The 10 Most Disastrous NFL Moves of the Decade

February 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

In the wake of the first Super Bowl win by the New Orleans Saints, a team that had long wallowed in less than mediocrity, I started thinking about the worst NFL moves in the past 10 years.
For example, the San Diego Chargers allowed both quarterback Drew Brees and running back Michael Turner to leave via free agency while receiving nothing in exchange.
10) Houston Texans select David Carr with first overall pick of 2002 NFL Draft
Though Houston now appears to have a bright future, the Carr pick was disastrous for the upstart franchise. 
Not only that, but the Texans also opted to have extra picks in each round of the 2002 and 2003 NFL drafts, and squandered many of them.
9) New York Jets acquire Brett Favre and release Chad Pennington in 2008
Fortunately for the Jets, Pennington is likely already done in Miami.  However, Pennington led the Dolphins from 1-15 in 2007 to a division championship in 2008.
8)  Buffalo Bills acqu...

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