FantasyGuru.com Meeting Notes – AFC North/South

Today let’s post up notes from the AFC North and South, these from our annual staff meeting.

BALTIMORE

Morphed into power team, 3 OTs in heavy formations. In these sets, McClain was the feature back
Offense needs to dictate fronts and coverage to get their guys one-on-one. This is what you need to do when you don’t have #1-type WRs. McClain is the right RB for this type of scheme.
Mark Clayton a factor because of their approach to offense, the right offense for him. With the scheme, you can create opportunities. Cam Cameron very good at getting his players chances through schemes.
Still, need to get Flacco weapons. He could be hurt if they don’t add him weapons he can get to downfield.
McGahee will have to win job and might have to fight to make team (gone if his contract wasn’t huge). Is he all about football? He’s not going to work in the NFL if he doesn’t focus all of his attention.
McClain has great feet for a big guy. If he can morph into a Jerome Bettis type, he can take most, if not all, of McGahee’s carries.
Rice is a change-of-pace guy in space, but he’s [...]

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