Kenny Britt tore his right ACL and MCL last September, and had reconstructive surgery on Oct. 7. His season was over before it could even get started, but with the injury happening so early into the 2011 season, fans were optimistic he would be bounce back for 2012.
If Darren McFadden hadn't suffered a Lisfranc sprain in his right foot week 7 of last year, he would have had a chance to crack 2,000 all-purpose yards. McFadden was also on pace to punch in 14 touchdowns for the silver and black.
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Skill position players dominate this version of Would’a Should’a Could’a. Three quarterbacks, a running back, and three wide receivers are included in this weeks' NFL Draft busts. Like usual, injuries, drugs and high expectations took down most of this group of eight first round busts.
Mid-game praying? Charitable acts? CELEBACY? I must be talking about the Pope’s recent trip to Mexico. Definitely not one of the most popular NFL quarterbacks in the league. In fact it is the New York Jets Tim Tebow, the most talked about passer in the New York area. He is not even their starter however, he is backing up the much maligned, much talked about, and much more photographed former USC Trojan, Mark Sanchez.
In the second installment of the NFL Draft Bust series, I focus on the AFC and NFC South divisions. Similar to the installment before, the reasons for each man’s bust status is varied. Unfortunately, this group had more tragedy and prison time associated with it than the East.