The Elimination Chamber is much like a mini Royal Rumble.
Like the Rumble, much can be discerned about a Superstar's place in the WWE hierarchy by how long they stay in the Chamber, what kind of innovative spots they are a part of and whether or not they even have a chance of winning.
In any given Chamber, there are one to two wrestlers favored to win, one dark horse and around three sacrificial lambs.
This list is for the lambs.
Some of the worst performances in Elimination Chamber history are predicated on time spent in the Chamber, negative crowd reaction and minimal contribution to the match itself.
This is a gimmick that has literally seen the highest of highs—with wrestlers such as John Morrison scaling the intimidating structure for an aerial stunt—to lighting-quick eliminations approved by hostile fans.
This annual event is the final pay-per-view before WrestleMania; therefore, its is important that upper-echelon stars are protected. The cage match serves many purposes, from setting up WrestleMania feuds to keeping talent strong through impressive performances.
Oftentimes, those who are known to underperform in the Elimination Chamber have a long way to go in WWE's pecking order and are farther away from a world title than their 1-6 odds indicate.