Top Ten NFL Draft Busts

zach mccoyContributor IIAugust 2, 2009

Top Ten NFL Draft Busts

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    24 Sep 2000:  Ryan Leaf #16 of the San Diego Chargers gets ready to pass the ball during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at Qualcomm Stadium in San Diego, California. The Seahawks defeated the Chargers 20-12.Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn  /Allsport

10. Rick Mirer

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    10 Dec 1995:  Quarterback Rick Mirer #3 of the Seattle Seahawks drops back to throw downfield during their game against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium in Denver, Colorado. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 31-27. Mandatory Credit:  Al Bello/Allsp

9. Tim Couch

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    TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 13:  Quarterback Tim Couch #2 of the Cleveland Browns looks to pass during the NFL game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on October 13, 2002 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida.  The Buccaneers won 17-3. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Get

8. Curtis Enis

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    1 Oct 2000: Curtis Enis #44 of the Chicago Bears carries the ball up the field during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Bears defeated the Packers 27-24.Mandatory Credit: Jonathan Daniel  /Allsport

7. Jeff George

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    1 Nov 1992:  Quarterback Jeff George of the Indianapolis Colts throws the ball during a game against the San Diego Chargers at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Indiana.  The Chargers won the game, 26-0. Mandatory Credit: Gary Newkirk  /Allsport

6. Ki-Jana Carter

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    15 Sep 1996:  Running back Ki-Jana Carter of the Cincinnati Bengals carries the football during the Bengals 30-15 victory over the New Orleans Saints at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio. Mandatory Credit: Andy Lyons  /Allsport

5. Lawrence Phillips

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    8 Sep 1996:  Running back Lawrence Phillips #21 of the St. Louis Rams picks up quarterback Tony Banks after being hit hard after the play during the Rams 34-0 loss to the San Francisco 49ers at 3Com Park in San Francisco, California. Mandatory Credit: Jed

4. Akili Smith

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    10 Oct 1999: Akili Smith #11 of the Cincinnati Bengals gets ready to pass the ball during the game against the Cleveland Browns at the Cleveland Stadium in Cleveland, Ohio. The Bengals defeated the Browns 18-17. Mandatory Credit: Al Bello  /Allsport

3. Heath Shuler

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    4 Sep 1994:  Quarterback Heath Shuler of the Washington Redskins passes the ball during a game against the Seattle Seahawks at RFK Stadium in Washington, D. C.  The Seahawks won the game, 28-7. Mandatory Credit: Doug Pensinger  /Allsport

2. Tony Mandarich

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    24 Sep 1989:  Offensive lineman Tony Mandarich of the Green Bay Packers in action during a game against the Los Angeles Rams at Anaheim Stadium in Anaheim, California.  The Rams won the game, 41-38. Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell  /Allsport

1. Ryan Leaf

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    11 Oct 1998: Ryan Leaf #16 of the San Diego Chargers is sacked after hiking the ball during the game against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland Coliseum in Oakland, California.The Raiders defeated the Chargers 7-6. Mandatory Credit: David Taylor  /Allsport