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Miami Dolphins Top 10 Draft Busts: #3 Yatil Green

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The #3 Miami Dolphins Draft Bust of All Time is...

Yatil Green, who was a 1997 1st round pick, 15th overall.

I've seen a lot of people put the selection of Green as the top draft bust in the franchise's history. But I have him at number three because I can see what Jimmy Johnson was trying to do here. The Dolphins needed some speed at receiver. They needed a receiver with big-play ability. And Green had all that - which is why he was considered a first-round talent by most heading into the draft.

But some very bad luck turned this selection into a total disaster. Yatil tore his ACL on the first day of training camp his rookie season. Then in 1998, Green again tore his ACL in camp. When Green finally stepped onto the field in 1999, he had lost his explosiveness and wasn't the same player he was in college.

His career ended with just 18 receptions after three seasons in Miami and a failed comeback attempt with Oakland.

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