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Ranking Has Williams As Second Most Overpaid Player In NFL



    It's no secret that Roy Williams has failed to meet expectations since arriving in Dallas in 2008, but according to a recent article on FoxSports.com, there is only one player in the National Football League more undeserving of his respective salary.

    Williams was named second among the most overpaid players in the league according to the feature, falling just behind Washington Redskin's defensive end / albatross Albert Haynesworth--who, yesterday, reportedly demanded a trade.

    "Williams is the poster boy for all those overrated University of Texas players who go bust in the NFL," the article says. "Dallas really thought Williams, a Pro Bowler with the inept Lions, would thrive with Tony Romo. He has caught 57 passes in 25 games with in Dallas after costing them a first-round pick and $45 million over five years.

    "He collected a cool $13.6 million last year, and what he calls 'his nightmare' experience in Big D could end up with him as the fourth WR on the roster."

    Interestingly enough, four of the ten players named in the article call the NFC East home. Aside from Williams and Haynesworth, the New York Giants' Brandon Jacobs (10) and Eli Manning (8) are estimated by the ranking to fall short of pecuniary expectations.

    So as frustrating as the disconnect between Williams' wages and numbers thus far may be for Dallas fans, they can take some solace in that it's not quite the worst such disconnect in the league.

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