Found October 26, 2011 on NBC New York:
On paper, there were a lot of similarities between Vernon Gholston and Aaron Maybin. Both of them were pass rushing demons at Big 10 schools who were drafted high in the first round by teams that play in the AFC East. They both shifted positions upon their ascension to the NFL and were expected to be huge stars that made life miserable for their opponents. And then each of them flopped royally. Neither Gholston nor Maybin recorded a sack for the teams that drafted them and each saw their playing time dwindle down to nothing before the Jets and Bills, respectively, swallowed hard and moved on from their mistake this offseason. That's where their stories diverge. Gholston got a chance with the Bears this summer, but couldn't make the team and the demise of the UFL might mean that he has about as much of a future in professional football as Justin Bieber. The Jets, desperate for a pass rusher to put some teeth into Rex Ryan's defense, gave Maybin a look and, at first, it se...

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