As both fantasy owners and fans can attest, the 2011 NFL regular season was both exciting and strange all in the same breath.
Following an offseason shortened by lockout, injuries were at an all-time high and some of the game’s best turned in surprising sub-par performances.
A former rushing champ nearly lost his starting role while the Madden ’12 cover boy actually did. A former Super Bowl MVP saw himself relegated to his team’s fourth option and two top-three finishers in receiving yards last season have hardly eclipsed half of their 2010 yard totals with two games left to play.
For the following list of 10 players, 2011 has not been so forgiving. For some, this marks the end of a road, while for others, it's just a speed bump.