Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/31/13
With the first half of the 2013 NFL season coming to a close, NFL fans have witnessed the ups and downs that come each year.  While Broncos and Chiefs fans have much to be excited about, Jaguars and Buccaneers fans are on the other side of the coin. And while most (not all) fan bases can find something to cheer about for their favorite team, at least one player on every team has failed to live up to the hype and expectations that the fans, coaches, and likey themselves had at the beginning of the year.Check out the following ten players who are putting together a pretty disappointing season so far.
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