2016 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
Doug Baldwin Contract Year Player WR SEA 28 5 WR - #25
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Update 12/03/16

Baldwin only has one game of value (6/59/3) over his eight starts. Over this stretch, Doug averaged only 6.4 targets per game despite c... 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

Matt Forte Contract Year Player RB NYJ 30 8 RB - #13
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Update 11/25/16

Forte has 97 yards or more in each of his last four games while scoring five TDs. Matt has two impact games (30.90 and 30.40) while aver... Read More
Jimmy Graham TE SEA 30 6 TE - #15
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Update 12/03/16

Over the last six games, Jimmy has one elite game (8/103/2) while averaging four catches for 49 yards in his other five games with one T... Read More
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

Vincent Jackson Contract Year Player WR TB 33 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

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
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

Darren McFadden Contract Year Player RB DAL 29 8 RB - #70
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Update (7/22): Darren McFadden broke his elbow in mid-June, which required surgery. He is expected to miss three months. This puts him back in play at the... 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

C.J. Spiller RB NYJ 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

Ben Watson TE BAL 35 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