"I think they went to every length that they could go through to keep me in there," Hayward said. "It was one of those things, a cap casualty I guess. I don't think they didn't keep me for personal reasons; I don't think they had enough money to spread around. Those sort of things happen. That's the nature of the business."
In March 2005, Hayward signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars. In his 1st year in Jacksonville, he had a slight drop-off from the previous tear's totals. Unfortunately, at the beginning of the 2006 season, Hayward suffered an injury to his Achilles tendon and was lost for the year on on Injured Reserve. In Week 1 of 2009, Reggie broke his fibula and was out for another season. He was released by the Jaguars on July 7, 2010 and is currently a 32-year old Free Agent.
Ricky Hunley was drafted by the Bengals in the 1st round (7th overall) of the 1984 NFL Draft. Cincinnati and Hunley couldn't agree to a deal, so his rights were traded to the Broncos for 3 draft picks, who ended up being Tim McGee (1986 1st round pick), David Fulcher (1986 3rd round pick) and Greg Horne (1987 5th round pick). Ricky played 4 seasons with the Broncos from 1984–87, starting 29 of 52 games at Right Inside Linebacker. Hunley had 1.5 Sacks, 3 interceptions including one that he returned 52-yards for a touchdown in 1987, and one Fumble recovery. although Tackle data is not available from before 2001, he led the Broncos in that category in 1986 with 164. He also started Super Bowls XXI and XXII.
So we've got a guy who played a half a season, a couple guys who played one year and a couple more that played 4 seasons. That leaves one guy who had the longest tenure plus 2 Rings.
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