The idea that college talent is the best indicator for NFL success has been proven wrong time and time again. Some of the brightest stars in the league came from unceremonious roots, while others who showed so much promise never made an impact.
Sometimes this is a product of botching an evaluation, but more often it’s about player fit. Take Ryan Tannehill, for instance. Here’s a player who was written off by Miami, let go, and only showed how good he could be after signing with Tennessee and getting a chance to play after Marcus Mariota got hurt. There are dozens of players in this same spot, and fit
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