The 2011 NFL lockout is over. That means it should be back to somewhat business as usual, and players should be starting offseason workouts.
Since we're already in this lockout mindset though, there are a few guys who should really just stay away. Those unsavory characters we all love to hate, the scrubs, the jerks. We watch their games to laugh at their mistakes, we groan when they perform well.
Here are 10 players who should be kept on the "lockout list" regardless of whether it ends for good or not.
Let's be real. You don't like Antonio Cromartie. I don't care who is reading this. You don't like him. Maybe you're indifferent to him, maybe you don't care; but you definitely do not actually LIKE him.
For a guy who believes he is so incredible, this is one seriously mediocre cornerback. Honestly, he had a stellar game one time against Peyton Manning and suddenly he's the next Ty Law. He talks the most trash on the biggest trash-talking team in the NFL, and is the least able to back it up.
Oh, and who says he wants to "punch Matt Hasselbeck's face in??" That's mature.
Lastly, the guy can't even remember the names of his own children. You'll see above as he struggles to name his various offspring and their ages. If he's going to have 7 kids with different women, he should at least try to keep better track of who is who..
He's got bigger problems to worry about than screwing up an otherwise solid defense. Staying locked out would be good for him. Save Jet fans some booing.
(Note, the voice in the clip is not mine, nor anyone I know)
Did you really think you'd get through the list without seeing Old Man Favre?
The future hall of famer really put the screws to his career image last season. Details aren't necessary, but suffice to say, he should have let it die in the NFC Championship against the Saints. Instead the end was pretty ugly.
He is supposed to be gone for good now, but given his history, nobody can really trust that.
For the sake of the Vikings, their fans, and any attractive female employees of the team, they should really file an injunction against Favre to keep him out of football. It's time to go away Mr Favre. You had a good run.
Jimmy Clausen is Matt Leinart 2.0. That means he will be the third string quarterback on a non-contending team within 3-4 years, if he is even still in the league at all.
Save him the struggle. This self-entitled, second-round bust is a nobody heading nowhere fast, and he seems to think it is everyone else's fault.
Sorry Jimmy, you lost my vote when you held your college signing press conference at the Hall of Fame.
If you were to poll the players around the league on who they want to deck in the face, I'm sure Cortland Finnegan makes 90% of the lists.
He loves getting under his opponent's skin, at least until Andre Johnson beat the stuffing out of his cocky head; which he totally deserved since Johnson is the man.
Either way, Cortland is in the wrong sport; considering the way he plays football, it seems as though hockey might be more his speed
Everyone would be a lot happier if he didn't come back. Especially AFC South wide receivers.
Chad Pennington isn't a bad guy. This is purely for his own safety and health. Chad is like a human house of cards; all it takes is a little touch and he comes crashing down. I don't know what stuff Chad is made out of, but it isn't tough enough for football.
The oft-injured quarterback was on the decline anyway, and hasn't seen significant playing time in quite a while. He tore his ACL recently playing pickup basketball with some buddies. That's how fragile he is.
Sorry Chad, the NFL is no place for a china doll.
I wanted to place DeSean Jackson at number 1, but the fact that he actually has football talent is the only reason I did not. Despite being a disgusting person, he really is one excellent football player.
That being said, he is also the lowest and most classless type of athlete you'll ever see. Every time he does a touchdown dance I just hope to see another player come running up and sucker punch him in the face. His relentless trash talk, stupid gestures and dances make every non-Eagles fan angry.
There is nothing redeeming about this guy unless you wear a dark green jersey on gameday.
Matt Leinart thought being drafted to the NFL meant he could go party with Paris Hilton and get paid to do it. His delusions had him believing he'd play in front of a sold-out crowd all wearing his number, and he wouldn't have to do any work for it.
Well, now he is the Texans' third string quarterback. Or in other words, he wont be playing again anytime soon. Which is exactly what he gets for just assuming that he could be a top-tier quarterback with zero effort.
It's time for him to consider a new career. One where he doesn't suck.
Oh Fat Albert. What CAN'T you say about this greedy overpaid butterball? He is the very definition of a player in it for the money, whose alleged talent vanishes the moment he signs his contract.
Haynesworthless is not only a dirty player who delights in stomping his opponents on the ground, he gives up as soon as things don't go his way, as you can see above.
How can anyone like an idiot who signs a contract for $100 million, but then refuses to play because he doesn't like the 3-4 defense? A useless person in every imaginable way, Haynesworthless should not be allowed to play football ever again.
You may not know who C.C Brown is. That is fine. Most people don't. That tends to happen when you SUCK, which he royally does.
A one-time backup safety for the Giants, he played much of the 2009 season in place of Kenny Philips, and was almost single-handedly responsible for one of the Giants' worst defensive seasons in team history.
Brown and former coordinator Bill Sheridan need to just shack up somewhere and brainstorm how to NOT play defense, which is about the only useful function either of them can provide.
C.C Brown is a walking punch line, the very definition of a scrub; and the funny part is that after his abysmal season with the Giants, he came out and trashed the entire organization to the media after he was cut. Yeah, because everyone really cares what C.C Brown has to say.
He even had the nerve to get angry when he appeared on a "100 worst players of all time" list, saying "F that list and F the people who wrote it too." Classy guy right?
C.C Brown will obliterate his own career in time. It is already speeding past him like a wide receiver he was assigned to cover.
Randy Moss is past his prime. Once he was a fantastic receiver, albeit a total drama queen. Now he is just a drama queen. Randy played for 3 teams in the 2010 season, and poorly for all of them at that.
First, he whined and cried his way out of New England to be with Brett Favre. He wore out his welcome in Minnesota just weeks after arriving: First with his rant about the catered food service (where he made hateful remarks about the restaurant the team always eats from), and then with his tearful salute to his New England teammates after playing them in week 8.
He was then shipped off to Tennessee and did absolutely nothing for the remainder of the season, unless you count whining as doing something.
Randy has played himself out. Nowadays, he just plays for "straight cash homie."