In case you can’t tell from watching on TV, playing in the NFL isn’t easy. That’s why the average length of an NFL career is just over three years. Just because a team took a chance on a player by drafting him doesn’t mean it’s going to work out, even if they used a pick in the early rounds.
If a player isn’t up to snuff, it usually doesn’t take long for the league to chew him up and spit him out. In fact, you’d be surprised how quickly you can pinpoint a potential bust. To be fair, there’s a chance we’re wrong, but here are 20 players drafted in the last few years who already look like busts.