Category: Player Analysis

J.R.’s Big Board

Straight from “vixticator” himself, with the following message: “Still a work in progress. Want to publish where  i am now. Not necessarily a top 200 as much as how I rank whoever is on the board. Final ranking created by where it looked intuitively correct to place players, based on the information I have now. […]

Is the Drew Brees era over?

I started writing this after the Saints fell to 0-2 and it was revealed that Drew Brees injured his shoulder against Tampa Bay. With Brees missing the first game in his career due to injury in week 3 (the Saints are now 0-3), and with the team trading Akiem Hicks today for a blocking tight end, it […]

Podcast with Inside the Pylon: Saints Talk

Once again doing a little crossover work with our friends at Inside the Pylon, I appeared on their Thursday podcast to talk about the Saints’ struggles. You can listen here. (I apologize in advance for the excess of “Ummmmm”s. Even being prepared doesn’t help me in the morning.) I didn’t get to cover everything I think about the Saints’ […]

Crossover Post Part 2: Zone Reads and Inside the Pylon Discuss Patriots-Saints

Following up on my answers to the Saints questions that were posted yesterday and ran on Inside the Pylon, we had some questions for Dave Archibald and Mark Schofield from ITP about the Patriots’ outlook for this preseason. 1. The Patriots had significant turnover in the secondary. Both starting cornerbacks from last year are gone, and aside from Devin McCourty, […]

Where should La’el Collins sign?

I don’t have anything new to add to the story of La’el Collins and his murdered ex-girlfriend. It’s a tragedy whether or not he was involved; all indicators seem to say he was not, which adds a layer of unfairness to how Collins was treated in this situation. What I do want to discuss is […]

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