NFL's One and Done: Top 10 One-Hit Wonders Over the Last Five Seasons

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NFL's One and Done: Top 10 One-Hit Wonders Over the Last Five Seasons
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The average NFL career only lasts 3.3 years. You're going to have your players like Peyton Manning who have long successful careers, and then you'll have guys who don't even get to see a down in the league.

Then there are players who seem like they are going to have a long succesful career in the NFL, for a short period of time. Players that show so much promise for one season, then just never able to find the same success as they did in that memorable season. These players are called one hit wonders.

There have been many notable players like this in the history of the NFL. Ickey Woods for one, a running back for the Bengals who rushed for 15 touchdowns in his rookie season and helped lead the Bengals to Super Bowl XXIII. An Injury forced him on the sideline for 13 months and never was able to play like he did before.

Joining him is a list of the most extraordinary scrubs from the last five years that could only put in one good season. Sometimes injury caused this, sometimes it was a new star that took their job or with some players it just can't be explained.

So here are the top 10 one hit wonders of the NFL from the last five seasons.

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