It's a trend we see every year: big-name players who most likely won you a championship in years past, get drafted way too early and barely have anything left today.
Well, let me help you sift through all this rubbish and shine light on 10 former fantasy studs that probably won't put up those elite numbers for you this season.
These guys have definitely lost a step. Whether it was lost last season and it's only going to continue regressing this year, or if I'm predicting it will begin to happen this season, the step is just not there any more.
Let me also be clear that I wouldn't mind most of these guys on my fantasy roster this year. Most of these players will end up being serviceable fantasy assets in 2012, but just not for the value you'd get them in the draft.
Here are 10 old geezers that have lost a step heading in to the 2012 NFL season.