5 biggest bank robbers in Jacksonville Jaguars history

• The Jaguars haven't mind spending big to land a big fish in free agency

• They haven't always gotten a good (or any) return on their investment

• These 5 players got the money but forgot to play football in Jacksonville

Dec 1, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA;   Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) throws a pass
Dec 1, 2019; Jacksonville, FL, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) throws a pass / Reinhold Matay-USA TODAY Sports
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3. Toby Gerhart, RB (3 yrs., $10.5 M)

The early 2010s weren't kind to running backs. Long were the days in which teams would pay a premium at a position or build their offense around one. Why fork out big bucks or use a first-round pick on one when you can easily find a good one in the later rounds of the draft? Similarly, clubs would prefer to lock up a running back with not much tread on the tires rather than one who had proven himself, which in turn led salaries to devalue even more.

Toby Gerhart is the quintessential example of that trend. A second-round pick by the Minnesota Vikings in 2010, the Notre Dame product hardly ever saw significant playing time behind All-Pro Adrian Peterson. Given his light workload and his draft pedigree, Gerhart was the premier running back in 2014's free agency.

At the time, the Jags thought they were getting a bruiser who was going to be able to take some pressure off then-rookie Blake Bortles. Instead, Gerhart showed why he hardly ever got playing time with the Vikes.

In Jacksonville, he was mostly a non-factor, toting the rock 101 times for 326 yards with two touchdowns in his first season donning the black and teal. By 2015, he had become an afterthought in the Jaguars' backfield due to the arrival of Chris Ivory, who wasn't much better to tell you the truth.

After two underwhelming seasons, Gerhart was mercifully kicked to the curb, showing that intent to improve in free agency doesn't equal success. At least that was the case during Dave Caldwell's tenure leading the Jaguars' front office.