3. Greedy Williams, CB
The year before Andrew Berry took over, John Dorsey was trying to build a Super Bowl team. He just swung a trade for Odell Beckham, Jr. which gave Baker Mayfield a superstar wideout to throw the ball to — but cost them a lot in return.
In order to land OBJ, Cleveland sent a first and third-round pick to the New York Giants in addition to starting safety Jabril Peppers. That seemed to be a tough pill to swallow but then Dorsey somehow landed Greedy Williams from LSU with the team's first pick in Round 2 that season.
Williams was widely considered a first-round pick and many of us were guilty of praising the pick before asking why he fell so far. Four years later, most of us can see what the issue was. Williams has been inconsistent throughout his career and has dealt with a myriad of injuries.
He missed four games in 2019, all 16 in 2020, one in 2021, and six in 2022. That's a grand total of 27 games while appearing in 39. Set for free agency this offseason, Williams will depart with 99 tackles, 12 pass defenses, and two interceptions.
Most of his stats were recorded in 2021 but he eventually fell to fourth on the depth chart behind Denzel Ward, Greg Newsome, and third-round rookie Martin Emerson. Because of that, this once-promising defensive back will be considered a bust in Cleveland.