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Biggest NFL Draft Busts of the Past 10 Years: NFL Draft 365

When it comes to NFL draft busts, the usual names come up like Ryan Leaf, Tony Mandarich, Ki-Jana Carter or the “Boz”. If you look at worst years for draft busts, there’s no doubt 1999 was “Not the Year of the QB’. Tim Couch got the ball rolling as he was the number one overall pick by the Cleveland Browns. Also available in the first round for the Browns in ‘99 was Donovan McNabb, Edgerin James, Torry Holt and Champ Bailey.
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Oakland Raiders: When Bubbles Burst, It's Like an NFL Bust

American Football / NFL : Bleacher Report - NFL (5 years ago)

The history books will record the fact that JaMarcus Russell's bust is one of the biggest in NFL history. In the "Hall of NFL Busts," there are several players: Ryan Leaf Ki-Jana Carter Akili Smith Tony Mandarich Charles Rogers Heat... Read Post

Boom or Bust: Sifting Through the 2010 NFL Draft

American Football / NFL : Bleacher Report - NFL (5 years ago)

Bust. The word gets thrown around a lot come draft time. Memories of Ryan Leaf and Tony Mandarich come back and haunt the dreams of NFL General Managers. Every team hopes to avoid drafting a “bust”—but if we have learned anything fr... Read Post

NFL Draft 2011: The 5 Most Likely Players Who Could Turn into Busts

American Football / NFL : Bleacher Report - NFL (4 years ago)

Jamarcus Russell, Tim Couch, Akili Smith, Ryan Leaf, Tony Mandarich, and Brian Bosworth have what in common? There all players who selected relatively high in the NFL draft and had there careers go absolutely no where. A lot of thes... Read Post

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