them to compete with no Keenan Allen or Danny Woodhead moving forward, but Philip Rivers had the Chargers beating up on Jacksonville in Week 2.

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25. 49ers (1-1)
Last Week: 28

The Niners followed up a surprising Week 1 shutout win by getting their pride and dignities thoroughly beaten by the Panthers. Perhaps that season-opening win said more about the Rams than it did the 49ers.

(Photo by Jeremy Brevard-USA TODAY Sports via Reuters)

24. Redskins (0-2)
Last Week: 22

Washington had a chance to join the middle of the pack in the NFC East, but blew a chance against Dallas with home field advantage. More worrisome than any standing: Kirk Cousins looks very bad.

(Photo by Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

22. Titans (1-1)
Last Week: 30

After putting a scare into Minnesota in Week 1, the Titans recorded their first win of the season with an impressive comeback over Detroit.

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21. Lions (1-1)
Last Week: 20

After an offensive flurry in Week 1 versus the Colts defense, we got a taste of what Matt Stafford's attack may truly be this season against Tennessee -- not great.

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20. Colts (0-2)
Last Week: 18

Are the Colts doomed? Granted it was against a stingy Denver defense, but Andrew Luck struggled to lead Indianapolis to much of anything on offense. Luckily, a matchup with San Diego awaits in Week 3 -- but if they foil that one? Oh boy.

(Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

19. Buccaneers (1-1)
Last Week: 15

After an encouraging Week 1 win, Jameis Winston sunk back down to earth against a tough Cardinals team, and Tampa didn't even compete. They'll have another tough test next week against the Steelers.

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18. Falcons (1-1)
Last Week: 21

If Matt Ryan keeps slinging it like this, the Falcons will be in good shape.

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17. Eagles (2-0)
Last Week: 23

Two weeks in, Carson Wentz has given Philadelphia everything they've hoped for out of a No. 2 overall pick under center. Tied for first place with the Giants, the challenge will be to sustain this success.

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16. Ravens (2-0)
Last Week: 19

It's not easy to gauge ability based off beating the Browns, but the Ravens handled them on the road. They'll face a Jaguars team with everything to play for in Week 3, but if things break right, they can head into October undefeated.

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14. Raiders (1-1)
Last Week: 12

Oakland wasn't able to follow up in impressive Week 1 victory, but after more than a decade of futility, competing against decent opponents is encouraging in itself.

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11. Seahawks (1-1)
Last Week: 8

A horrible performance against the Rams in Week 2 makes it hard to justify a ranking this high, but Russell Wilson was hobbled. It's early still, and in time we'll know for sure whether Seattle is suffering through some early-season doldrums, or if this is just who they are.

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9. Vikings (2-0)
Last Week: 11

Dare we say it: Sam Bradford looked pretty good on Sunday night against the Packers. In the first game at their new home building, the Vikings put on a show, hinting that things without Teddy Bridgewater might just be okay.

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8. Bengals (1-1)
Last Week: 7

Cincy was able to steal a win on the road in Week 1, but their luck ran out this past week in Pittsburgh. A difficult matchup with the Broncos awaits in Week 3, but finally on their home field, all is not lost for the Bengals.

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6. Packers (1-1)
Last Week: 4

Their record slipped to 1-1 on Sunday night, but Green Bay was up against one of the league's best defenses in perhaps the loudest environment they'll be in all season.

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5. Panthers (1-1)
Last Week: 6

The Broncos disappointed Carolina in the NFL's opening game this season, and Carolina responded by beating up on the Niners in Charlotte. Perhaps most importantly, Kelvin Benjamin looks to be one of the league's premiere receivers, which makes Carolina even more formidable.

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4. Broncos (2-0)
Last Week: 5

The Denver defense is for real, and Trevor Siemian might be too. The young quarterback kept his team in front while throwing for more than 250 yards in his second start.

(Photo by John Leyba/The Denver Post via Getty Images)

3. Cardinals (1-1)
Last Week: 3

The Arizona Cardinals showed us more who they really figure to be this season in Week 2, beating up on a Buccaneers squad that was coming off an impressive victory to open their campaign.

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1. Patriots (2-0)
Last Week: 1

On their second Tom Brady replacement in just their third game due to Jimmy Garoppolo's shoulder injury, New England will have its work cut out for it in a tough Thursday Night Football matchup against Houston -- but until they falter, the top spot remains theirs to lose.

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