If fantasy football owners had the foresight to avoid drafting the likes of Ray Rice, Trent Richardson and C.J. Spiller this past year, well, they would have been better served for sustained success. While it may be hard to pass up on drafting Chris Johnson or Arian Foster this coming year, there are certain mitigating factors that lead us to believe they may be headed toward "Bustville" this season.
Sure, the power of hindsight is 20/20 in regards to the seasons Rice, Richardson and Spiller had, but you can always look at a bevy of factors when determining whether a player might either break down or head for a reduced role.
In this slideshow will be eight players (listed alphabetically) you may want to stay clear of in 2014 because of of either injury concerns, their age or uncertainty regarding their role.