Infographic: The High Cost of Drafting a Bust in the NFL Draft

Updated: August 20, 2011

This is why you have to do your homework in the draft. As you can see, the collective busts have cashed checks close to some small countries GDP. Your average draft pick here signed a contract that was valued at over 25 times your average college graduae’s lifetime salary. That’s’ insane. At least there is a salary cap, to protect some teams from their own mismanagement.