The NFL is a give and take kind of league. One year you’re on top, the next you find yourself scraping the barrel. Top talent is hard to find and even harder to develop. Players have up and down years, as they’re inconsistent. While the great ones can do it so well for such a long time, there are those that can barely keep it going throughout the course of the season. In a competitive league such as the NFL, finding talent is difficult. Players work hard for their spots on an NFL roster. However, as mean as it might sound to you – some of these guys just aren’t very good.
They could be older guys who’ve slowed down or young players who look like busts. But every team has at least one player whose spot on the roster is questionable. While we as fans overanalyze and scrutinize these players, their coaches are busy trying to figure if they can contribute to the team in any way. A roster spot doesn’t necessarily mean that you’re a good individual player. Instead it could indicate that you work well as a part of a unit. Special Teams and substitution packages for example. In this article we’re going to take a look at every team’s roster and identify their weakest individual player. Now, it’d be easy to just point out all the third stringers or kickers and laugh, but that wouldn’t really be an interesting list now would it. So instead this list will have as many starting - or at least guys who are considered starting caliber - players as possible. Most of these guys have been starters at one point in their careers. If not then they’ve been contributors in some capacity. Here are the worst players on each NFL roster.
32 Arizona Cardinals – Jermaine Gresham
We’re starting off with a hard one here. The Arizona Cardinals have one of the most talented rosters in all of pro football. Their talent – especially on the defensive side of the ball – is nothing short of impressive. But it’s once you look towards the other side of the ball that you see some small holes. That’s not to say that the Arizona offense is lacking, but it’s definitely not as strong as its vaunted defense. After five years with the Bengals, Jermaine Gresham joined on with the Cardinals following last year’s offseason. The former first round pick was a two time Pro Bowler with Cincinnati, yet has failed to recapture that same spark in the last couple of years. In his first season with Arizona, Gresham was practically invisible on the field – making little to no impact at all. Considering all the superior talent surrounding him on Arizona’s offense, don’t expect this to be Gresham’s year.
31 Atlanta Falcons – Andy Levitre
The Falcon’s offensive line has been abysmal for the last several years. With names like Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and Devonta Freeman, it’s pretty easy to overlook the big guys up front – especially when they’re pretty much average. But the Falcons have tried to improve their front six over the last couple of seasons with the addition of Alex Mack this past offseason and Andy Levitre last year. While Mack is seen as one of the better interior linemen in the NFL, Levitre is a different story entirely. Coming from the Bills, Levitre never met expectations in Tennessee. His play seemed to be regressing since leaving Buffalo. In his first year with the Falcons, Levitre had some nice games and surprisingly enough didn’t give up too many sacks. He and his fellow interior linemen played a big role in Freeman’s breakout campaign, but his pass blocking is still lacking. Approaching his mid-30s, Levitre doesn’t look like he’ll be doing much better, so what you see is what you get.
30 Baltimore Ravens – Mike Wallace
Long gone are the days where Mike Wallace is considered to be a starting calibre receiver in the NFL. His past successes in Pittsburgh, along with a mixture of desperation and his sub-par ability to stretch the field, are all that have kept him employed over the last couple seasons. Wallace enters a crowded Ravens receiving corps. That means that he might not make much of a splash in Baltimore. They’ve got some young pieces in Kamar Aiken and Breshad Perriman, along with an established vet in Steve Smith, meaning Wallace might have some trouble finding the field later on in the season, despite the good reviews he received in preseason. He’s just not the same guy he was in Pittsburgh. He’s lost a good deal of his explosiveness, runs inconsistent routes, and has a hard time hanging on to the ball. This season could be different, but Wallace’s career looks to be at a permanent decline at this point.
29 Buffalo Bills – Jerel Worthy
The Rex Ryan era in Buffalo looks like it might be nearing its end. It’s not definite, but you look at the Bills and you just don’t see a complete team. Much of that is going to fall on the head coach. Especially when the defense is a huge part of why the Bills have struggled under Ryan and considering how Ryan is seen as a defensive guru, the writing on the wall looks bleak in that regard. Speaking of the defensive side of the ball, one of the team’s weakest positions has to be the defensive line. The team’s weakest d-lineman? Well that distinction goes to Jerel Worthy. Worthy started his career with the Packers when they brought him in as a second round pick. After a quiet rookie campaign, Worthy has failed to get his NFL career going. He lacks the power and explosiveness needed to navigate through offensive linemen and, at this point, you’ve got to imagine he’s just a backup.
