2021 Fantasy Football Busts

Our fantasy football busts are determined dynamically by comparing our 2021 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
Matt Ryan
#2 ATL Falcons - 13 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 16th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 12th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=4581, PATD=26, RUCA=29, RUYD=92, RUTD=2, INT=11, FUM=3, FPPG=20.8, TFP=332
Chicago Bears helmet
Justin Fields
#1 CHI Bears - Rookie
-4 CSWR: Ranked 26th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among QBs
Arizona Cardinals helmet
Kyler Murray
#13 ARI Cardinals - 2 years exp
-3 CSWR: Ranked 7th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 4th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=3971, PATD=26, RUCA=133, RUYD=819, RUTD=11, INT=12, FUM=4, FPPG=26.9, TFP=431

Running Back Busts

Atlanta Falcons helmet
Mike Davis
#22 ATL Falcons - 5 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 30th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 24th among RBs
GAM=14, RUCA=165, RUYD=642, RUTD=6, RETR=70, RECP=59, REYD=373, RETD=2, FUM=1, FPPG=10.5, TFP=148
Buffalo Bills helmet
Zach Moss
#34 BUF Bills - Rookie
-6 CSWR: Ranked 40th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 34th among RBs
GAM=13, RUCA=112, RUYD=481, RUTD=4, RETR=18, RECP=14, REYD=95, RETD=1, FUM=0, FPPG=6.7, TFP=88
Miami Dolphins helmet
Myles Gaskin
#34 MIA Dolphins - 2 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 26th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among RBs
GAM=10, RUCA=142, RUYD=584, RUTD=3, RETR=47, RECP=41, REYD=388, RETD=2, FUM=2, FPPG=12.3, TFP=123

Wide Receiver Busts

Los Angeles Rams helmet
Cooper Kupp
#80 LAR Rams - 4 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 28th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 23rd among WRs
GAM=15, RETR=124, RECP=92, REYD=974, RETD=3, RUYD=33, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=7.8, TFP=117
Washington Team helmet
Curtis Samuel
#80 WAS Team - 3 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 37th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 32nd among WRs
GAM=15, RETR=97, RECP=77, REYD=851, RETD=3, RUYD=200, RUTD=2, FUM=0, FPPG=9, TFP=135
Tennessee Titans helmet
A.J. Brown
#80 TEN Titans - 2 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 7th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 3rd among WRs
GAM=14, RETR=106, RECP=70, REYD=1075, RETD=11, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=12.2, TFP=172

Tight End Busts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet
Rob Gronkowski
#87 TB Buccaneers - 11 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 23rd among TEs
CBS: Ranked 18th among TEs
GAM=16, RETR=77, RECP=45, REYD=623, RETD=7, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=6.5, TFP=104
Green Bay Packers helmet
Robert Tonyan
#85 GB Packers - 3 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 10th among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=59, RECP=52, REYD=586, RETD=11, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=8.3, TFP=125
Los Angeles Rams helmet
Tyler Higbee
#80 LAR Rams - 5 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 20th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 16th among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=60, RECP=44, REYD=521, RETD=5, RUYD=1, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=5.5, TFP=82

Kicker Busts

Los Angeles Rams helmet
Matt Gay
#3 LAR Rams - 2 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 30th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 25th among Ks
GAM=7, MAFG=14, MIFG=2, MAXP=16, MIXP=0, FPPG=7.4, TFP=52
Tennessee Titans helmet
Stephen Gostkowski
#3 TEN Titans - 15 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 23rd among Ks
CBS: Ranked 19th among Ks
GAM=15, MAFG=18, MIFG=8, MAXP=46, MIXP=2, FPPG=4.9, TFP=74
Minnesota Vikings helmet
Greg Joseph
#0 MIN Vikings - 3 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 25th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 21st among Ks

Defense Busts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
-6 CSWR: Ranked 12th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 6th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=15, SACK=48, DTD=1, PA=355, FPPG=6.8, TFP=108
Cincinnati Bengals helmet
Cincinnati Bengals
-4 CSWR: Ranked 32nd among DFs
CBS: Ranked 28th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=6, INT=11, SACK=17, DTD=0, PA=424, FPPG=3.2, TFP=51
Baltimore Ravens helmet
Baltimore Ravens
-3 CSWR: Ranked 6th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 3rd among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=12, INT=10, SACK=39, DTD=3, PA=303, FPPG=6.8, TFP=109