2018 Fantasy Football Busts

Our fantasy football busts are determined dynamically by comparing our 2018 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

Chicago Bears helmet
Mitchell Trubisky
#13 CHI Bears - 1 years exp , Bye 5
-8 CSWR: Ranked 28th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 20th among QBs
GAM=12, PAYD=2193, PATD=7, RUCA=41, RUYD=248, RUTD=2, INT=7, FUM=3, FPPG=12.2, TFP=147
Pittsburgh Steelers helmet
Ben Roethlisberger
#7 PIT Steelers - 14 years exp , Bye 7
-5 CSWR: Ranked 13th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 8th among QBs
GAM=15, PAYD=4251, PATD=28, RUCA=28, RUYD=47, RUTD=0, INT=14, FUM=1, FPPG=20.8, TFP=313
Baltimore Ravens helmet
Joe Flacco
#5 BAL Ravens - 10 years exp , Bye 10
-4 CSWR: Ranked 33rd among QBs
CBS: Ranked 29th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=3141, PATD=18, RUCA=25, RUYD=54, RUTD=1, INT=13, FUM=0, FPPG=13.7, TFP=219

Running Back Busts

New England Patriots helmet
James White
#28 NE Patriots - 4 years exp , Bye 11
-10 CSWR: Ranked 67th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 57th among RBs
GAM=14, RUCA=43, RUYD=171, RUTD=0, RETR=72, RECP=56, REYD=429, RETD=3, FUM=0, FPPG=5.6, TFP=78
Green Bay Packers helmet
Jamaal Williams
#34 GB Packers - 1 years exp , Bye 7
-6 CSWR: Ranked 33rd among RBs
CBS: Ranked 27th among RBs
GAM=14, RUCA=153, RUYD=556, RUTD=4, RETR=34, RECP=25, REYD=262, RETD=2, FUM=0, FPPG=8.4, TFP=118
Seattle Seahawks helmet
Rashaad Penny
#34 SEA Seahawks - Rookie , Bye 7
-5 CSWR: Ranked 25th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 20th among RBs

Wide Receiver Busts

Tennessee Titans helmet
Rishard Matthews
#18 TEN Titans - 6 years exp , Bye 8
-9 CSWR: Ranked 46th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 37th among WRs
GAM=14, RETR=87, RECP=53, REYD=795, RETD=4, RUYD=-3, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=7.4, TFP=103
New York Jets helmet
Quincy Enunwa
#81 NYJ Jets - 4 years exp , Bye 11
-9 CSWR: Ranked 63rd among WRs
CBS: Ranked 54th among WRs
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Sammy Watkins
#14 KC Chiefs - 4 years exp , Bye 12
-8 CSWR: Ranked 35th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 27th among WRs
GAM=15, RETR=70, RECP=39, REYD=593, RETD=8, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=7.2, TFP=107

Tight End Busts

Jacksonville Jaguars helmet
Austin Seferian-Jenkins
#87 JAC Jaguars - 4 years exp , Bye 9
-7 CSWR: Ranked 26th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 19th among TEs
GAM=13, RETR=74, RECP=50, REYD=357, RETD=3, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=4, TFP=52
Oakland Raiders helmet
Jared Cook
#89 OAK Raiders - 8 years exp , Bye 7
-7 CSWR: Ranked 28th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 21st among TEs
GAM=16, RETR=86, RECP=54, REYD=688, RETD=2, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=1, FPPG=4.9, TFP=79
Washington Redskins helmet
Vernon Davis
#85 WAS Redskins - 12 years exp , Bye 4
-6 CSWR: Ranked 37th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 31st among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=67, RECP=43, REYD=648, RETD=3, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=2, FPPG=5.3, TFP=79

Kicker Busts

Los Angeles Chargers helmet
Caleb Sturgis
#6 LAC Chargers - 5 years exp , Bye 8
-11 CSWR: Ranked 40th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 29th among Ks
GAM=1, MAFG=3, MIFG=0, MAXP=1, MIXP=1, FPPG=9, TFP=9
Indianapolis Colts helmet
Adam Vinatieri
#4 IND Colts - 22 years exp , Bye 9
-8 CSWR: Ranked 21st among Ks
CBS: Ranked 13th among Ks
GAM=15, MAFG=29, MIFG=5, MAXP=22, MIXP=2, FPPG=6.1, TFP=92
New York Jets helmet
Cairo Santos
#5 NYJ Jets - 4 years exp , Bye 11
-8 CSWR: Ranked 38th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 30th among Ks
GAM=5, MAFG=4, MIFG=1, MAXP=14, MIXP=0, FPPG=4.6, TFP=23

Defense Busts

Los Angeles Chargers helmet
San Diego Chargers
Bye 8
-4 CSWR: Ranked 9th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 5th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=9, INT=18, SACK=43, DTD=3, PA=272, FPPG=7.2, TFP=115
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Kansas City Chiefs
Bye 12
-4 CSWR: Ranked 14th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 10th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=10, INT=16, SACK=31, DTD=3, PA=339, FPPG=6.3, TFP=101
Arizona Cardinals helmet
Arizona Cardinals
Bye 9
-4 CSWR: Ranked 22nd among DFs
CBS: Ranked 18th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=6, INT=15, SACK=37, DTD=2, PA=361, FPPG=5.7, TFP=91

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