5 Players Not Worth Their Big-Money Contracts

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5 Players Not Worth Their Big-Money Contracts
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Robbery is illegal in the U.S.A., but not the NFL. Just like many Fortune 500 CEOs, there are players getting big bucks without earning their paychecks.

Or for a more local comparison, there's the manager at your job who makes more than you and does less. We all know that guy.

Here are a few quick notes before we get to the people pulling Ponzi schemes on their franchises.

First off, I stayed away from rookie deals under the old CBA. That’s an issue pertaining to a poor economic model and even worse scouting. The difference from the deals included here is, teams were free to strike their own bargains. They weren’t forced to beat last year’s deal for a draftee in the same slot.

Also, you won’t find regular whipping boys Mike Wallace and Percy Harvin here.

Wallace is in a great spot to regain his fantasy-football, golden-boy status with the Miami Dolphins. He’s a good fit with quarterback Ryan Tannehill and the Dolphins offense.

And Harvin will get one medical pass before I completely throw in the towel on him. His ridiculous nine-game stretch in 2012 (62 receptions) grants him just enough leeway to make him a late cut here.

Lastly, I’m not going to dump on Joe Flacco yet. The last time we saw him, he was killing it, and he has earned the right to prove worthy of his deal.

But everyone else is fair game. So click through to find out which five guys are not holding up their end of the deal.

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