28 Carolina Panthers – Ed Dickson
Here’s another great team that doesn’t have a ton of holes to poke at. But no one’s perfect and the Carolina Panthers are no exception. The team’s got a strong defensive presence, even without Josh Norman. The offense is led by Cam Newton and while he does have a bevy of weapons at his disposal, certain players do fall through the cracks. Ed Dickson is one of them. A third round pick in 2010, Dickson struggled throughout an up and down few years with the Baltimore Ravens. Dickson started 44 games with the Ravens, but failed to make the most of it, only stringing together one decent season. Soon after his career in Baltimore came to an end, he signed with the Panthers. Dickson’s spent his Panthers career playing second fiddle to Greg Olsen. When he does manage to get on the field he – much as he did throughout most of his Ravens tenure – fails to make much of an impact.
27 Chicago Bears – Tracy Porter
The Bears might be a little under the radar heading into 2016. That’s understandable. Their quarterback is one of the most scrutinized in the league, they lost one of their best skill players in Matt Forte and they play in a division where it constantly seems like everyone’s playing catch-up with Green Bay. But there are some bright spots in the windy city, specifically on the defense. Tracy Porter, however, is not one of those bright spots. Most will remember Porter for his game winning interception in Super Bowl XLIV against the Colts, but the cornerback’s career has gone on the decline since then. He’s bounced around from the Saints to the Broncos to the Raiders, Redskins and now the Bears. At this point in his career, Porter is a stop gap measure in any team’s defensive backfield. He still has enough juice in the tank to keep up with most receivers, but lacks the instincts and big play ability he had as a Saint.
26 Cincinnati Bengals – Margus Hunt
The Cincinnati Bengals are something of a controversial team, especially when it comes to their defense. In terms of talent, they’re one of the top units in the league. Combined with their talented offense, the team has become a regular focal point when discussing potential playoff teams in the AFC. Yet certain actions committed by certain members of the Bengals defense – namely personal fouls and questionable plays – have them labeled as a dirty team. Should you siphon through the ranks of the Bengals defense however, you’ll eventually find yourself looking at Margus Hunt. Hunt is not one of those members of the Bengals defense who makes those questionable plays and commits those personal fouls. That’s because Hunt is rarely on the field. Despite being a physical specimen and a former second round pick, Hunt has not found his place on the Bengals roster – aside from the bench. While he posses the ideal physical traits, Hunt might have to work on his intangibles for a while longer if he hopes to get on the field.
25 Cleveland Browns – Josh McCown
Oh boy. You could make an entire list with Cleveland Browns players and you’d still just be touching the tip of the iceberg. However we’ll go with Josh McCown – the Browns’ back up QB – here. This offseason might’ve seemed like a busy one for the Cleveland faithful – a new head coach, RG3 being brought in – but the foundation in Cleveland gets torn down so often that most have become numb to it. In fact, just last year McCown was the new face, and latest spackle of hope, for the Browns. That didn’t work out too well. But is anyone really surprised by that? Cleveland’s awful track record as a football organization over the last quarter century aside, trusting your team to a thirty-six year-old journeyman QB and hoping for any semblance of success is a childish stretch of the imagination. McCown was usurped this offseason by the aforementioned Griffin. Hopefully it turns out better this time around.
24 Dallas Cowboys – Morris Claiborne
The Dallas Cowboys defensive backfield looks to be quite formidable this season. Despite once again losing their starting quarterback to injury, Dallas fans should keep their faith. Their offensive line is one of the best in pro football, they’ve got one of the most explosive rookie runners in recent years and their defense looks like it might be able to help hold the fort down. However, the Cowboys won’t be winning many games if they lean on Morris Claiborne too much. The LSU product and former first round pick struggles with consistency and is an up and down performer. He’s all over the place in terms of performance and a spotty defensive back could leave your team open for big plays. Claiborne and the rest of the Cowboys D will have plenty of chances to prove themselves during Tony Romo’s absence this season. The question is if he can keep up a steady performance throughout.
