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Worst Bears Draft Picks of All-Time: Curtis Enis

In our first edition of this series, we pondered where QB Cade McNown belonged on the All-Time Worst Bears Draft Picks list... some think he may have been the worst in history.

Today, we've got another candidate for consideration: RB Curtis Enis.

Enis was the 5th overall pick in the 1998 NFL Draft; he was chosen ahead of guys like Kyle Turley, Greg Ellis, Fred Taylor, Tra Thomas, Keith Brooking, Takeo Spikes, Randy Moss, Alan Faneca... and I'll just stop there.  That's a lot of Pro Bowlers from the 1st round that the Bears passed on.

The Bears were in need of replacing RB Raymont Harris, who had come off a career-high 1,033 yard season the year before, but left to join the Packers during Free Agency.  And that's where our friend Curtis comes in.

Curtis Enis played in a grand total of 36 games for the Bears from 1998-2000, then promptly retired when he realized that the ACL injury suffered during his rookie campaign would be too much to overcome.  During those 36 games, he rushed for 1,497 yards and 4 TDs.  And that was it.

Where do you see Enis ranking in this All-Time Worst series?  Does he belong in the same company as Cade McNown?

Stay tuned for more Bears Draft busts, coming soon...


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