NFL Draft: Day 3 Fantasy Fallout
NFL Draft: Day 3 Fantasy Fallout

This article is part of our NFL Draft series.

Ian Thomas, TE (Indiana), 6-4/259
Selected 101st overall by Carolina

Thomas projects as the future starting tight end for the Panthers when Greg Olsen eventually retires and follow his true calling as a broadcaster. A two-year junior-college prospect before transferring to Indiana, Thomas has enough speed to threaten the seam on vertical routes and is athletic enough to assume he can develop into a weapon in the short-to-intermediate area. Not well regarded as a run blocker, the 21-year-old is unlikely to see enough snaps this season for fantasy value in redraft leagues, but in dynasty formats he's an intriguing option.

Keke Coutee, WR (Texas Tech), 5-10/181
Selected 103rd overall by Houston

The Texans might have one of the league's fastest wide receiving corps, with Coutee joining Will Fuller as another thin, lanky wideout capable of taking the top off defenses. While DeAndre Hopkins and Fuller seem locked in as No. 1 and 2, respectively, on the depth chart, it's not hard to envision Coutee competing with the likes of Bruce Ellington and Braxton Miller to start in three wide receiver sets. That doesn't facilitate instant fantasy success, obviously, but in an offense that figures to be more dynamic with a healthy Deshaun Watson, Coutee is at least an intriguing late-round gamble in best-ball formats.

Nyheim Hines, RB (North Carolina State), 5-8/198
Selected 104th overall by Indianapolis

A track star at North Carolina State, Hines ran the fastest 40-yard dash among running backs at the Combine (4.38),

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