It happens every single season around the NFL. Certain elite-level players find themselves in the midst of regression. If could have started years before only to be magnified during a specific season. Though, as we know with both running backs and wide receivers, it’s something that can also happen in the blink of an eye.
Father Time does not discriminate. He catches up with everyone. Some of the greatest players in NFL history have seen this first hand.
From a wide receiver in the desert who will be calling Canton home soon to a Super Bowl champion the Steel City, here are seven NFL stars likely to fade in 2017.