29-Year-Old Safety – Detroit Lions
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
There was no outlook written for Rafael Bush in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Rafael Bush Contract Information:
Signed a one-year, $2.4 million deal with the Lions in March 2016.
Bush will compete with Tavon Wilson for the Lions' starting job at strong safety this offseason, Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports.
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Rafael Bush: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
Exclusive Fantasy Analysis (FREE PREVIEW)Bush's season is over, though it's unclear who the Saints will turn to as an immediate replacement. Pierre Warren -- who was signed off the Vikings' practice squad Tuesday -- is one potential candidate.
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Rafael Bush.
Bush made 55 tackles (44 solo) in 10 games in 2014 before suffering a season-ending tibia fracture in November. A potential salary-cap casualty this offseason, he re-signed with the Saints on a two-year deal, though Bush will likely sit third on the team's safety depth chart, behind likely starters Jairius Byrd and Kenny Vaccaro. For fantasy purposes, Bush would probably be best served by moving on, as he has shown that he's capable of posting fantasy-relevant numbers in a starting role. Absent an injury to Byrd or Vaccaro, however, his IDP value is minimal.
Bush, who made 42 tackle sin 13 games in 2013, will back up Kenny Vaccaro and Jairus Byrd at safety for the Saints. He will also contribute on special teams.
Bush will play on special teams and as a reserve safety for the Saints.
Will provide depth in the defensive backfield.
Bush will back up William Moore at strong safety this season.
Could see time on special teams but is buried on the depth chart.