2017 Fantasy Football Busts

Our fantasy football busts are determined dynamically by comparing our 2017 NFL football rankings against other reputable sources. Busts are assigned a score based on the ranking differential, with the highest negative score being those busts who are most likely under-play their projected value.

Quarterback Busts

Baltimore Ravens helmet
Joe Flacco
#5 BAL Ravens - 9 years exp , Bye 10
-10 CSWR: Ranked 32nd among QBs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=4317, PATD=20, RUCA=21, RUYD=58, RUTD=2, INT=15, FUM=3, FPPG=17.2, TFP=274
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Ben Roethlisberger
#7 PIT Steelers - 13 years exp , Bye 9
-7 CSWR: Ranked 17th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 10th among QBs
GAM=14, PAYD=3819, PATD=29, RUCA=16, RUYD=14, RUTD=1, INT=13, FUM=2, FPPG=21.7, TFP=304
Miami Dolphins helmet
Jay Cutler
#6 MIA Dolphins - 11 years exp , Bye 11
-6 CSWR: Ranked 26th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 20th among QBs
GAM=5, PAYD=1059, PATD=4, RUCA=5, RUYD=24, RUTD=0, INT=5, FUM=2, FPPG=11, TFP=55

Running Back Busts

New England Patriots helmet
Rex Burkhead
#33 NE Patriots - 3 years exp , Bye 9
-20 CSWR: Ranked 62nd among RBs
CBS: Ranked 42nd among RBs
GAM=9, RUCA=74, RUYD=344, RUTD=2, RETR=20, RECP=17, REYD=145, RETD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=6.5, TFP=59
Green Bay Packers helmet
Jamaal Williams
#34 GB Packers - Rookie , Bye 8
-17 CSWR: Ranked 53rd among RBs
CBS: Ranked 36th among RBs
Buffalo Bills helmet
Jonathan Williams
#34 BUF Bills - 1 years exp , Bye 6
-17 CSWR: Ranked 60th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 43rd among RBs
GAM=8, RUCA=27, RUYD=94, RUTD=1, RETR=2, RECP=1, REYD=0, RETD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=1.4, TFP=11
Denver Broncos helmet
C.J. Anderson
#22 DEN Broncos - 4 years exp , Bye 5
-14 CSWR: Ranked 31st among RBs
CBS: Ranked 17th among RBs
GAM=7, RUCA=110, RUYD=437, RUTD=4, RETR=24, RECP=16, REYD=128, RETD=1, FUM=0, FPPG=12.4, TFP=86
Tennessee Titans helmet
Derrick Henry
#34 TEN Titans - 1 years exp , Bye 8
-13 CSWR: Ranked 46th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 33rd among RBs
GAM=14, RUCA=110, RUYD=490, RUTD=5, RETR=15, RECP=13, REYD=137, RETD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.6, TFP=93

Wide Receiver Busts

Arizona Cardinals helmet
J.J. Nelson
#14 ARI Cardinals - 2 years exp , Bye 8
-12 CSWR: Ranked 67th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 55th among WRs
GAM=14, RETR=74, RECP=34, REYD=568, RETD=6, RUYD=83, RUTD=1, FUM=1, FPPG=7.5, TFP=105
Detroit Lions helmet
Golden Tate
#15 DET Lions - 7 years exp , Bye 7
-11 CSWR: Ranked 30th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 19th among WRs
GAM=16, RETR=135, RECP=91, REYD=1077, RETD=4, RUYD=4, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=8.1, TFP=130
Cleveland Browns helmet
Corey Coleman
#88 CLE Browns - 1 years exp , Bye 9
-9 CSWR: Ranked 52nd among WRs
CBS: Ranked 43rd among WRs
GAM=10, RETR=73, RECP=33, REYD=413, RETD=3, RUYD=10, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6, TFP=60

Tight End Busts

San Francisco 49ers helmet
Vance McDonald
#89 SF 49ers - 4 years exp , Bye 11
-4 CSWR: Ranked 30th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 26th among TEs
GAM=10, RETR=45, RECP=24, REYD=391, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.3, TFP=63
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Travis Kelce
#87 KC Chiefs - 4 years exp , Bye 10
-3 CSWR: Ranked 5th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 2nd among TEs
GAM=16, RETR=117, RECP=85, REYD=1125, RETD=4, RUYD=-5, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=8.5, TFP=136
Philadelphia Eagles helmet
Zach Ertz
#86 PHI Eagles - 4 years exp , Bye 10
-2 CSWR: Ranked 9th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 7th among TEs
GAM=14, RETR=106, RECP=78, REYD=816, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=7.5, TFP=106

Kicker Busts

Indianapolis Colts helmet
Adam Vinatieri
#4 IND Colts - 21 years exp , Bye 11
-3 CSWR: Ranked 7th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 4th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=27, MIFG=4, MAXP=44, MIXP=0, FPPG=7.1, TFP=113
New Orleans Saints helmet
Will Lutz
#3 NO Saints - 1 years exp , Bye 5
-3 CSWR: Ranked 8th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 5th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=28, MIFG=6, MAXP=49, MIXP=1, FPPG=7.1, TFP=114
Washington Redskins helmet
Dustin Hopkins
#3 WAS Redskins - 4 years exp , Bye 5
-3 CSWR: Ranked 11th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 8th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=34, MIFG=8, MAXP=36, MIXP=3, FPPG=6.9, TFP=111

Defense Busts

Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Pittsburgh Steelers
Bye 9
-8 CSWR: Ranked 12th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 4th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=13, SACK=38, DTD=1, PA=327, FPPG=5.9, TFP=94
New England Patriots helmet
New England Patriots
Bye 9
-3 CSWR: Ranked 6th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 3rd among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=13, SACK=34, DTD=0, PA=250, FPPG=5.8, TFP=92
Atlanta Falcons helmet
Atlanta Falcons
Bye 5
-3 CSWR: Ranked 19th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 16th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=12, SACK=34, DTD=5, PA=406, FPPG=6.8, TFP=108

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