2012 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 2012. We will be updating this list throughout the pre-season.
|Name recognition will have novice fantasy players viewing Hightower as a potential sleeper after his first campaign in D.C. ended with only 321 yards and a season-ending knee injury. Smart players will know the presence of Roy Helu Jr. and eroding skills limits the upside. Unless your league gives points for pass protection and veteran leadership, you can sleep on... Read More|
|Kendall Hunter||RB||SF||24||1||RB - #43|
|As a rookie, Hunter spelled Gore seamlessly, limiting his mileage down the stretch and keeping the veteran back fresh for the playoffs. Hunter was apprenticing well and was starting to look like the heir apparent. Now he has to hold off LaMichael James just to stay in the mix. He should make it past final cuts, but it'll be a season-long fight to carve himself a ni... Read More|
|Nate Washington||WR||TEN||29||7||WR - #35|
|The former Pittsburgh Steeler signed a 6-year $27 million contract back in 2009 and his 2011 production more than justified the pay day. The 28 year old WR set career highs in catches (74), yards (1,023), and TD (7) as he became the default No. 1 receiver role after Kenny Britt's torn ACL in week 3. With the draft selection of Kendall Wright and expected return of ... Read More|