SI Pro Football analyst Paul Zimmerman's Sleeper of the Year is Alfred Pupunu, who makes Zim's 1994 team as a combination fullback/U-back, or as a second tight end. The 255-pound Pupunu was at the center of the San Diego offense as a devastating blocker who gave Natrone Means the creases he needed to rush for 1,350 yards. And when the Chargers threw to Pupunu, he revived the old Mark Bavaro animal act, dragging tacklers places they never thought they would go.
These players were the best of 1994:
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