3 Overvalued Quarterbacks for 2021 (Potential Busts)

Aug 02, 2021
3 Overvalued Quarterbacks for 2021 (Potential Busts)

Writing this piece is like walking a tightrope. On one side, you have the inherent value each quarterback provides. No surprise, but to be overvalued means there’s some inherent value already. But, on the other side, a surge in ADP should prompt a closer look into their situation. We’re drafting not just on last season’s results. We need the success to repeat the next season.

More Overvalued Players: WR | TE | RB

“Consider these other ranges of outcomes for a player that could still be good” doesn’t have the same ring to it as “overvalued” but it’s how I view the term. For quarterbacks, it’s especially important. An average 2.6-PPG gap has separated the QB6 from the QB12 over the last five seasons. A gap that translates to multiple rounds of value during a draft for those that wait on quarterbacks.

With such a shift in quarterback value this season, I took a deeper look at a few quarterbacks in the Top 12 that warrant a deeper dive. Again, my analysis is not to say we should avoid these passers. But we should consider the context of the upcoming season prior to drafting them.

Overvalued Quarterbacks for 2021

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