2023 Fantasy Football Busts

Our fantasy football busts are determined dynamically by comparing our 2023 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

Arizona Cardinals helmet
Kyler Murray
#1 ARI Cardinals - 4 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 10th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 6th among QBs
GAM=11, PAYD=2368, PATD=14, RUCA=67, RUYD=418, RUTD=3, INT=7, FUM=2, FPPG=20, TFP=221
Seattle Seahawks helmet
Geno Smith
#7 SEA Seahawks - 10 years exp
-3 CSWR: Ranked 35th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 32nd among QBs
GAM=17, PAYD=4282, PATD=30, RUCA=68, RUYD=366, RUTD=1, INT=11, FUM=4, FPPG=21.4, TFP=364
Los Angeles Chargers helmet
Justin Herbert
#10 LAC Chargers - 3 years exp
-2 CSWR: Ranked 4th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 2nd among QBs
GAM=17, PAYD=4739, PATD=25, RUCA=54, RUYD=147, RUTD=0, INT=10, FUM=3, FPPG=19.3, TFP=328

Running Back Busts

New Orleans Saints helmet
Alvin Kamara
#34 NO Saints - 6 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 9th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 5th among RBs
GAM=15, RUCA=223, RUYD=897, RUTD=2, RETR=77, RECP=57, REYD=490, RETD=2, FUM=4, FPPG=10.3, TFP=155
Minnesota Vikings helmet
Alexander Mattison
#34 MIN Vikings - 4 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 47th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 43rd among RBs
GAM=17, RUCA=74, RUYD=283, RUTD=5, RETR=18, RECP=15, REYD=91, RETD=1, FUM=0, FPPG=4.3, TFP=73
New York Jets helmet
James Robinson
#38 NYJ Jets - 3 years exp
-3 CSWR: Ranked 42nd among RBs
CBS: Ranked 39th among RBs
GAM=11, RUCA=110, RUYD=425, RUTD=3, RETR=14, RECP=11, REYD=51, RETD=2, FUM=0, FPPG=7.1, TFP=78

Wide Receiver Busts

Cincinnati Bengals helmet
Ja'Marr Chase
#1 CIN Bengals - 2 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 7th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 3rd among WRs
GAM=12, RETR=134, RECP=87, REYD=1046, RETD=9, RUYD=8, RUTD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=12.9, TFP=155
Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet
Mike Evans
#13 TB Buccaneers - 9 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 10th among WRs
GAM=15, RETR=127, RECP=77, REYD=1124, RETD=6, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=9.9, TFP=148
Minnesota Vikings helmet
K.J. Osborn
#17 MIN Vikings - 2 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 61st among WRs
CBS: Ranked 57th among WRs
GAM=17, RETR=90, RECP=60, REYD=650, RETD=5, RUYD=6, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=5.6, TFP=96

Tight End Busts

Arizona Cardinals helmet
Zach Ertz
#86 ARI Cardinals - 10 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 10th among TEs
GAM=10, RETR=69, RECP=47, REYD=406, RETD=4, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.5, TFP=65
New York Giants helmet
Daniel Bellinger
#88 NYG Giants - 1 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 36th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 32nd among TEs
GAM=11, RETR=35, RECP=30, REYD=268, RETD=2, RUYD=2, RUTD=1, FUM=1, FPPG=3.9, TFP=43
Baltimore Ravens helmet
Mark Andrews
#89 BAL Ravens - 5 years exp
-2 CSWR: Ranked 4th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 2nd among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=113, RECP=73, REYD=847, RETD=5, RUYD=8, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=7.7, TFP=116

Kicker Busts

Los Angeles Chargers helmet
Dustin Hopkins
#3 LAC Chargers - 10 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 10th among Ks
GAM=5, MAFG=9, MIFG=1, MAXP=12, MIXP=0, FPPG=7.2, TFP=36
Washington Commanders helmet
Joey Slye
#4 WAS Commanders - 4 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 30th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 26th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=25, MIFG=5, MAXP=24, MIXP=4, FPPG=5, TFP=80
New Orleans Saints helmet
Will Lutz
#3 NO Saints - 7 years exp
-3 CSWR: Ranked 19th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 16th among Ks
GAM=17, MAFG=23, MIFG=8, MAXP=33, MIXP=0, FPPG=4.6, TFP=78

Defense Busts

Buffalo Bills helmet
Buffalo Bills
-4 CSWR: Ranked 6th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 2nd among DEFs
GAM=17, FREC=10, INT=17, SACK=40, DTD=1, PA=286, FPPG=6.4, TFP=108
Baltimore Ravens helmet
Baltimore Ravens
-4 CSWR: Ranked 11th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 7th among DEFs
GAM=17, FREC=11, INT=14, SACK=48, DTD=0, PA=315, FPPG=5.8, TFP=98
Miami Dolphins helmet
Miami Dolphins
-2 CSWR: Ranked 16th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 14th among DEFs
GAM=17, FREC=6, INT=8, SACK=40, DTD=2, PA=399, FPPG=4.9, TFP=84