Owners who jumped on trendy Fantasy football picks at the quarterback position like Lamar Jackson and Russell Wilson in 2021 were quickly disappointed. Wilson suffered a fractured finger in Week 5 and finished the season with just 25 touchdown passes, his lowest total since 2016. Jackson was among the biggest Fantasy football busts a season ago, throwing 16 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. His rushing numbers were also down in 2021, when he finished with just two rushing touchdowns. How should you approach both quarterbacks in your 2022 Fantasy football rankings? Which players near the top of your 2022 Fantasy football picks could follow that path this season and become the biggest 2022 Fantasy football busts? Before setting your 2022 Fantasy football draft strategy, be sure to check out the 2022 Fantasy football cheat sheets from the proven computer model at SportsLine.

Last year, the model accurately predicted that Colts running back Jonathan Taylor was being dramatically undervalued. Taylor was being drafted behind running backs like Aaron Jones, Ezekiel Elliott and Austin Ekeler last season but the SportsLine projection model predicted that he'd outproduce all of those backs and be a fixture in your Fantasy football lineups. The result: Taylor led the NFL with 1,811 rushing yards and 18 rushing touchdowns to finish as the overall RB1 in 2021.

The same model has a proven track record providing Fantasy football tips, also identifying A.J. Brown as another sleeper in 2020 and players like Julio Jones and JuJu Smith-Schuster as Fantasy football busts last season. Additionally, it's called past Fantasy football sleepers like Derrick Henry in 2019, Christian McCaffrey and Alvin Kamara in 2018, and Davante Adams in 2017. Anybody who banked on players like those made a run at their league title.

The model is powered by the same people who generated projections for all three major Fantasy sites, and it beat human experts last season when there was a big difference in ranking. The projections update multiple times daily, so you're always getting the best Fantasy football advice.

Now, SportsLine has simulated the entire NFL season 10,000 times and released its latest Fantasy football rankings 2022, along with plenty of sleepers, breakouts and busts. Head to SportsLine now to see them

Top 2022 Fantasy football sleepers

One of the 2022 Fantasy football sleepers the model is predicting: Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins. Minnesota's signal-caller is coming off a solid season in 2021, throwing for 4,221 yards, 33 touchdowns and seven interceptions. Cousins finished last season with the 10th-most Fantasy points per game.

However, Fantasy owners are still sleeping on Cousins heading into the 2022 NFL season. He's been a consistent contributor, passing for at least 4,000 yards and 30 touchdowns in three of his four seasons in Minnesota. He has a plethora of weapons on the offensive side of the ball like Dalvin Cook, Justin Jefferson and Adam Thielen. SportsLine's model believes he's one of the safer QB options if your 2022 Fantasy football strategy includes waiting to draft your signal-caller in the later rounds. See more Fantasy football sleepers 2022 here.

Top 2022 Fantasy football breakouts

The model is also projecting Bills running back James Cook as one of its top 2022 Fantasy football breakouts. The rookie has a high bar to meet, set by his brother Dalvin, but he has already been drawing high marks from his performance during training camp. The Bills' offense runs through quarterback Josh Allen, but Buffalo made Cook a top pick in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft.

How much new offensive coordinator Ken Dorsey will encourage Allen to continue taking bumps as a primary rusher remains to be seen, but Cook has the most three-down back potential of any runner in Dorsey's stable. Cook's explosiveness and ability as a pass-catcher make him the most well-rounded player in the running back room, which is why the model projects he will outplay other platooned backs like Michael Carter, Darrell Henderson and Jamaal Williams this year. See more Fantasy football breakouts 2022 here.

Top 2022 Fantasy football busts

As for players to avoid, the model lists Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf as one of its 2022 Fantasy football busts. While many will hold out hope that Metcalf's ability will supersede the drop-off in quarterback talent with Russell Wilson now in Denver, the underlying numbers from when Wilson was hurt last season don't inspire confidence.

Against Pittsburgh and Jacksonville with Geno Smith at QB, Metcalf's average depth of target was 5.4 yards. In the 14 other games in which Wilson was quarterback, that figure was 13.96. Metcalf managed to score twice against the Jaguars, but only had three touchdowns against divisional opponents overall last year. Wilson played through most of last season with a finger injury and still averaged 6.7 air yards per completed pass, while Smith finished at 5.3. Metcalf is a downfield threat without a downfield passer this season, which is why the model likes others with worse 2022 Fantasy football ADP like Diontae Johnson, D.J. Moore and Jerry Jeudy to have significantly better Fantasy campaigns. See more Fantasy football busts 2022 here.

How to find proven 2022 Fantasy football football rankings

SportsLine is also extremely high on a surprising quarterback you aren't even thinking about being taken in the middle rounds of 2022 Fantasy football drafts. This quarterback is listed as a shocking top-five option ahead of superstars like Patrick Mahomes and Lamar JacksonYou can only see who it is, and the 2022 Fantasy football rankings for every player, at SportsLine.

So which 2022 Fantasy Football sleepers, breakouts and busts should you target and fade? And which QB shocks the NFL with a top-five performance? Visit SportsLine now to get 2022 Fantasy Football cheat sheets for every single position, all from the model that called Jonathan Taylor's huge season, and find out.