There are some athletes who excel at their sports for decades. Nolan Ryan, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Brett Favre all put up impressive numbers year after year, decade after decade.
But there are some athletes who have just one incredible season. Some of them are rookies who never realize their potential, others get injured, and some are journeymen who somehow pull it all together for one magical season.
Here are some athletes who for one year soared with their respective sports' superstars, but who never reached those hallowed heights again. —By Johnny Goodtimes, Xfinity.com Sports
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