The 5 Biggest NFL Draft Day Blunders in Recent History

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The 5 Biggest NFL Draft Day Blunders in Recent History
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You've probably read enough of the annual NFL draft bust lists, but blunders are a combination of bad picks and missed opportunities. I could give you a list of 50 mistakes made on draft day, but there are really only five that stand out in my mind.

There were several players selected in the first-round in the modern era who absolutely bombed in the NFL. Whether it was poor performances on gameday or poor choices off the field. They had no business playing professional football.

Then there were the missed opportunities that some fans are still disgruntled with. Teams allowed future stars to slide down the draft board without realizing the consequences.

Here are the five biggest draft day blunders in recent NFL history.

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