It happens to everyone. Whether it be age, injury, or circumstance, every pro athlete eventually sees a decline from his or her usual production.
We saw it last year with running back LaDainian Tomlinson. Tomlinson, a future hall-of-famer, had what was easily his worst season despite scoring 12 touchdowns.
It appears age has caught up to the former MVP, who at age 30, is over the hill for an NFL running back. He no longer has the burst and elusiveness that allowed him to pile up eight straight seasons with over 1,100 yards.
Here are seven players who are destined to experience a decline in production in 2010.