In sports, perhaps the worst thing that can be said about a team, a coach or a player is that they panicked.
The word itself conjures up the image of fear, or nerves or uneasiness—three things no team wants to admit to when so much is on the line.
But panic certainly does creep into sports teams and throughout NFL history (especially recent NFL history) teams have succumbed to the ugly "p-word."
And while panic has created bad moves in all phases of the sport—such as on the field decisions or the firing of head coaches—the worst such instances come via player personnel.
Whether it's free agency, trades or cuts, these are the 10 worst cases of front office roster panic.