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The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014  

Ranker NFL
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List Rules Vote for players who are performing above or below how you thought you'd play. Surprise in this instance could be either a good or bad thing

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It's that time of year again ladies and gents! As the NFL season starts to hit its stride, there will be players who surprise their teams, fans, and of course, fantasy football owners. This could be a pleasant surprise when a lightly regarded players bursts onto the scene with a number of eyebrow raising performances. Contrarily, it could also mean that a superstar either gets injured, arrested/suspended, or performs well below expectations. With the way the 2014 NFL season has broken so far, it should surprise few football fans that a number of players have come out of nowhere to produce seasons that caught even the most in-the-know experts off guard.

So who has been the biggest fantasy football surprise of the 2014 season? Well, that certainly depends on your point of view. If you ask fantasy owners who have (or had) Adrian Peterson on their roster, he'd be the most likely candidate to be a surprise - or in this case, shock - for his off-field transgressions. On the other hand, fantasy football managers who have Philip Rivers on their team are likely to be pleasantly surprised with what he's done so far.

Vote for the player - good or bad - who has been the biggest surprise of the fantasy football season. The definition of surprise is open-ended, so vote on how you think this list should look. Of course, if someone is missing, feel free to add a player to this list.
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Kelvin Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Darren Sproles is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Emmanuel Sanders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Terrence West is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
Terrence West
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Larry Donnell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Steve Smith is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Philip Rivers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Antonio Gates is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Ahmad Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Delanie Walker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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DeAndre Hopkins is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Mike Wallace is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Martellus Bennett is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Jay Cutler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Bernard Pierce is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Allen Hurns is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Brian Hoyer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Josh Gordon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Stevan Ridley is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Knowshon Moreno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Riley Cooper is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Bobby Rainey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Brian Quick is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014
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Mark Ingram, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Biggest Fantasy Football Surprises of 2014