23 Denver Broncos – Cody Latimer
It’s always a little unnerving for a team to see a player they’ve out so much stock into roaming the sidelines. While they’re looking at their playbooks on the sidelines, other players are out there on the field, doing their job. That just so happens to be the case with the Denver Broncos and receiver Cody Latimer. Latimer was a second round pick just two years ago and has contributed virtually nothing to the offense. Though, it is tough to get on the field when you’ve got Demaryius Thomas and Emmanuel Sanders playing on opposite sides of one another, you’d at least expect a guy to make a living as the third receiver. But no. Latimer has been completely phased out and it doesn’t look like he’ll be seeing the field too much on offense this year with two young QBs on the roster. Luckily for him, Latimer has found a home on special teams. It’s not ideal for someone drafted so high, but he contributes and it earns him a roster spot.
22 Detroit Lions – Kyle Van Noy
The Detroit Lions will be Calvin Johnson-less for the first time in a long while for the 2016 NFL Season. While Detroit’s offense seems to be clouded with a plethora of questions – including who exactly can take up Johnson’s mantle – fans seem to be overlooking their defense. Amidst the dark clouds that shadow the team's receiving corps, there are a few bright spots, including offensive line play as well as the rise of talented CB Darius Slay. One defender that’s not on the rise is linebacker Kyle Van Noy. Like Cody Latimer, Van Noy is a former second round pick that hasn’t panned out yet. Now entering his third year, Van Noy has yet to start a game in the NFL. He’s a substitute at this point in his career with special teams written all over him. Unless something changes in the coming weeks, he’s got bust written in big bold letters.
21 Green Bay Packers – Nick Perry
In his four years as a Green Bay Packer, the former first round selection has put up pedestrian numbers since taking his first snap. The Packers are well known for their offensive explosiveness, so it might be easy to look over a few lackluster players on the defensive side. But Nick Perry’s status as a first rounder make his shortcomings that much more susceptible to scrutiny. As it stands, Perry’s career high in sacks is four. Those aren’t great numbers, but understand that he hasn’t started too many games since he was drafted. Ultimately it’s his own responsibility to show his coaches he has what it takes to start in the NFL. With an impressive showing in last year’s playoffs, Perry might finally push forward and become the player the Packers had hoped he would be.
20 Houston Texans – Brandon Weeden
Sigh. You know, I really don’t want to be the guy who goes out and picks on a thirty-plus year-old third stringer, but looking at the Texans roster, I’m really left with no other choice. The Texans obviously have a new QB at the helm in Brock Osweiler, along with backups Tom Savage and Brandon Weeden providing some extra coverage should the sky begin to rain down fire. But seriously, starting either of those guys is nothing short of a doomsday scenario for Houston – especially with Weeden. At least Savage is young – he can still develop. But Weeden’s already been part of one messed up carnival ride in Cleveland. Handing the reigns over to a guy whose career looks to be nearing its end would inspire nothing but anger, fear and a proneness to alcoholism in the hearts of the Houston faithful.
19 Indianapolis Colts – Trent Cole
Trent Cole was a fantastic defensive end during his time with the Philadelphia Eagles. He was consistent, smart and could beat you with finesse and power. However after signing with the Colts last year, Cole seems to have missed a step. That’s not all too surprising really; the guy is entering his twelfth season after all. Age does terrible things to an NFL athlete, even one as talented as Cole. While Indianapolis needs their offense to click this season, competent support from the defense is required if they hope to spend the season playing football instead of catch-up. It all starts with that defensive line and getting pressure on the opposing quarterback. Doing that might mitigate the problems they’ve got in the secondar, and if you’d have looked at Trent Cole five years ago, then he’d have been the perfect man on the roster for the job. However the Colts didn’t sign the Trent Cole of five years ago, they put their trust in the older display model and now, because of that, are going to struggle down the stretch – at least on the defensive line.
18 Jacksonville Jaguars – Arrelious Benn
What started as a promising career with the Bucs has now spiraled into a cesspool of mediocrity spent within the confines of the yearly roster bubble. That’s the kind of convoluted nonsense that can be best used to describe the career of Arrelious Benn. A second round pick, Benn was outshined by fellow receiver Mike Williams in Tampa, but still looked to develop as the team’s eventual second receiver. It’s not like he didn’t get plenty of opportunities, especially in his sophomore season. But Benn just couldn’t prove to be a reliable target and was eventually phased out in Tampa Bay. That led to him landing with the Eagles where he quite literally did nothing throughout his entire tenure. In two years with Philly and this past season with Jacksonville, Benn failed to record a single stat. He hasn’t put up any numbers since 2012. Luckily for Jags fans, the team has the amazing talents of Allen Robinson and Allen Hurns to keep the passing game afloat.
