Undervalued keeper league targets

Jay Cutler among six players positioned to be long-term fantasy bargains

Updated: August 1, 2014, 12:13 PM ET
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider

Jay CutlerAP Photo/Charles Rex ArbogastJay Cutler appears poised to rise to QB1 fantasy status this season.

Every fantasy football owner in a keeper league knows there are certain players (Aaron Rodgers, LeSean McCoy, Jimmy Graham) who are to be retained regardless of the price.

The harder keeper decisions come with players outside of that elite keeper range.

To assist with this process, here is a list of six players whose perceived keeper value probably isn't as high as it should be and who can thus be kept at a relative bargain price. They range from a longtime starter who is finally ready to reach his fantasy starter potential to players who underachieved last year but are on the verge of reaching star status.

Here are six high-value keeper-league players to target: