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

Tennessee Titans helmet
Ryan Tannehill
#17 TEN Titans - 8 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 15th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 9th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=3819, PATD=33, RUCA=43, RUYD=266, RUTD=7, INT=7, FUM=1, FPPG=25.2, TFP=403
Los Angeles Rams helmet
Matthew Stafford
#9 LAR Rams - 11 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 17th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 11th among QBs
GAM=16, PAYD=4084, PATD=26, RUCA=29, RUYD=112, RUTD=0, INT=10, FUM=1, FPPG=19.3, TFP=309
Chicago Bears helmet
Justin Fields
#1 CHI Bears - Rookie
-5 CSWR: Ranked 27th among QBs
CBS: Ranked 22nd among QBs

Running Back Busts

Philadelphia Eagles helmet
Kenneth Gainwell
#19 PHI Eagles - Rookie
-7 CSWR: Ranked 65th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 58th among RBs
Miami Dolphins helmet
Myles Gaskin
#34 MIA Dolphins - 2 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 24th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 18th 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
Los Angeles Rams helmet
Darrell Henderson
#0 LAR Rams - 2 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 27th among RBs
CBS: Ranked 21st among RBs
GAM=15, RUCA=138, RUYD=624, RUTD=5, RETR=24, RECP=16, REYD=159, RETD=1, FUM=0, FPPG=7.6, TFP=114

Wide Receiver Busts

Seattle Seahawks helmet
Tyler Lockett
#16 SEA Seahawks - 6 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 25th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 20th among WRs
GAM=16, RETR=132, RECP=100, REYD=1054, RETD=10, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=10.3, TFP=165
Dallas Cowboys helmet
Michael Gallup
#80 DAL Cowboys - 3 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 52nd among WRs
CBS: Ranked 47th among WRs
GAM=16, RETR=105, RECP=59, REYD=843, RETD=5, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=7.1, TFP=114
Los Angeles Chargers helmet
Mike Williams
#80 LAC Chargers - 4 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 58th among WRs
CBS: Ranked 53rd among WRs
GAM=14, RETR=85, RECP=48, REYD=756, RETD=5, RUYD=1, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=7.5, TFP=106

Tight End Busts

Green Bay Packers helmet
Robert Tonyan
#85 GB Packers - 3 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 16th 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
Dallas Cowboys helmet
Blake Jarwin
#89 DAL Cowboys - 4 years exp
-6 CSWR: Ranked 20th among TEs
CBS: Ranked 14th among TEs
GAM=1, RETR=1, RECP=1, REYD=12, RETD=0, RUYD=0, RUTD=0, FUM=0, FPPG=1.2, TFP=1
Seattle Seahawks helmet
Gerald Everett
#80 SEA Seahawks - 3 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 22nd among TEs
CBS: Ranked 18th among TEs
GAM=15, RETR=62, RECP=41, REYD=417, RETD=1, RUYD=2, RUTD=1, FUM=1, FPPG=3.5, TFP=52

Kicker Busts

Minnesota Vikings helmet
Greg Joseph
#0 MIN Vikings - 3 years exp
-5 CSWR: Ranked 26th among Ks
CBS: Ranked 21st among Ks
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
Philadelphia Eagles helmet
Jake Elliott
#8 PHI Eagles - 4 years exp
-4 CSWR: Ranked 32nd among Ks
CBS: Ranked 28th among Ks
GAM=16, MAFG=14, MIFG=5, MAXP=24, MIXP=2, FPPG=3.1, TFP=49

Defense Busts

Tampa Bay Buccaneers helmet
Tampa Bay Buccaneers
-7 CSWR: Ranked 12th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 5th 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
Kansas City Chiefs helmet
Kansas City Chiefs
-3 CSWR: Ranked 17th among DFs
CBS: Ranked 14th among DEFs
GAM=16, FREC=6, INT=16, SACK=32, DTD=2, PA=362, FPPG=5.8, TFP=92