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Granted, this is an extreme example, but here’s a benefit to not doing the print magazine this year: we no longer have space limitations. This is a hardcore example, but check out Aaron Rodgers’ massive player preview. I almost think this can be expanded, but this is nearly 1000-words, which is out of control. We’re going to have all the player previews up in early-t0-mid June. As you can see from this sample, they’re going to take a little while.
Note: This has not really been edited for grammar, spelling, etc.
Aaron Rodgers (GB, 26) – As expected, Rodgers made significant improvements in 2009 after a solid 2008, his first year the starter for Green Bay. He hit a bit of a rough patch in which his shaky OL caused him at times to lose his comfort level and mechanics, causing him to perceive pressure and break down on his own and hold on to the ball, but Rodgers worked through those issues and avoided a sophomore slump. The guy really had only 1-2 bad games all year and he proved for the second year in a row that he’s on the verge of being an elite player, although we think [...]