2009 NFL Draft: Who’ll Be the Biggest Bust?

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Published: March 10, 2009

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... the Super Bowl, nor is it opening day. 

It's the NFL Draft. 

Every year, I take a look at the draft class and pick who I think will succeed most and who will be the biggest bust. 

We'll start in 2005.  Alex Smith was selected number-one overall by the lowly 49ers.  I laughed about this for days, weeks, and months, thinking that this was the bust of the decade. 

I still find myself laughing from time to time. 

He has been injured quite a bit, but when he's healthy, he can barely complete 54 percent of his passes and has thrown an awful 31 interceptions compared to only 19 touchdowns.

Carlos Rogers, one of my favorite players in the draft, was selected ninth.  He doesn't get seven interceptions a season, but he is one of the top shutdown corners in the league.

In 2006, I picked Mario Williams to have the best NFL career and Vince Young/Reggie Bush to have the worst.  Well, Williams took a li...

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