8 Biggest NFL Free Agent Busts

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7. Larry Brown (CB Oakland Raiders 1996)

Larry Brown is the proof that just because an athlete performs well in the Super Bowl doesn’t mean that player is destined for continued success. Larry Brown was the Super Bowl MVP for the Cowboys in 1995, but he wasn’t a superstar before that game. Al Davis and the Raiders then did what Al Davis and the Raiders loved to do – make a bad decision. They signed Brown to a 5-year, $12.5 million deal. That doesn’t seem like much money nowadays, but it was in 1996. Brown’s short Raiders career was a complete disaster.

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