Fantasy Football: 2015 Contract Year Players

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Dec 4, 2014; Chicago, IL, USA; Chicago Bears wide receiver Alshon Jeffery (17) catches a touchdown pass over Dallas Cowboys cornerback Brandon Carr (39) during the second half at Soldier Field. Dallas won 41-28. Mandatory Credit: Dennis Wierzbicki-USA TODAY Sports

I know it is a little too early to look ahead to who will be free agents following the 2015 NFL season, but it is essentially important to know who is heading into their “contract year” for fantasy football purposes.

You hear it all the time about players showing out in the final year of their current contract in hopes of landing a huge contract that offseason. Some of the players we will highlight are still on their rookie contracts and will finally get a taste of a big-time NFL contract, while some of the players have already gone through the free agency process before.

There are numerous guys, both top-tier players and low-risk, high-reward players, that will be entering their contract year in 2015. The players on the following slides may be some guys to target in your upcoming fantasy football draft…