Potential 2017 Wide Receiver Fantasy Busts  
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Potential 2017 Wide Receiver Fantasy Busts

Every year there are fantasy players drafted in the first couple of rounds who turn out to be a disappointment or a bust. It is difficult to identify these players because sometimes their downfall is due to an injury to them or an injury to a key teammate that directly affects their fantasy production. No one can accurately project injuries or which players could be a potential bust, but there are some criteria you can review to try and identify players who could potentially be disappointing.

Below are 2017 Wide Receivers who could be potential busts due to a projected decrease in fantasy points lower than the previous year or a drop in depth chart from starting to backing up.

  Position Busts:
  QB | RB | WR | TE | K
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2017 Potential Fantasy Wide Receivers Busts
   Player    Team 2017 Total Fantasy Points Projection 2016 Total Fantasy Points
   1. Chris Hogan [+]    New England Patriots 21.72 58.90
   2. Dontrelle Inman [+]    San Diego Chargers 24.70 64.50
   3. Cole Beasley [+]    Dallas Cowboys 32.30 72.35
   4. Davante Adams [+]    Green Bay Packers 56.33 121.85
   5. Marqise Lee [+]    Jacksonville Jaguars 34.44 74.05
   6. Cordarrelle Patterson [+]    Minnesota Vikings 23.79 44.95
   7. Adam Humphries [+]    Tampa Bay Buccaneers 24.28 44.90
   8. Kendall Wright [+]    Chicago Bears 22.22 40.30
   9. Taylor Gabriel [+]    Atlanta Falcons 42.62 76.50
   10. Seth Roberts [+]    Oakland Raiders 28.08 49.85


 
2017 Players Who Have Dropped in the Depth Chart
   Player    Team 2017 Depth Chart 2016 Depth Chart 2017 Total Fantasy Points Projection 2016 Total Fantasy Points
   1. Rod Streater [+]    Buffalo Bills 3 1 19.59 21.55
   2. Chris Hogan [+]    New England Patriots 2 1 21.72 58.90
   3. Dontrelle Inman [+]    Los Angeles Chargers 2 1 24.70 64.50
   4. Russell Shepard [+]    Carolina Panthers 2 1 28.56 29.95
   5. Jeremy Kerley [+]    San Francisco 49ers 2 1 37.56 51.35
   6. Jeremy Maclin [+]    Baltimore Ravens 2 1 40.92 38.70
   7. John Brown [+]    Arizona Cardinals 2 1 43.33 38.85
   8. Darrius Heyward-Bey [+]    Pittsburgh Steelers 2 1 55.58 29.70