Prepare in your season with theScore’s 2017 Fantasy Soccer Draft Package.

In an effort to save lots of you from the frustration that comes with a disappointing fantasy decide, listed here are this yr’s prime bust candidates.

Common draft place (ADP) knowledge courtesy of FantasyPros and is predicated on 12-staff leagues with commonplace scoring.

Dak Prescott, QB, Cowboys

Prescott’s rookie season was spectacular, however his numbers have been aided by the NFL’s greatest dashing assault, a simple schedule, and defensive coordinators seeing him for the primary time. The sophomore stoop is a really actual phenomenon for rookie quarterbacks who take the league by storm; simply ask Robert Griffin III.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠
ADP: eighth spherical (QB11)

Jordan Howard, RB, Bears

There’s rather a lot to love about Howard, who completed because the NFL’s second-main rusher as a rookie regardless of enjoying on a mediocre offense and never beginning till Week four. There are additionally causes to be very cautious of him. Howard is a momentum runner who lacks a standout trait and is not notably adept as a receiver. The Bears’ passing offense might be extraordinarily restricted, which means defenses will focus all their consideration on stopping Howard. Based mostly on historic tendencies, we all know no less than one operating again chosen early within the draft will bust. Howard reeks of it.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠☠
ADP: 2nd spherical (RB8)

Lamar Miller, RB, Texans

At what level do fantasy analysts get to cease writing about whether or not Miller can maintain as much as a featured workload? The tailback dealt with extra work than ever earlier than in 2016, however wore down and missed two video games to finish the season. The Texans later admitted they requested an excessive amount of of him. Miller in all probability will not be requested to deal with almost 300 touches once more with third-spherical rookie D’Onta Foreman, now within the image. It isn’t out of the query the Texans will determine Miller is greatest used as a change of tempo, with Foreman dealing with work on early downs and on the objective line.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠☠☠
ADP: third spherical (RB13)

C.J. Anderson, RB, Broncos

Anderson solely noticed the sector in seven contests final yr earlier than a torn meniscus introduced an early finish to his season. Throughout that point, he continued to lack consistency as a fantasy choice. Whereas the Broncos’ offensive line must be improved in 2017, the teaching employees has talked up a committee strategy within the backfield. That might be because of the arrival of veteran Jamaal Charles, or the hope that second-yr again Devontae Booker performs higher of their new energy run scheme, or maybe Anderson’s fluctuating weight (right here he’s with Joe Mixon and Marshawn Lynch within the offseason) is giving the staff pause about restoring him because the unquestioned starter. With the doubts mounting, Anderson must be approached with excessive warning on draft day.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠☠☠
ADP: 4th spherical (RB19)

Keenan Allen, WR, Chargers

Two years in the past, Allen produced elite numbers over eight video games earlier than a lacerated kidney robbed him of a profession yr. Final season was much more disheartening for the Chargers star: He tore his ACL in Week 1. The 25-yr-previous is on monitor to be prepared for the season, however he returns to a crowded receiving corps. Allen will now compete for targets with Tyrell Williams, Travis Benjamin, Hunter Henry, Antonio Gates, and, if he is capable of contribute this yr, first-rounder Mike Williams. When wholesome, Allen continues to be able to posting WR2 numbers, however anticipate a drop in manufacturing since he is not the lone expertise in Philip Rivers’ arsenal.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠
ADP: 4th spherical (WR19)

Tyreek Hill, WR, Chiefs

Do you actually need to make investments an early-spherical fantasy decide on a gadget participant who was on the sector for less than 416 offensive snaps (lower than half of Travis Kelce’s snap rely) and topped forty performs in a recreation simply as soon as? Hill is dynamic with the ball in his palms, however he scored 9 touchdowns on simply eighty five offensive touches as a rookie. That is not even near sustainable.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠☠☠
ADP: 4th spherical (WR22)

Kelvin Benjamin, WR, Panthers

Benjamin seems to be again in form after displaying as much as the offseason program obese, however he faces an identical dilemma as Allen. The Panthers added quite a lot of move-catchers within the offseason who might siphon away targets, most notably rookie again Christian McCaffrey. Devin Funchess can also be impressing in camp and performs an identical fashion to Benjamin. Up thus far, Benjamin has delivered for fantasy house owners when’s he is on the sector, averaging 974.5 yards and eight touchdowns per season. Nevertheless, the younger wideout has work to do if he needs to be able to succeed in these ranges once more this yr.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠☠☠
ADP: sixth spherical (WR30)

Delanie Walker, TE, Titans

Walker led the Titans in receiving in 2014 and 2015, however was eclipsed by Rishard Matthews because the group’s prime cross-catching choice final yr. It might be an indication of issues to return for the veteran tight finish, who will probably be 33 when the season begins. Tennessee chosen Corey Davis with the fifth general decide, signed Eric Decker, and Matthews continues to be round, whereas their operating recreation stays as dominant as ever with DeMarco Murray and Derrick Henry toting the rock. Even the Titans’ choice to draft tight finish Jonnu Smith within the third spherical is preparation for an inevitable decline from Walker.

Bust Potential: ☠☠☠☠
ADP: seventh spherical (TE7)

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