Jack Dempsey, File, Associated Press
Big names, big contracts, small results.
From Titans running back Chris Johnson to Eagles cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha to Broncos linebacker Elvis Dumervil, there are a whole lot of players doing a whole lot of nothing through the first half of the NFL season.
Maybe it's the new deals they signed: Johnson ($53.5 million), Asomugha ($60 million) and Dumervil ($58 million in 2010). Or, in the case of the Browns' Peyton Hillis, maybe it's the failure to reach a new deal.
As Week 9 is set to rev up, here's our Pick Six of NFL underachievers, and a look at some miserable performances. Perhaps they can begin to turn things around Sunday.
- Jimmer Fredette on defense: 'You have to have...
- Red and Blue Recruits: The evaluation process...
- Dick Harmon: Even more urgency needed as...
- Travis Wilson back in the saddle as Utes'...
- Reeling Cougars 'starving for some redemption'
- Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke getting an...
- Watch it live: 4A girls soccer semifinals
- The Heisman Trophy tracker, Week 8: A Utah...
- Nevada rallies to beat BYU, 42-35 68
- Dick Harmon: BYU amasses yards but... 49
- Mired in 3-game losing streak, BYU... 49
- Dick Harmon: Even more urgency needed... 48
- FBS football coaches vote BYU most... 39
- Travis Wilson back in the saddle as... 29
- Brad Rock: Utes have their star in... 28
- College football: Utah rises to No. 19... 26