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3. Shuler

3. Heath Shuler, Washington, 1994
Lost a quarterback battle to fellow 1994 draftee Gus Frerotte, and injuries had him out of the league by 1997. Still, he returned to Washington as a U.S. representative from North Carolina, where he served from 2007 until earlier this year.

NFL draft: Biggest first-round busts

You'd think a first-round draft pick would guarantee you a good chance of landing a successful player. Not so. Picks at every single position in the first round have failed to pan out, whether from lack of talent, injuries, front-office follies or bad attitudes. Here are the worst picks at every draft position of the first round. – Jay Busbee