Every year, a handful of players taken in the first round turn out to be busts. It’s a disappointing trend in the NFL, but it’s the harsh reality teams and players have to face. There are a number of guys taken in recent drafts who are on the verge of becoming draft busts. Whether it’s due to injury, poor play or both, these players are trending in the wrong direction.
There’s still time for each of them to turn around their careers, but it’ll take a lot for them to avoid the daunting “bust” label in the near future.