17 Kansas City Chiefs – Nick Foles
How quickly fortunes change in the NFL. Back when he was with the Eagles, Nick Foles put together one of the most impressive seasons by an NFL QB to date. It was overshadowed by the massive attraction that was Peyton Manning’s record setting year, but those around the league took notice. It didn’t take too long for the Foles train to go off the rails in Philadelphia. Once he fell out of favor with the Eagles, Foles was shipped to the Rams. While with St. Louis, Foles showed the league just how much his play had regressed. It was interesting to watch someone who just a few years ago seemed like one of the best young signal callers in the game, now look so terribly below average. After the Rams drafted Jared Goff to be their future, Foles was given his walking papers and soon after ended up as a backup up with the Chiefs.
16 Los Angeles Rams – Brian Quick
The Rams will have a fresh start as they once again call Los Angeles their home. It’s been a long offseason and the true test awaiting the organization is what will come down the line. But while there’s reason to be optimistic, the Rams are far from being contenders. After drafting Jared Goff first overall, Los Angeles looks like they’re not so much in a rebuilding mode, but a restructuring mode. One of the positions they may need to restructure is receiver. After being selected in the second round in 2012, Brian Quick finds himself at a strange impasse. The team doesn’t have that much talent at the wide receiver position, which might force them to play Quick, who has been underwhelming in each of his years as a pro. Quick’s problems stem from catching the ball as well as staying on the field. It might be too late in his career to remedy either, but he can still try, be it in LA or elsewhere.
15 Miami Dolphins – Kiko Alonso
A former defensive rookie of the year on this list? Sadly, yes. After a breakout rookie campaign in Buffalo, Kiko Alonso suffered a terrible ACL injury that cost him his 2014 campaign. He was then sent to Philadelphia where the injury bug once again bit him. But even prior to that he’d looked like he’d lost some of his explosiveness. After not playing a full season in two straight years, it’ll be interesting to see how Alonso adjusts both physically and mentally. He’ll be playing for a Dolphins defense with something to prove. He’ll start in the middle, the same place he played in Buffalo, but Alsonso’s chances in the NFL are running out. It’s not fair to see such a talented young player get derailed by injuries, but that’s the sad reality of pro football. Some players can come back from it, and some just can’t.
14 Minnesota Vikings – Sam Bradford
The newest addition to the Vikings roster comes with injury concerns and a lot of baggage. There was a time, when the Rams were still in St.Louis, when Sam Bradford seemed like he would help the franchise rise out of mediocrity. Yet save for a couple of decent seasons, Bradford has failed to live up to the hype. At first it was the injury bug. The guy is made of glass and just can’t be counted on to stay healthy throughout a season, regardless of whether or not he plays well. But like most players who suffer multiple nicks throughout their careers, Bradford lost several steps in the process. His play just didn’t match the promise he once showed and he could probably be an average signal caller at his very best. Now replacing an injured Teddy Bridgewater in Minnesota, Bradford won’t be asked to do very much but his injury concerns and questionable decision making have to have some people in Minnesota on edge.
13 New England Patriots – Barkevious Mingo
Now it might look like Barkevious Mingo is poised to revitalize his career under the tutelage of Bill Belichick now that he’s been acquired by the Pats, but let’s go with what we know. In his years with the Browns, Mingo flashed some raw ability. But ultimately that couldn’t transfer onto the field as consistent play. A former top ten pick, Mingo got buried in Cleveland’s depth chart. Lucky for them, the Patriots were eager to take him off their hands. Now this could work out in one of two ways; Mingo could go on to have a successful career as a Pat or he could end up a bust. Either way it’s still too early to tell. Mingo still needs to prove himself to the Patriots coaching staff if he wants to see playing time. He could very well be the next Jabaal Sheard, but he certainly won’t be making that leap any time soon.
