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Champagne Powder
11-16-2010, 02:23 PM
Broncos on the list:
97: Bucky Dilts
91: Kit Lathrop
89: Frank Tripucka
67: Norris Weese
57: Matt Robinson
35: Sammie Smith
8. Ted Gregory

http://deadspin.com/5690535/the-bottom-100-the-worst-players-in-nfl-history-part-1 100-51

http://deadspin.com/5690560/the-bottom-100-the-worst-players-in-nfl-history-part-2 50-1

bfoflcommish
11-16-2010, 02:24 PM
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Smiling Assassin27
11-16-2010, 02:41 PM
Eric McMillan was a 2 time pro bowler. NO way you can justify him as one of the worst 100. Great read with some groovy names from the past. Nice find.

ColoradoDarin
11-16-2010, 02:58 PM
Tripucka? Really? The first QB to throw for 3,000 yards? Was an AFL all star in 1962.

Kaylore
11-16-2010, 03:11 PM
Tripucka? Really? The first QB to throw for 3,000 yards? Was an AFL all star in 1962.

Yeah I don't get where they were getting that. How is he on here and Steve Tensi isn't?

Doggcow
11-16-2010, 03:12 PM
Shennanigans, Nate Jones isn't on the list.

serious hops
11-16-2010, 03:15 PM
Shennanigans, Nate Jones isn't on the list.

I would've gone with Maroney.

gunns
11-16-2010, 03:50 PM
I would've gone with Maroney.

Me too. Glad to see Ted Gregory so high. Bleh

chadta
11-16-2010, 03:58 PM
Shennanigans, Nate Webster isn't on the list.

fixed it for ya

gunns
11-16-2010, 04:01 PM
I didn't see that kid who Oakland drafted at QB. Can't remember his name...Todd the druggie

BroncoLifer
11-16-2010, 04:07 PM
What was Norris Weese's crime? Taking over from Morton and leading the first Super Bowl touchdown drive in Broncos history?

misturanderson
11-16-2010, 04:14 PM
Jarvis Moss?

Broncos_OTM
11-16-2010, 04:27 PM
Ted gregory was a draft bust i fail to see how he could be a failure like this if je never seen the foeld

DomCasual
11-16-2010, 04:29 PM
The picture they have of Ted Gregory is, well, not Ted Gregory.

DomCasual
11-16-2010, 04:31 PM
The picture they have of Ted Gregory is, well, not Ted Gregory.

Pretty funny. A quick Google search turns up this (http://www.udel.edu/PR/UDaily/2008/feb/gregory020808.html) - a Ted Gregory that played for the University of Delaware - 20 years before the Broncos drafted a crappier (and as I recall, a whiter) Ted Gregory out of Syracuse.

Bronco Boy
11-16-2010, 05:14 PM
Where's Boss Bailey?

WolfpackGuy
11-16-2010, 05:39 PM
All sorts of fail on the Ted Gregory pick.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ted_Gregory

Traded before camp was over, and they didn't even meet with him before the draft?

Supposedly, that was standard procedure for the Broncos back then.

What the hell?

LOL

briane
11-16-2010, 06:01 PM
Maurice Clarett?

Bronkota
11-16-2010, 07:02 PM
Tripucka? Really? The first QB to throw for 3,000 yards? Was an AFL all star in 1962.

A Bronco Ring of Famer that is one of 3 to have jersey # retired. List is a joke.

serious hops
11-16-2010, 07:12 PM
Where's Boss Bailey?

Getting his knee scoped somewhere.

epicSocialism4tw
11-16-2010, 07:19 PM
Maurice Clarett?

I had the same thought.

Paul Toviessi and George Foster could make that list.

TDmvp
11-16-2010, 07:33 PM
I didn't see that kid who Oakland drafted at QB. Can't remember his name...Todd the druggie

Todd Marinovich ?

NFLBRONCO
11-16-2010, 08:55 PM
marcus nash

misturanderson
11-16-2010, 10:29 PM
Maurice Clarett?

Pretty sure you have to make it into at least one preseason game to be considered.

Caveat Lector
11-17-2010, 01:31 AM
Marquand Manuel?

Hogan11
11-17-2010, 09:29 AM
Todd Marinovich ?

Better known as Todd Marijuanovich

Hogan11
11-17-2010, 09:31 AM
What was Norris Weese's crime? Taking over from Morton and leading the first Super Bowl touchdown drive in Broncos history?

Weese blew his wad in the WFL. He may have never panned out in Denver, but he was far from one of the worst NFL players in history.

SJ Bronco
11-17-2010, 11:54 AM
Jim Drunkenmiller.

