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2017 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 2017. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.

Name Pos Team Age Yrs
Exp.
Pos. Rank
Blake Bortles QB JAX 25 3 QB - #22
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Update 11/18/17

Bortles attempted a season high 51 passes last week leading to 307 combined yards with a TD. Blake has one passing TD or fewer in eight... Read More
Carson Palmer QB ARI 37 14 QB - #21
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Update 10/20/17

Palmer was well on his way to a huge day vs. the Buccaneers, but game score and time of possession in the second half cut short his upsi... Read More
Tyrod Taylor Contract Year Player QB BUF 28 6 QB - #19
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Update 11/18/17

Taylor was the worst starting QB in Week 10 (83 combined yards with no TDs). Tyrod hasn't passed for more than two TDs in any game in 2... Read More
Giovani Bernard Contract Year Player RB CIN 25 4 RB - #55
In mid-November, Bernard blew out his left ACL that required surgery. A perfect recovery would put him on track to return in September, but teams tends to limit RB touches early in the season with these types of injuries. The addition of Mixon will help the Bengals take a slow path with Gio. He has over 1,000 combined yards in each of his first three seasons in the... Read More
LeGarrette Blount RB PHI 30 7 RB - #37
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Update 11/03/17

Blount will have a week to prove he's still worthy of being the starting back for the Eagles. He has 14 or more carries in his last five... Read More
Jamaal Charles RB DEN 30 9 RB - #52
Over the last two seasons, Charles played only eight games leading to 595 combined yards, six TDs and 23 catches. In 2015, he blew out his right ACL and he required minor surgery on his left knee last November. Jamaal has five seasons with over 1,300 combined yards with value in catches and TDs. At the same time, he has three wasted seasons due to two ACL injuries ... Read More
Carlos Hyde Contract Year Player RB SF 26 3 RB - #19
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Update 11/10/17

Hyde has three games with over 20 Fantasy points (24.40, 24.50, and 21.50). Carlos has over 100 combined yards in two games (Week 2 - 1... Read More
Rob Kelley RB WAS 25 1 RB - #47
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Update 11/10/17

Kelley had a season high 14 rushes last week, but he gained only 18 yards. Rob did score a pair of TDs to post his best game of the sea... Read More
Jerick McKinnon Contract Year Player RB MIN 25 3 RB - #70
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Update 11/18/17

McKinnon gained short yards per rush in his last three games (3.4, 3.6, and 3.2). Over the last five games, Jerick averaged 18.2 touche... Read More
Lamar Miller RB HOU 26 5 RB - #23
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Update 11/18/17

Miller hasn't rushed for over 75 yards in any game in 2017. He averages 18 touches per game. All four of his TDs came in two games (TEN... Read More
Latavius Murray Contract Year Player RB MIN 27 4 RB - #43
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Update 11/18/17

Over the last three games, Murray has 55 touches for 228 yards with two TDs and a catch. He's gaining only 3.3 yards per rush on the ye... Read More
Jonathan Stewart RB CAR 30 9 RB - #46
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Update 10/28/17

Stewart doesn't have a rushing TD in 2017 while failing to gain over 70 yards rushing in any game. He averages 15 touches per game with ... Read More
Julius Thomas TE MIA 29 6 TE - #19
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Update 11/18/17

Thomas has a TD in two straight games after failing to find the end zone over the first seven games of the year. Julius has three catch... Read More
Randall Cobb WR GB 27 6 WR - #36
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Update 11/10/17

Cobb caught all five of his targets last week for 58 yards. Over his last five games, Randall only has 18 catches for 174 yards and a T... Read More
Jeremy Maclin WR BAL 29 8 WR - #40
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Update 11/18/17

Maclin looked better in his last two games (3/53/1 and 8/98) while receiving 14 targets. He has over four catches in only two games with... Read More
Sammy Watkins WR LAR 24 3 WR - #23
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Update 11/18/17

Watkins has a TD in his last two games, but he's only had five combined targets leading to three catches for 108 yards. He has only eig... Read More