Most disappointing player at each position in fantasy football through first half of 2023 season

We are already halfway through the 2023 NFL season and we have seen a lot of great performances as well as some pretty big disappointments. At this stage of the fantasy football season, you likely know whether you have a contending team or one that will be playing in the consolation bracket. If it's the latter, perhaps you put too much stock in one of the players below.

Nov 5, 2023; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA;  New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) throws
Nov 5, 2023; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones (10) throws / Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
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Miles Sanders, Carolina Panthers
Sep 24, 2023; Seattle, Washington, USA; Carolina Panthers running back Miles Sanders (6) stiff-arms / Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Running Back: Miles Sanders, Carolina Panthers

This offseason, Miles Sanders left the NFC champion Philadelphia Eagles, one of the best rushing teams in the league, to sign a four-year, $25.4 million deal with the Carolina Panthers. He got paid, but your fantasy teams got punished.

Sanders has not been good with Carolina and fantasy owners likely wish he would have stayed in Philly. This season, he has carried the ball 69 times for 229 yards (a 3.3-yard average) and he has just one touchdown. He hasn't been much better in the passing game, catching 18 passes for 103 yards.

In addition to that, he has lost the starting job to Chuba Hubbard. Sanders had 18 carries for 72 yards in Week 1. In the Panthers' last three games, he has had a total of 15 carries for 71 yards.

Redraft outlook: Unless you are in a really deep league, Sanders is almost droppable right now. Owners will likely hold onto him for the name value, but you likely won't be starting him again this season.

Dynasty outlook: If you have Sanders on your dynasty team, all you can really do is hold and hope things improve, though that probably won't be this season. He is still only 26 years old, but the Panthers are a bad football team and Sanders is currently not a good fit there. At the same time, you won't get good value by trying to move him, so he's going to occupy a roster spot for now.