Phillips couldn't outrun off-the-field troubles

From Ryan Leaf to Michael Westbrook,, ESPN.com ranks the top 50 draft busts.

Updated: April 18, 2008, 12:19 PM ET

Every year, players enter the NFL draft who are expected to be the next big thing. They're projected as top-10 picks; their scouting reports are flawless; and they are supposed to change the way their position is played.

But for every player who comes in, makes an immediate impact and becomes a perennial Pro Bowler, there are those who struggle to find their way and are out of the league in no time.

Here is ESPN.com's ranking of the top 50 busts in NFL draft history. ...

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