Tag: Wide Receiver Routes

  • Picking on Jarvis Landry

    Picking on Jarvis Landry

    I promise, I really do like a lot about Landry’s game, but when a player provides good teaching opportunities, you take it.  I’ve already heard from some LSU fans who feel it was unfair to criticize Landry’s effort in an area where I stated most college receivers aren’t playing at top intensity (run blocking). Forget…

  • On Scouting Wide Receivers

    On Scouting Wide Receivers

    I believe analytics have value, but the grading of wide receivers based heavily on speed, vertical skill, and production is an ambitious, but misguided idea. Further the application is the torturing of data to fit it into a preconceived idea and making it sound objective and scientific due to the use of quantitative data.  Unless…