Some guys get all the breaks.
Take Johnny Depp for example. He has that devilish smile with his good looks and full head of hair. Makes you want to break his nose.
Or Bill Gates. You know that you can beat him up, but he's rich enough to get someone else to beat you up for him
However, there are other NFL players who happen to be in the right place at the right time. They might have talent, but they've also landed in a system that maximizes the talent that they have.
For them, it's nice to be good, but it's better to be lucky.