Fantasy football draft sleepers, busts, breakouts for 2021

Joe Burrow tossed 13 touchdowns and ran for three more in 10 games as a rookie. Ian Johnson/Icon Sportswire

As we enter into the heart of fantasy football draft season, the ESPN Fantasy Football experts are here to bring you their latest sleepers, busts and breakout players for the 2021 campaign, as defined here:

  • Sleeper: A player who is being overlooked and will outperform their average draft position (ADP) in 2021.

  • Bust: A player who is highly regarded and will underperform their ADP in 2021.

  • Breakout: A player (rookies included) who will rise up with career-best numbers in 2021 and make a huge impact.

Our panel is composed of the following ESPN Fantasy writers and editors: Stephania Bell, Matthew Berry, Matt Bowen, Tom Carpenter, Mike Clay, Tristan H. Cockcroft, Daniel Dopp, Eric Karabell, Keith Lipscomb, Jim McCormick, Field Yates, Kyle Soppe and Joe Kaiser.