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Some high-profile NFL free agents aren't living up to expectations

Some high-profile NFL free agents aren't living up to expectations

They have the household names, the gaudy statistics, the puffed-up expectations.

Now, this class of NFL free agents and trade acquisitions is just waiting for its productivity to catch up to the hype.

From Sam Bradford in Philadelphia, to Ndamukong Suh in Miami, to Brandon Browner in New Orleans, to Jimmy Graham in Seattle, players who were supposed to be game changers have shown more fizzle than sizzle at this point, a quarter of the way through the regular season.

There have been glimpses of greatness, such as Indianapolis receiver Andre Johnson scoring two touchdowns Thursday night against Houston, his former team, or Darrelle Revis of the New York Jets picking off...

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