They were far too kind to JFat, and why none of the MANY raider WR of the 90's? I call shinnanigans on the lack of raiders. They sucked for far too long and had way too many draft busts to only be there once.

SJ Bronco
11-17-2010, 11:55 AM
Why isn't Matt Linert on there?

bendog
11-17-2010, 02:15 PM
The list wasn't drawn up with being a bronco fan. Tripuka had lots of college press when he was at Notre Dame, and then failed magnificently in the NFL and go onto Canada for years, then come back to "star" with the team with striped socks when the AFL really was a joke compared the caliber of play in the NFL. He was an epic fail for Notre Dame fans of my father's generation.

I don't recall Norris Weese being termed as the replacement for an aging Morton. My recollection is more a ... he's the guy there, and lack of better alternative. He didn't have an arm, but he was mobil so he was a change of pace kinda player. Maybe the reasoning was he followed one of the great college qbs, archie manning, and then replaced the guy who started for two different teams in two different conferences in superbowls, and actually lost one to his former team. But Tripuka was a big name coming out of college, while Weese was pretty much just a guy. Sorta harsh.

MOCRUSH
11-17-2010, 02:22 PM
Is it just me or does Penn State own this list? Thanks Joe Pa.

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 02:42 PM
19. David Shula; kick returner; Colts; 1981: A triple threat Shula was a bad offensive coordinator with the Cowboys in the early '90s; a failed head coach with the Bengals from 1992-96; and, as a rookie out of Dartmouth in '81, an excruciatingly slow kick returner. Boasting 5.0 speed, Shula averaged five yards on 10 punt returns and 16 yards on five kickoff returns.

LOL!

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 02:44 PM
http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/deadspin/2010/11/08-ted_gregory_01.jpg

LMAO! Thats not Ted Gregory

HILife
11-17-2010, 02:49 PM
fixed it for ya

Did anybody figure out the count on how many times he lost his helmet in a season?

bendog
11-17-2010, 02:54 PM
I thought the R66v6s' quote was "his hands are so small....." It was an epic fail, made more painful because R66v6s ran off the scouting personnel ralston and fred geherke brought in.

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 03:01 PM
http://www.nfl.com/players/tedgregory/profile?id=GRE792318

awesome stat line....anyone know who he sacked?? (total embarass)

DomCasual
11-17-2010, 03:11 PM
Trivia question. Without looking it up, does anyone know how Ted Gregory ended up in New Orleans? Who was he traded for?

DomCasual
11-17-2010, 03:12 PM
http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/deadspin/2010/11/08-ted_gregory_01.jpg

LMAO! Thats not Ted Gregory

Actually, it is. Wrong-o, Asian Boy!

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 03:16 PM
http://www.nydailynews.com/archives/sports/1998/04/12/1998-04-12_glory_days_to_ugly_daze.html

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 03:17 PM
Actually, it is. Wrong-o, Asian Boy!

Ha!

maybe it's Shawn Knight? ;)

Old Dude
11-17-2010, 03:19 PM
Trivia question. Without looking it up, does anyone know how Ted Gregory ended up in New Orleans? Who was he traded for?


New Orleans had also spent a pick on a defensive lineman who was busting like mad. So, as I recall, we basically traded our mistake for theirs and then both guys were quietly cut not long after. Somehow, it didn't hurt quite as much cutting someone else's first round mistake.

Edit: I believe the guy's name was Shawn Knight (out of BYU) a Saints bust from the 1987 draft.

DomCasual
11-17-2010, 03:19 PM
Ha!

maybe it's Shawn Knight? ;)

Yep. I was a BYU freshman, right about that time. I had hight Shawn Knight hopes - I think he had been drafter about tenth overall. He turned out to be about as good as Ted Gregory. :)

bendog
11-17-2010, 03:22 PM
maybe it was don latimore who had small hands.....

harsh life for gregory.

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 03:23 PM
FYI, he sacked John Elway

DomCasual
11-17-2010, 03:24 PM
http://www.nfl.com/players/tedgregory/profile?id=GRE792318

awesome stat line....anyone know who he sacked?? (total embarass)

How ironic! Now THAT'S something I didn't see coming!

His blip-on-the-screen career consisted of one fleeting moment of euphoria a sack of Denver's John Elway. A photo of the play showing Gregory standing over Elway, with both arms raised, was re-created in a painting which hangs in his home.

Old Dude
11-17-2010, 03:25 PM
FYI, he sacked John Elway

At the time he retired, Elway held the record for being sacked. Just about everyone sacked him at one time or another.

bronco militia
11-17-2010, 03:25 PM
How ironic! Now THAT'S something I didn't see coming!

Ha!Ha!Ha!

http://www.pro-football-reference.com/boxscores/198811200nor.htm


we got our ass's kicked in that game

42-0!