Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/15/13

Let's face it, the NFL is as much about fantasy football success as it is about our own team's success. Each season we study the trends, we predict the sleepers and then we draft a handful of players who we believe can take us to a glorious championship.We become emotionally invested in our players, willing them and cursing them in equal measure through every gut-wrentching NFL game. And every season, without fail, at least some of those players let us down.We put our faith in them to rack up the points and lead our teams to victory each week, and each week they seem to flop like LeBron James in a playoff game. Last year it was Darren McFadden and Michael Vick that led the way on that front. The year before that it was Chris Johnson and Vincent Jackson.Every single season we get a handful of disappointing fantasy players, and this season is no different. This year, we have a brand new set of players who have let down our fantasy football sides this season.Players that we drafted early and simply haven't produced for our teams, whether that be because they're running behind a bad offensive line, they're catching passes from a terrible quarterback or they have been hit by the all consuming injury bug (Darren McFadden has all three excuses). Whatever the reason, these guys have well and truly sucked in this fantasy season. So, without further ado, here are the ten biggest fantasy disappointments of 2013 (so far)...*Players placed on IR are excluded from this list.

MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Gordon Hayward's agent indicates he's likely out for the season

Masahiro Tanaka joins Yankees legends with dominant Game 5 start

Willson Contreras admires his work after crushing 491-foot home run

Jeremy Lin to have knee injury evaluated amid ‘tremendous concern’

Bulls' Mirotic out 4-6 weeks, Portis suspended eight games

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Gordon Hayward to undergo surgery Wednesday night

Jim Harbaugh defends quarterbacks from blame for Michigan’s struggles

Gronk: Patriots told not to discuss Super Bowl LI this week

Vikings backup QB: Bridgewater looked normal in return to practice

Carmelo Anthony: Phil Jackson wanted 'to trade me for a bag of chips'

Tampa named official host of Super Bowl LV in 2021

NFL Week 7 Predictions

The 'Can I have a quick sword with you?' quiz

College football 2017 Week 8 predictions

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: Austin Seferian-Jenkins drops a call

Blackhawks get extra depth on defense with newbies Rutta and Forsling

The 'Old faces in new places' quiz

Nikola Jokic: A throwback superstar for the modern era

25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

The 'Sure do hope you have a backup plan in place' quiz

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House looms large over sports world for another week

The 'A butcher, a Baker, a touchdown maker' quiz

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Yardbarker Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

NFL Week 7 Predictions

College football 2017 Week 8 predictions

The 'Can I have a quick sword with you?' quiz

NFL Referee Hotline Bling: Austin Seferian-Jenkins drops a call

Blackhawks get extra depth on defense with Rutta and Forsling

The 'Old faces in new places' quiz

25 questions heading into the 2017-18 NBA season

The 'Sure do hope you have a backup plan in place' quiz

Tale of the Tape: National League Championship Series

Sports & Politics Intersect: White House looms large over sports world for another week

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker