4. Mitchell Trubisky, QB, Steelers
Is this evergreen content at this point?
As much as you feel bad for even saying it, because this is a dead horse that has been beaten over and over again, Mitchell Trubisky was once again a failure in 2023. The Pittsburgh Steelers made this bed, relying on Trubisky as their primary QB2, and he nearly cost them a shot at the playoffs.
His performance may yet cost them, we'll have to wait and see what Week 18 brings.
In five games, Trubisky posted a 71.9 QB rating, the lowest of his NFL career. And that's saying something.
5. Cordarrelle Patterson, WR/RB/KR, Falcons
There are a lot of factors that could have contributed to the "failure" that was the 2023 season for Cordarrelle Patterson, and many of them were the Falcons' own doing. Atlanta simply cut Patterson's snaps out of their playbook and gave all of them to star rookie Bijan Robinson and second-year player Tyler Allgeier.
Atlanta could have traded Patterson to someone who could have used him, but they held him hostage instead, making this season a complete and utter failure. Patterson racked up 19 total touchdowns from 2021-22, and played just 169 snaps this season, the second-lowest total of his NFL career.
The former Chicago Bears return man and offensive utility player wasted a valuable year at the age of 32 with the clock ticking on his time in the NFL.
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