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Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Posted on: August 15, 2011 1:49 pm
Edited on: August 15, 2011 4:17 pm
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Posted by Will Brinson

Aaron Maybin was waived by the Buffalo Bills on Monday afternoon, the team announced. Maybin was taken with the 11th overall pick in the 2009 draft. And if there was ever any debate about him being a tremendous bust, well, that debate is over right now, regardless of what happens the rest of his career.

Also Google, would like to weigh in, before we continue with said debate:



And, as we know, Google doesn't lie.

Neither do the stats -- in two years with Buffalo, the Penn State product has recorded exactly zero sacks, one forced fumble and logged 15 tackles in 27 games.

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That Maybin was let go now is actually a good thing, though. Buffalo is acknowledging a clear-cut indication to move forward with the franchise and not dwell on past (although not-too-distant) mistakes.

Maybin's been completely embarrassing as a football player thus far in his career, but that doesn't mean he won't latch on somewhere.

As we've seen with Vernon Gholston -- and many others before him -- there's ample availability for second chances in the NFL.

Just for fun, here's the next ten players that were taken after the Bills nabbed Maybin: Knowshon Moreno, Brian Orakpo, Malcolm Jenkins, Brian Cushing, Larry English, Josh Freeman, Robert Ayers, Jeremy Maclin, Brandon Pettigrew and Alex Mack.

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Comments

Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: August 15, 2011 3:19 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Looking back, I was so wrong about Aaron Maybin.  I was a bit upset when the Packers drafted BJ Raji rather than Aaron Maybin.  Glad I'm not the GM! 



Since: Jul 2, 2009
Posted on: August 15, 2011 3:09 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Wooft....the list of players drafted after him must be painful for their GM.  OUCH



Since: Apr 14, 2007
Posted on: August 15, 2011 3:00 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Oops, I meant to remind that Larry English didn't exactly show he made the Transition yet either...he could be joining the bust ranks very soon...




Since: Sep 4, 2007
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:57 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

I thought this was a bad pick when i saw him come off the board that early.  No sacks?????? for a #11 pick is disgraceful



Since: Aug 25, 2006
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:56 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Lets see what happens when he gets picked up by another team. If he becomes productive then the Bills are the problem. Not being a Bills fan ,I don't know many other "busts" have gone to new teams and revived their careers.



Since: Dec 23, 2008
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:55 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

AWESOME! Now that this team is willing to part ways with the past boneheaded choices they need to start to rebuld with the guys that show heart. Maybin was suppose to be this great player.. according to whom. Just another first rounder who believed what was writen about him and never tried to show the football world he could play. Reminds me of a one hit wonder. A defnsive lineman brought in to play outside linebacker. Not a real big change in position other then he had to drop into coverage now and a again but when he was asked to chase the QB like he did so well in college he couldn't even get that right. A big big bust forsure.



Since: Oct 11, 2006
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:52 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

i knew this was a bad pick at the time. i thought that the Bills would pick Brain Orakpo, but when they passed, i was happy that Washington could get him, now when he was picked i didnt think he would be this bad, but i thought Orakpo would be better.



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:48 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Just another wasted Bill's draft pick.  Is there another NFL with as many bad picks as Buffalo has made?  Year in and Year out.... their drafting contiunues to be horrible




Since: Sep 4, 2006
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:42 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

FantasyWriter#1, I think you missed the point about the Google search in the article.  The second leading search for Maybin was that he is a "bust".  That is the point the author was making.  Not that even Google doesn't know who he is.  Clearly, you can see the search results that Google found him.




Since: Feb 2, 2009
Posted on: August 15, 2011 2:42 pm
 

Aaron Maybin released by Bills

Just another penn st (joe pa) success story like Courtney Brown, Curtis Enis, Ki Jana Carter, Kyle Brady.


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