Coming into draft season, evaluating players is so much more than just “I like this guy” or I don’t like this guy. You will inevitably have reasons for your admiration or disdain of a particular player, but being able to identify problem players is pivotal to your draft strategy. There’s no such thing as a perfect player in fantasy football, and you will likely have some problem players on your team, however, being able to identify these players will help making some of those difficult draft day decisions.

The list below is by no means an exhaustive list of all of the types of problem players there are in the fantasy football landscape, but this list compiles the players that I can identify and personally use when evaluating players and formulating my draft strategy. As someone who is more risk-averse when drafting, there may be some unconscious bias in here, but the principle still applies and at the very least, it will open your eyes to some problem players. Well, maybe more...