May 7, 2007 4
2007 Subscribers take note: We posted our initial batch of offensive player rankings & projections.
I mentioned in my last post how we had one of the best NFL scouts/analysts/minds in our office on Friday. We do this each year as a prep for the magazine and the upcoming season. I have my opinions on all the players, but this individual is privvy to a lot more information than I am, and he’s broken down a ton of coaches tape, so he sees a lot more than I do. So after talking to him for a day and getting more information on players, my opinions on some of them can change.
Our guy is more of a passing game guy, so here are a few things that stick out to me from our coversations on Friday:
There should be some inconsistency with the Patriot passing offense because their scheme does not fit with WRs Randy Moss and Donte Stallworth. Sure, they will likely adjust that scheme and go downfield more, but I still think consistency will be an issue because neither one of these receivers does much in the middle of the field in the intermediate passing game.
I have to be a little cautious on [...]