Draft bust Dion Jordan released by Dolphins (Yahoo Sports)

FILE - In this June 2, 2014, file photo, Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan (95) is shown during football practice in Davie, Fla. Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan has been reinstated by the NFL on a conditional basis after sitting out last season for his latest violation of the league's substance abuse policy. Commissioner Roger Goodell notified Jordan on Friday, July 29, 2016, when the Dolphins held their first training camp practice. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)

Defensive end Dion Jordan was released Friday by the Miami Dolphins, solidifying his status as a draft bust. Jordan started one game and totaled three sacks after being taken with the No. 3 overall draft pick four years ago. Jordan was reinstated by the NFL in July following a 15-month suspension for his latest violation of the league’s substance abuse policy.

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Suspended free agent safety TJ McDonald signs with Dolphins (Yahoo Sports)

Los Angeles Rams strong safety T.J. McDonald celebrates after forcing a incomplete pass by Miami Dolphins quarterback Ryan Tannehill during the the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 20, 2016, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Free agent safety T.J. McDonald has signed with the Miami Dolphins, but he’ll miss the first half of the season while serving an eight-game suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. McDonald was arrested last May in Los Angeles on suspicion of driving under the influence. ”The one thing I can do is earn the respect for my work – through camp and OTAs – of my teammates and the coaches, and provide a spark when I can,” McDonald said Friday after his signing was announced.

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The NFL's biggest draft bust each year since Tony Mandarich in 1989

Since Offensive lineman Tony Mandarich defined the term “bust” in 1989, there have been plenty of flops in the past 28 years. Here are some of the biggest. 1990: QB Andre Ware, Lions (7th overall) 1995: RB Ki-Jana Carter, Bengals (1st overall) 1996: RB Lawrence Phillips, Rams (6th overall) 1998: QB Ryan Leaf, Chargers (2nd overall) 1999: QB Akili Smith, Bengals (3rd overall) 2003: WR Charles Rogers, Lions (2nd overall) 2007: QB Jamarcus Russell, Raiders (1st overall) 2008: DE Vernon Gholston, Jets (6th overall) 2013: DE Dion Jordan, Dolphins (3rd overall) 2014: QB Johnny Manziel, Browns (22nd overall)

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