Worst NFL Players of All Time

This is a list of some of the worst NFL players to ever step onto the field in any season.

The Top Ten

1 Jamarcus Russell Jamarcus Russell JaMarcus Trenell Russell is a former American football quarterback. He played college football at LSU, where he finished 21–4 as a starter and was named MVP of the 2007 Sugar Bowl.

The worst work ethic I have ever seen. - thomwim

2 Ryan Leaf Ryan Leaf Ryan David Leaf is a former American football player who was a quarterback in the National Football League for four seasons. He was selected as the second overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft after only Peyton Manning. He played for the San Diego Chargers, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Dallas Cowboys, and Seattle ...read more.

The granddaddy of all draft busts, he was bad on the field, and arguably even worst off of it. - thomwim

Best NFL player of all time! Oops...wrong list, sorry.

3 Daunte Culpepper Daunte Culpepper Daunte Rachard Culpepper is a former American football quarterback. He last played for the Sacramento Mountain Lions of the United Football League. V 1 Comment
4 Rusty Lisch

One touchdown versus 11 interceptions in his career. - thomwim

5 Bob Timberlake

He only made one of fifteen field goals in his sole season. - thomwim

6 Johnny Manziel Johnny Manziel Jonathan Paul Manziel is an American professional Canadian football quarterback for the Montreal Alouettes of the Canadian Football League. He was drafted by the NFL's Cleveland Browns with the 22nd overall pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Towards the end of the 2015 season, Manziel endured numerous scandals, ...read more.

College heisman star to a chump

7 Kevin Allen

Said former Eagles head coach Buddy Ryan: "He's a nice big ol' fat kid who could probably go somewhere where they want to stand around and kill the grass. But here, we're going to practice... He looks like a USFL reject." - thomwim

8 Kim McQuilken

He would later become executive vice president of Cartoon Network... long after throwing 4 touchdowns and 29(! ) interceptions. - thomwim

9 Vernon Gholston

This #6 pick never recorded a sack in his short 3-year career. - thomwim

10 Rae Carruth

The Contenders

11 Tony Mandarich
12 Aaron Maybin

A reporter in Buffalo called the former Bills player the worst player in the league because he couldn't even get on the field. - thomwim

13 Limas Sweed
14 Colin Kaepernick Colin Kaepernick Colin Rand Kaepernick (born November 3, 1987) is an American football quarterback who is currently a free agent. Kaepernick played college football at the University of Nevada, where he was named the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Offensive Player of the Year twice. After graduating, he was selected ...read more.

This guy is ridiculous

Doesn't deserve a chance in the NFL or a Nobel prize.

HEY, GREAT IDEA! join Manuel on the tiger cats for all I care...

15 Charles Rogers
16 Akili Smith
17 Russell Erxleben

Yeah, way to waste your first round pick on a punter, New Orleans. - thomwim

18 Brad Culpepper

How is this guy bad

19 Blair Walsh Blair Walsh

3 missed field goals in a game, missed a cheap shot field goal, etc. - AnLSUQB

20 Patrick Mahomes II
21 Brandon Weeden
22 Jared Goff Jared Goff

Lol this list is trash. Guy throws for 3 tds a game

23 Mark Sanchez
24 Nick Foles Nick Foles Nicholas Edward Foles is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He was named MVP of Super Bowl LII.
25 Cliff Avril Cliff Avril Clifford Samuel "Cliff" Avril is an American football defensive end for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
26 Mitch Trubisky
27 Jameis Winston Jameis Winston Jameis L. Winston is an American football quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers of the National Football League.

A complete butt wipe with several legal issues in his history - railfan99

28 Brock Osweiler Brock Osweiler Brock Alan Osweiler is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.

A completely bad QB... But, some people still have faith in him, while some say he sucks...

29 DeShone Kizer
30 Ereck Flowers Ereck Flowers Ereck Flowers is an American football offensive tackle for the New York Giants of the National Football League.
31 Lawrence Phillips Lawrence Phillips
32 Kirk Cousins Kirk Cousins Kirk Cousins is an American football quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League.
33 Russell Wilson Russell Wilson Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.
34 Chris Kluwe Chris Kluwe
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