Many of the lists of busts that appear on the internet concentrate on recent disasters because the authors’ memories are short, and they are also based on reputation rather than any objective measurements.
The following list of the biggest quarterback busts since 1970 is based on a combination of draft position, productivity, and the harm the player did to his team.
So what makes a NFL player a bust? By definition, a bust is someone who spectacularly fails to meet high expectations.
Because the highest expectations are placed upon first round draft picks, only first round picks need apply for this list. Most of the dogs in this show were selected in the top ten overall.