8 Bounce-Back Players to Target in 2021

Aug 06, 2021
8 Bounce-Back Players to Target in 2021

Taking advantage of your league mates' recency bias is a perennial tradition in the fantasy football world, and one I can always get behind. We’re all guilty of associating one bad season with the next regardless of the cause surrounding a player’s dip in production.


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Players can underperform for a myriad of reasons including injury, a poor system fit, off-field issues or even an early-season fumble that derails usage. Unless it’s a huge name like Christian McCaffrey, a “bust” player’s draft stock typically takes a hit, allowing us to grab them with some built-in capital. Chasing the upside on these guys with depressed ADPs can have league-winning ramifications, so here’s a look at some of bounce-back candidates for the 2021 season.

Note: You won’t find McCaffrey, Dak Prescott, Saquon Barkley or George Kittle on here as they’re a given if they can manage to stay on the field in 2021.

Quarterbacks

Matthew Stafford, Rams (Underdog ADP: QB13, 111.1)

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