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

Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Ben Roethlisberger
#7 PIT Steelers - 13 years exp , Bye 9
-8 CSWR: Ranked 17th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 9th among QBs
GAM=14, PAYD=3819, PATD=29, RUCA=16, RUYD=14, RUTD=1, INT=13, FUM=2, FPPG=21.7, TFP=304
Los Angeles Rams helmet
Jared Goff
#12 LAR Rams - 1 years exp , Bye 8
-7 CSWR: Ranked 30th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 23rd among QBs
GAM=7, PAYD=1089, PATD=5, RUCA=8, RUYD=16, RUTD=1, INT=7, FUM=2, FPPG=9, TFP=63
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 York Jets helmet
Matt Forte
#22 NYJ Jets - 9 years exp , Bye 11
-12 CSWR: Ranked 54th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 42nd among RBs
GAM=14, RUCA=218, RUYD=813, RUTD=7, RETR=43, RECP=30, REYD=263, RETD=1, FUM=1, FPPG=11, TFP=154
Cincinnati Bengals helmet
Joe Mixon
#34 CIN Bengals - Rookie , Bye 6
-8 CSWR: Ranked 27th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 19th among RBs
Detroit Lions helmet
Ameer Abdullah
#21 DET Lions - 2 years exp , Bye 7
-8 CSWR: Ranked 29th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 21st among RBs
GAM=2, RUCA=18, RUYD=101, RUTD=0, RETR=5, RECP=5, REYD=57, RETD=1, FUM=0, FPPG=10.9, TFP=22

Wide Receiver Busts

New England Patriots helmet
Danny Amendola
#80 NE Patriots - 8 years exp , Bye 9
-20 CSWR: Ranked 80th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 60th among WRs
GAM=11, RETR=29, RECP=23, REYD=243, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=4.2, TFP=46
Cleveland Browns helmet
Corey Coleman
#88 CLE Browns - 1 years exp , Bye 9
-15 CSWR: Ranked 51st among WRs
CBS: Ranked 36th among WRs
GAM=10, RETR=73, RECP=33, REYD=413, RETD=3, RUYD=10, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6, TFP=60
New Orleans Saints helmet
Ted Ginn
#19 NO Saints - 9 years exp , Bye 5
-12 CSWR: Ranked 62nd among WRs
CBS: Ranked 50th among WRs
GAM=16, RETR=95, RECP=54, REYD=752, RETD=4, RUYD=98, RUTD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=6.6, TFP=105

Tight End Busts

Buffalo Bills helmet
Charles Clay
#85 BUF Bills - 6 years exp , Bye 6
-14 CSWR: Ranked 33rd among TEs
CBS: Ranked 19th among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=87, RECP=57, REYD=552, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=5.3, TFP=79
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Vance McDonald
#89 PIT Steelers - 4 years exp , Bye 9
-12 CSWR: Ranked 30th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 18th among TEs
GAM=10, RETR=45, RECP=24, REYD=391, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.3, TFP=63
Dallas Cowboys helmet
Jason Witten
#82 DAL Cowboys - 14 years exp , Bye 6
-6 CSWR: Ranked 21st among TEs
CBS: Ranked 15th among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=95, RECP=69, REYD=673, RETD=3, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=5.6, TFP=83

Kicker Busts

Seattle Seahawks helmet
Blair Walsh
#3 SEA Seahawks - 5 years exp , Bye 6
-14 CSWR: Ranked 21st among Ks
CBS: Ranked 7th among Ks
GAM=9, MAFG=12, MIFG=4, MAXP=15, MIXP=4, FPPG=3.9, TFP=35
New Orleans Saints helmet
Will Lutz
#3 NO Saints - 1 years exp , Bye 5
-4 CSWR: Ranked 8th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 4th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=28, MIFG=6, MAXP=49, MIXP=1, FPPG=7.1, TFP=114
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Cairo Santos
#5 KC Chiefs - 3 years exp , Bye 10
-3 CSWR: Ranked 15th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 12th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=31, MIFG=4, MAXP=36, MIXP=3, FPPG=7.1, TFP=114

Defense Busts

Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Pittsburgh Steelers
Bye 9
-10 CSWR: Ranked 13th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 3rd among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=13, SACK=38, DTD=1, PA=327, FPPG=5.9, TFP=94
Denver Broncos helmet
Denver Broncos
Bye 5
-4 CSWR: Ranked 6th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 2nd among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=13, INT=14, SACK=42, DTD=4, PA=297, FPPG=7.5, TFP=120
New England Patriots helmet
New England Patriots
Bye 9
-3 CSWR: Ranked 7th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 4th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=13, SACK=34, DTD=0, PA=250, FPPG=5.8, TFP=92

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