Who Are the NFL's Biggest Underachievers?

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Who Are the NFL's Biggest Underachievers?
Stephan Savoia/Associated Press

When William Shakespeare wrote, "Oft expectation fails, and most oft there, where most it promises," he could have been talking about any number of would-be NFL stars.

Every year, scouts get enamored with elite measureables and physical traits that certain prospects bring to the table.  Some rookies deliver on their lofty potential, while many others fail to live up to the high expectations. 

There are plenty of NFL players who are still waiting to break out and prove that they're not worthy of the dreaded "bust" label.

Who still has time to right the ship and have a productive career?  Who is running out of sand in the hourglass?  Who will just be another in a long list of gifted athletes who simply couldn't translate to the NFL game?  Let's take a look.


*List only includes players who are currently on an NFL roster.

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