The Family had lived in the Hall for generations and they were answerable to no one in the village. Thus throughout the duration of the Plague, nothing really had been heard of them.
People always believe that if a player has a great season one year, he will have to do just as good if not better the next. It makes sense, but it is not always the case.
The NFL is a fast moving environment. Superstars emerge and fade all the time. Eventually some players are forgotten. There are a few players who were good for a short while and disappeared so quickly, that we cannot help but remember them.
They made a ton of noise in the game and then went completely silent for the rest of their careers. We are always left scratching our heads after this, asking ourselves how something like that could happen.
However, mostly we sit and wonder what could have been. Some of these players burn out due to injury. However, some just never live up to their expectations. They go as quickly as they came and leave us with nothing more than a fleeting memory.
These are the most memorable from that group of players.
Unfortunately, they are remembered for why they were never any good after taking the league by storm. He made one of the most memorable plays in Super Bowl history. The Giants needed to convert a first down in order to have any chance of beating the then undefeated Patriots.
The play kept the drive alive and the Giants ended up winning the game It was his shining moment. The reason Tyree is at the bottom of this list though is that he was never any good.
If it was not for that play nobody would know who he is.
He ended up retiring from a seven-year career with receiving yards and four touchdowns. He was drafted third overall by the Tennessee Titans in and won the Rookie of the Year Award that season.
He was a Pro Bowler and set the record for the most rushing yards by a rookie quarterback. Unfortunately, his early success gave him a big head.
He ended up getting benched early in the season for breaking team rules. This started a long running dispute with head coach Jeff Fisher. The disagreements led to his dismissal from the team.
He was never a starting quarterback again. Every once in a while, you will hear he is trying out for a new team, but he has never made the cut.
Boston was coming off a 1, receiving yard season with the Arizona Cardinals when he signed with the Chargers in He never lived up to the expectations. In he was suspended for the first four games for failing a drug test and ended up missing the whole season due to injury.
He was released by the Chargers and picked up by the Dolphins who would release him the following year. Inhe was signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers who cut him shortly after he got arrested for driving under the influence. Smith played running back for the Washington Redskins from to In his first season he set a Super Bowl record for rushing for yards.
His performance allowed the Redskins to beat the Denver Broncos He had some very high expectations going into the next year. Instead his career was plagued by injuries and drug abuse.Find industry contacts & talent representation.
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