12 New Orleans Saints – Jairus Byrd
Jairus Byrd might’ve started out with some well documented success in Buffalo, but things have gone straight downhill since then. Byrd was a three time Pro Bowler with the Bills and established himself as one of the NFL’s best safeties in that time. But as is sometimes the case with certain players, a change of scenery can bring out the worst in them. The Saints defense isn’t winning them any championships. They have one of the worst defensive secondaries in the league and often rely on the arm of Drew Brees to keep them in games. Byrd – being one of their most relied upon players – is supposed to remedy that. However, Byrd has been invisible in his two years as a Saint. Not only does he not play at the superstar level he did in Buffalo, but he often allows big plays to go over his head. As a team’s last line of defense, you can’t let that happen.
11 New York Giants – Marshall Newhouse
The Giants have one of the most explosive offenses in the league. The presence of Odell Beckham alone is enough to electrify any team, but add in Eli Manning, Shane Vereen and a healthy Victor Cruz – among other weapons – and you’ve got a really promising lineup. That is until you get to the offensive line. The left side of the line is pretty solid with Ereck Flowers, Justin Pugh and Weston Richburg manning their respective positions. They’re young and can improve. But when you get to the right side – Jon Jerry and Marshall Newhouse – you start to see a problem. Both are veterans that just aren’t starting material but due to lack of depth – and one could possible argue effort – the Giants are stuck with them for the time being. The worst of the two though is Newhouse. Signed as a swing tackle, Newhouse did poorly last year for the G-Men, sometimes letting rushers run right by him or getting moved around like a rag doll. The Giants re-signed Will Beaty a short while ago, but whether or not he’ll start or even be an upgrade remains to be seen.
10 New York Jets – Geno Smith
It’s a shame to see a guy lose his job over a stupidity. That’s exactly what happened to Geno Smith last year after he got punched in the face and lost out on his starting gig. The job was his and it did look like he was improving at the time. But sometimes the cards don’t align in your favor.
You can’t only blame the punch for Geno’s woes; he was a turnover machine as a starter. Even desperate teams like the Jets will take a look around when their supposed quarterback of the future can’t find a guy wearing the same jersey as him. Smith somehow made the final cut this training camp, but how he’ll fair in New York is anyone’s guess. Not many teams are looking to trade for a guy who’s known to turn the ball over. At this point all Geno can do is wait for free agency.
9 Oakland Raiders – D.J. Hayden
Lots of people are saying that this is D.J. Hayden’s year. Lots of people have said those words before and were wrong. To be entirely fair, Hayden’s performance is half his own fault and half due to injuries. Like a good handful of players on this list, Hayden can’t manage to stay healthy. The Raiders didn’t pick up his fifth year option, making 2016 his prove it year. If he can manage to stay healthy, then he might just earn that contract, but that seems like a stretch. Right now the Raiders have two corners who are better than Hayden in Sean Smith and David Amerson, meaning that Hayden will have to go out of the slot. Slot corners are expected to cover some of the offenses most versatile weapons while also having the ability to adapt on the fly. At this point it looks like Hayden will spend the next year trying to catch up with the mental aspect of the game, while simultaneously putting it into practice during the regular season.
8 Philadelphia Eagles – Marcus Smith II
The Eagles are a bit of a mess right now. They’ve got a rookie QB starting, a plethora of C grade receivers and a running back group with just as many question marks as any other skill positions on the team. The end of the Chip Kelly era meant rebuilding and while the Eagles brass certainly has that covered, it seems like they’re taking the slow and steady approach. But as suspect as the offense seems, we’re going to turn to the defensive side of the ball with this one. Defensive end Marcus Smith II looks to be one of those players on an NFL roster that’s just slipped through the cracks. The problem with this is that Smith is a former first round selection. For whatever reason he hasn’t been able to get on the field and when you’re talking about a guy heading into his third year, that often means one thing: draft bust.
7 Pittsburgh Steelers – Justin Gilbert
Had he been on the Browns roster at the time I was writing this, Justin Gilbert would’ve occupied that spot. Luckily for the fans in Pittsburgh, he now gets to occupy theirs. Brought in earlier this month in a trade, Justin Gilbert never got anything going in Cleveland. Actually it might be safe to say that he’s a draft bust at the moment. Gilbert was a mess with the Browns and proved to be a liability on the field. He did have to play opposite Joe Haden, so he saw the majority of targets going his way quite often. But Gilbert just never developed into a solid player – or even a decent starter for that matter. His presence was seemingly detrimental to Cleveland’s potential successes. He’ll probably play in a limited capacity with Pittsburgh while they figure out what to do with him.
