Is Jammal Brown The Latest In a Long-Line Of Saints First-Round Busts?

June 20, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

First-round NFL draft picks are supposed to last more than six years.
First-round left tackles are supposed to be protecting your QB's Blind Side for at least a good, solid decade.
It is one of the elite positions in the National Football League and very few people on this planet possess the skill to play it well and those who do command a lot of money.
Hell, they even made a movie about it! Starring America's sweetheart and New Orleans resident Sandra Bullock, no less.
So, by that standard, is Jammal Brown just another in a long-line of New Orleans Saints' first-rounds busts?
Although there are extenuating circumstances, it's not exactly risky to answer in the affirmative. Given the hefty price the Saints paid, theoretically Browns should still be the Saints starting left tackle for years to come.
As first first-round busts go, George Rogers, Lindsay Scott, Larry Burton, and Shawn Knight come to mind for those of us fortunate enou...

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