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Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby rogdochar » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:50 am

Worth noting :
#1) Tebow not mentioned

#2) Several QBs were listed with their high $ bonuses & their terrible
QB-ratings, some covering 3-4 years. All far below Tim's ratings & stats.

#3) My concluding point is that I remember these players. I was an
attendant NFL media follower throughout their years, yet I recall
none of these fully recognized 'terribles' being media lambasted
during their efforts.

Lamarcus Russell, a QB we all know, over 3 years took $39 million
from Oakland/the NFL. And he hurt the team that paid him. Yet, his
entire career-pursuit time went without personal or professional
attacks from media or teammates, or fellow NFL players, coaches,
or waterboys.

I know it's a rehashing, but there is plenty of league/media in denial
that Tebow is being biasly maltreated... discouraged & dispirited as
no beginner in the past, ever.
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby GatorKen » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:11 am

a link would have been useful....
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Swamp82 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 2:25 am

Yeh well Jamarcus Russell was never arrested in Mobile Al for smoking crack... oh wait never mind.
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby DCflorida » Fri Dec 14, 2012 7:48 am

GatorKen wrote:a link would have been useful....


Rog is just trying to keep us in suspense.
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Gatorbythebay » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:06 am

How about Ryan Leaf? He's gotta be on there.
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby FloridaFanatic22 » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:10 am

Matt Leinart and Reggie? How about Vince Young?
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby WobbleGator » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:12 am

Cam Newton?
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby gatordad » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:13 am

Thanks for the link, pal! Or are you just going to keep us in suspense and then quote the piece without showing it to us?
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby ATXGator » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:37 am

This is the closest article I could find and it was written a year ago.. I wish the OP would put the link to what he saw.

http://bleacherreport.com/articles/9807 ... fl-history
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Gatorbythebay » Fri Dec 14, 2012 10:43 am

FloridaFanatic22 wrote:Matt Leinart and Reggie? How about Vince Young?

Leinart and Young yes. Bush has had some success, too much to be a bust but agreed that he hasn't come close to the hype.
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Alvin York » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:02 am

rogdochar wrote:Worth noting :
#1) Tebow not mentioned

#2) Several QBs were listed with their high $ bonuses & their terrible
QB-ratings, some covering 3-4 years. All far below Tim's ratings & stats.

#3) My concluding point is that I remember these players. I was an
attendant NFL media follower throughout their years, yet I recall
none of these fully recognized 'terribles' being media lambasted
during their efforts.

Lamarcus Russell, a QB we all know, over 3 years took $39 million
from Oakland/the NFL. And he hurt the team that paid him. Yet, his
entire career-pursuit time went without personal or professional
attacks from media or teammates, or fellow NFL players, coaches,
or waterboys.

I know it's a rehashing, but there is plenty of league/media in denial
that Tebow is being biasly maltreated... discouraged & dispirited as
no beginner in the past, ever.


I read that report awhile back but before I ever clicked on the link these 3 names jumped out at me.

Jamarcus Russell / Heath Shuler / Tim Couch

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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby rogdochar » Fri Dec 14, 2012 11:55 am

bleacherreport.com/.../980759-32-worst-first-round-picks-in-nfl-history - Cached Listed as 12/04/2011. Sorry. :embarrassed:
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby DCflorida » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:40 pm

rogdochar wrote:bleacherreport.com/.../980759-32-worst-first-round-picks-in-nfl-history - Cached Listed as 12/04/2011. Sorry. :embarrassed:
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So now we gotta cut and paste it? That's so much better! :lol:

No worries, Rog, we get the gist. Thanks for posting. :D
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby law98gator » Fri Dec 14, 2012 1:48 pm

It think there were 3 Penn Staters listed.
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby oxrageous » Fri Dec 14, 2012 3:52 pm

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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby MatthewM. » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:03 pm

Rogdochar, rogdochar, does whatever a rogdochar does...
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Gatorbythebay » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:03 pm

Peter Warrick :D
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Jabberdave » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:04 pm

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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby Gatorbythebay » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:04 pm

Is this a rogdochar?
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Re: Bleacher Report: 32 Worst 1st Round Draft Busts

Postby WobbleGator » Fri Dec 14, 2012 4:05 pm

Gatorbythebay wrote:Is this a rogdochar?
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I thought that was a snowrayster. :dunno:
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