Any time a team with consistent Super Bowl expectations like the Green Bay Packers fails to get to the big game, there usually are a handful of players (at least) that fail to meet expectations.
The Packers had their fair share this year. Players who had previously had great seasons experienced a drop-off and some whom many hoped would contribute just didn't have the impact expected. Some of these are surprising; some are not. The Packers saw their record fall from 15-1 in 2011 to 11-5 in 2012. Injuries played a role, but so did some failed expectations on some players.
Here are the five most disappointing players who did not meet the expectations that were placed on them for 2012.