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

Atlanta Falcons helmet
Desmond Ridder
#9 ATL Falcons - 1 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 34th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 28th among QBs
GAM=4, PAYD=708, PATD=2, RUCA=16, RUYD=64, RUTD=0, INT=0, FUM=2, FPPG=10.7, TFP=43
Seattle Seahawks helmet
Geno Smith
#7 SEA Seahawks - 10 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 21st among QBs
CBS: Ranked 16th among QBs
GAM=17, PAYD=4282, PATD=30, RUCA=68, RUYD=366, RUTD=1, INT=11, FUM=4, FPPG=21.4, TFP=364
Tennessee Titans helmet
Ryan Tannehill
#17 TEN Titans - 10 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 35th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 31st among QBs
GAM=12, PAYD=2536, PATD=13, RUCA=34, RUYD=98, RUTD=2, INT=6, FUM=2, FPPG=15.4, TFP=185

Running Back Busts

New Orleans Saints helmet
Jamaal Williams
#34 NO Saints - 5 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 47th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 41st among RBs
GAM=17, RUCA=262, RUYD=1066, RUTD=17, RETR=16, RECP=12, REYD=73, RETD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=12.5, TFP=212
San Francisco 49ers helmet
Christian McCaffrey
#34 SF 49ers - 6 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 5th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 1st among RBs
GAM=17, RUCA=244, RUYD=1139, RUTD=8, RETR=108, RECP=85, REYD=741, RETD=5, FUM=0, FPPG=15.6, TFP=266
Green Bay Packers helmet
A.J. Dillon
#34 GB Packers - 3 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 34th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 30th among RBs
GAM=17, RUCA=186, RUYD=770, RUTD=7, RETR=43, RECP=28, REYD=206, RETD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=8.2, TFP=140

Wide Receiver Busts

Baltimore Ravens helmet
Rashod Bateman
#13 BAL Ravens - 2 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 55th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 50th among WRs
GAM=6, RETR=28, RECP=15, REYD=285, RETD=2, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=6.4, TFP=38
Las Vegas Raiders helmet
Jakobi Meyers
#80 LV Raiders - 4 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 63rd among WRs
CBS: Ranked 58th among WRs
GAM=14, RETR=96, RECP=67, REYD=804, RETD=6, RUYD=-11, RUTD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=8, TFP=111
Washington Commanders helmet
Terry McLaurin
#80 WAS Commanders - 4 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 28th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 24th among WRs
GAM=17, RETR=120, RECP=77, REYD=1191, RETD=5, RUYD=29, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=8.9, TFP=152

Tight End Busts

Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Pat Freiermuth
#88 PIT Steelers - 2 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 14th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 9th among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=98, RECP=63, REYD=732, RETD=2, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=5.7, TFP=85
Los Angeles Rams helmet
Tyler Higbee
#80 LAR Rams - 7 years exp
-3 CSWR: Ranked 20th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 17th among TEs
GAM=16, RETR=108, RECP=72, REYD=620, RETD=3, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=5, TFP=80
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

New York Jets helmet
Greg Zuerlein
#4 NYJ Jets - 10 years exp
-8 CSWR: Ranked 21st among Ks
CBS: Ranked 13th among Ks
GAM=17, MAFG=30, MIFG=7, MAXP=28, MIXP=1, FPPG=5.6, TFP=96
Miami Dolphins helmet
Jason Sanders
#3 MIA Dolphins - 5 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 10th among Ks
GAM=17, MAFG=26, MIFG=6, MAXP=41, MIXP=3, FPPG=5.8, TFP=98
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Chris Boswell
#9 PIT Steelers - 8 years exp
-3 CSWR: Ranked 18th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 15th among Ks
GAM=12, MAFG=20, MIFG=8, MAXP=18, MIXP=0, FPPG=4.5, TFP=54

Defense Busts

San Francisco 49ers helmet
San Francisco 49ers
-4 CSWR: Ranked 5th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 1st among DEFs
GAM=17, FREC=10, INT=20, SACK=44, DTD=3, PA=277, FPPG=7.2, TFP=122
Cincinnati Bengals helmet
Cincinnati Bengals
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 10th among DEFs
GAM=17, FREC=11, INT=13, SACK=30, DTD=1, PA=322, FPPG=4.9, TFP=84
Washington Commanders helmet
Washington Redskins
-4 CSWR: Ranked 23rd among DFs
CBS: Ranked 19th among DEFs
GAM=17, FREC=9, INT=9, SACK=43, DTD=3, PA=343, FPPG=5.9, TFP=101