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Old 01-30-2015, 06:31 PM
 
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I used to be a cardinals fan so I have a lot to choose from.

I'll go Wendell Bryant 1, Levi Brown 2, and Bryant Johnson 3.
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Old 01-30-2015, 07:18 PM
 
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Chiefs....Todd Blackledge. Most disappointing.
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Old 01-30-2015, 09:48 PM
 
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Fair enough regarding their low pay.

IMO this thread is really about biggest busts/disappointments, not really worst player, because that would most likely be someone no one ever heard of.
The criteria is open for each persons own interpretation.

Certainly most will remember bust, and yeah, you want even know the guy that didn't even make it off the practice squad.

There are some players though, who were pretty bad and for some reason continued to see playing time. At the same time, these players may not be big busts in terms of what a team traded for to get them or draft pick used on the player. Watson fits that mold.
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Old 01-30-2015, 09:53 PM
 
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Well in that case, let's go with Ravens - every replacement for Jimmy Smith the past 11 games.
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Old 01-31-2015, 07:49 AM
 
Location: God's Country
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Akili Smith -- Bengals
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Old 02-01-2015, 11:45 AM
 
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Johnathan Sullivan/Russell Erxelben -- Saints
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Old 02-01-2015, 03:37 PM
 
Location: Tampa (by way of Omaha)
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I can match that one my friend----Daryl Gardner!

High draft choice with Miami, played several seasons with them. Then signed for a one year deal with the Redskins, waiting for a big payday. Denver got him one. Signed him for 7 years and 34.8 million dollars with a 11 million dollar bonus. Fast forward to July-----

Got into a fight at 3 in the morning at a International House of Pancakes parking lot in Aurora. Duh.

Wound up breaking his wrist and missed training camp because of injury. Duh.

Had a setback in the preseason with the wrist and didn't start any preseason games, finally starting in week three. Duh.

Was in Shanahan's doghouse from then on as he got on one of the sport talk stations in Denver and ripped the assistant coaches because of their defensive schemes that he didn't like. Later he ripped Shanahan himself on a different talk station. Duh.

Deactivated for the last few weeks of the season reportedly by the Rocky Mountain News for an undisclosed football illness, got his release Duh.

Told a Denver Post reporter "I'll be back in the league with a team who knows my talents." Duh.

He was out of the league by the next year-2004.

Brutal.
Completely forgot about him. Yeah, at least Carter gave us some production, including a pretty crucial interception at home against Oakland during Monday Night Football. Gardener only appeared in a few games for Denver and had no impact.

Also, wasn't it Gardener that called Mike Shanahan the "little man upstairs" or something to that effect?
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Old 02-01-2015, 03:40 PM
 
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Completely forgot about him. Yeah, at least Carter gave us some production, including a pretty crucial interception at home against Oakland during Monday Night Football. Gardener only appeared in a few games for Denver and had no impact.

Also, wasn't it Gardener that called Mike Shanahan the "little man upstairs" or something to that effect?
Heh, yea, that's the guy!
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Old 02-01-2015, 04:36 PM
 
Location: Aurora, CO
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I can match that one my friend----Daryl Gardner!

High draft choice with Miami, played several seasons with them. Then signed for a one year deal with the Redskins, waiting for a big payday. Denver got him one. Signed him for 7 years and 34.8 million dollars with a 11 million dollar bonus. Fast forward to July-----

Got into a fight at 3 in the morning at a International House of Pancakes parking lot in Aurora. Duh.

Wound up breaking his wrist and missed training camp because of injury. Duh.

Had a setback in the preseason with the wrist and didn't start any preseason games, finally starting in week three. Duh.

Was in Shanahan's doghouse from then on as he got on one of the sport talk stations in Denver and ripped the assistant coaches because of their defensive schemes that he didn't like. Later he ripped Shanahan himself on a different talk station. Duh.

Deactivated for the last few weeks of the season reportedly by the Rocky Mountain News for an undisclosed football illness, got his release Duh.

Told a Denver Post reporter "I'll be back in the league with a team who knows my talents." Duh.

He was out of the league by the next year-2004.

Brutal.
Forgot about Gardener. Quality individual.
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Old 02-01-2015, 09:57 PM
 
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Too many come and go too quickly to make that decision for me. I think many times the biggest disappointment is top college QB taking a high draft choice that just do not pan-out as pro. Pros are a huge jump in many position over others.
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