Offseason decisions that backfired

Reed signing, Cowboys' defensive change among biggest mistakes of year

Originally Published: November 12, 2013
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Tuesday turned out to be clean-up day in the NFL.

The Houston Texans admitted a mistake when they released safety Ed Reed after nine non-impactful games. The San Francisco 49ers thought Kyle Williams could get them through their injury problems at wide receiver, but they released him.

November is a time to evaluate the moves, or non-moves, of the offseason. What were five of the biggest mistakes made this offseason?

1. The Cowboys going to the Cover 2: Monte Kiffin ...

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