2017 Fantasy Football Busts
 
 
 
 
 
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2016 Fantasy Football Busts

Bust: A player who is predicted to have a poor season compared to general expectations. The player might be injury-prone, have a future star behind them in the depth chart, or just won't be able to live up to their hype. From our Fantasy Football Dictionary

Our writers have classified the following players as busts for 2016. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Ronnie Hillman RB SD 25 4 Unranked
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In PPR league in 2015, Hillman was the 28th highest scoring RB while outpointing Anderson by about 13 Fantasy points. He finished with a career and team-high 231 touches ... Read More

Ben Watson TE BAL 36 12 Unranked
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Update (8/28): Due to a torn Achilles' tendon, Watson is done for the year.

Watson had his best season in the NFL at age 34 in 2015 when... Read More

Matt Forte Contract Year Player RB NYJ 31 8 RB - #13
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Update 12/10/16

Forte hasn't scored over 17.0 Fantasy points in his last four games. This week he gets the San Fran "markup" in salary, which almost for... Read More
Matt Jones RB WAS 24 1 RB - #31
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Update 11/11/16

Jones isn't listed on the injury report this week, but there is still plenty of question marks with his opportunity in this offense aft... Read More
Justin Forsett RB DEN 31 8 RB - #42
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Update (10/3): Forsett was released by the Ravens again.

After his breakthrough season in 2014 at age 28, Forsett was unimpressive over nine ful... Read More

Darren McFadden Contract Year Player RB DAL 29 8 RB - #70
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Update 12/30/16

Last week McFadden had 14 rushes for 49 yards. The Cowboys should rest their star offensive players this week, which will give Darren a ... Read More
C.J. Spiller RB --- 29 6 RB - #72
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Over 13 games in 2015, Spiller had 36 carries for 112 yards (3.1 yards per rush) plus 32 catches for 239 yards and two TDs on 44 targets. He gained only 7.0 yard per catch... Read More

Jimmy Graham TE SEA 30 6 TE - #15
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Update 12/30/16

While Kelce has been riding the top of a wave with the sunset on the horizon, Graham was trolling the bottom of the ocean over the last ... Read More
Richard Rodgers TE GB 24 2 TE - #29
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Update (10/15): Rodgers doesn't have over two catches in any game with fewer than 30 yards receiving in each game. Last week he had a season high five ta... Read More

Cody Latimer WR DEN 24 2 WR - #102
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Cody has plus size (6'2" and 215 Lbs.) with exceptional strength. He caught 70 passes for 1096 yards and 9 TDs in his junior season at Indiana. Latimer lacks top end... Read More

Doug Baldwin Contract Year Player WR SEA 28 5 WR - #25
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Update 12/30/16

Wilson seemed to look Baldwin's way on almost every play in the second half against the Cardinals. He caught 13 of his 19 targets for 1... Read More
Vincent Jackson Contract Year Player WR TB 34 11 WR - #54
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Jackson struggled to find his rhythm over the first six games of the season leading to one impact game (10/147/1), one steady game (3/54/1), and four losing games (4/51, 2... Read More