6 San Diego Chargers – Andre Williams
Here we find another recently acquired piece make his way onto the list. This time it’s former Giants runner Andre Williams. While his rookie year in the Big Apple was a decent start, Williams couldn’t get the ball rolling in a four back committee during his sophomore year. Ultimately this led to his release during final cuts. While it didn’t take too long for someone to scoop him up, Willliams won’t be giving the Chargers much to cheer about this season. The young back has a decent mixture of size, speed and power, yet doesn’t possess enough vision to find the holes and follow his blockers. That was his undoing in New York and it might be in San Diego as well. Aside from that, his hands are pretty terrible. So don’t count on him to redeem himself in the screen game.
5 San Francisco 49ers – Blaine Gabbert
It might be surprising to see a team’s starting QB on this list, but the San Francisco 49ers didn’t have that many options when choosing who would be under center come opening weekend. Still, while the choice to go with Blaine Gabbert over Colin Kaepernick makes sense when taking into account Gabbert’s play last year, it’s still a little surprising seeing as Gabbert just isn’t an NFL caliber QB. He lacks the build, the arm, the touch on certain types of throws and doesn’t possess the mental clock necessary to succeed. You can’t help but see him as more of a stopgap measure than anything else right now. But with Chip Kelly and his play calling, you never know. Gabbert might get benched for Kaepernick, or maybe he’ll just ride the tide. Regardless, it doesn’t look good for San Fran.
4 Seattle Seahawks – Kevin Pierre-Louis
The Seattle Seahawks are another one of those teams that are hard to write about because they don’t have many weaknesses on the roster. While they don't have many, they do at least have some. When you think of Seattle, you think of the roaring 12th man and their hard hitting defense. Their offense is no laughing matter, but lacks the start power and all around name recognition outside of Russell Wilson. But while Seattle’s culture is now entrenched around strong defense, their weakest roster spot belongs to a defender. Kevin Pierre-Louis is not a household name and it would be completely understandable for you to have never heard of him. Pierre-Louis is a backup linebacker in the Seahawks defense, but aside from special teams rarely sees the field. On a team that’s so notorious for its defensive talent, you’d expect better.
3 Tampa Bay Buccaneers - Alterraun Verner
While it isn’t recommended for teams to build through free agency, that doesn’t stop the occasional big splash signing here and there. These moves can either help a team out or genuinely screw them with a lot of lost cap space and not nearly enough talent to justify it. Alterraun Verner stands as part of the latter category. A successful career in Tennessee was enough to justify the four year deal given to him in – or at least it was until he hit the field. He’s started twenty games in two years and looks like a bad fit for the Buccaneers defense. He’s a starter alongside rookie Vernon Hargreaves, who could be his eventual long term replacement. At this point, Verner is only starting out of desperation. The team is trying to squeeze whatever he’s got in the hopes that he can string together something that’ll justify the huge contract he signed. But trust us, he won’t.
2 Tennessee Titans – Matt Cassel
At this point, it's safe to say that Matt Cassel was just a product of the New England system rather than a top-tier quarterback. Back in 2008, when Tom Brady went down in the first game of the year, Cassel made sure the wheels didn't fall off and led the team to an 11-5 record. From there, he signed for big money in Kansas City to take over as their starting quarterback, but he didn't really pan out except for one good season when he made the Pro Bowl and led them to the playoffs. He ended his time there with a 19-28 record, throwing 59 touchdowns and 44 interceptions.
Since he left KC, he's been a stopgap option for Minnesota, Buffalo and Dallas, where he's been fairly terrible. He's no longer a starting caliber QB and Titans fans are hoping he doesn't see the field this year.
1 Washington Redskins - Pierre Garçon
In his four years in Washington, Pierre Garçon has only crossed the 1,000 plus yard mark once. Some may pin that on questionable quarterback play, but if you know anything about great wide receivers, it’s that the great ones can make something out of nothing. It’s the average guys that get left in the dirt with no name QBs. When he first came over from Indianapolis, Garçon looked to be the team’s long term threat at receiver. However, as the years went on, Garçon lost more and more of his explosiveness and reliability, making him a tough sell in the passing game. Now with guys like DeSean Jackson and Josh Doctson playing with him, Garçon's age and inconsistencies are going to become even more apparent. It’s a tough thing to say about a player that was once pretty darn decent, but at this point in his career, Pierre Garçon is one of the least impressive starters on Washington’s offense.