Alex Mann at Revenge of the Birds breaks down the first-half grades for each position group. No surprises on where their strengths lie:
Linebackers: A- Key losses especially on the outside to Acho and Alexander early on, the unit has held up well. Zero production from second-round pick Kevin Minter is disappointing, but the revival of Karlos Dansby playing at an All-Pro level, and Daryl Washington being the stud he is, have created a formidable duo.
But, as Ted touched on in his Stock Market Report, who’s the Andrew Luck-esque “lock” out of those guys to be the next big thing?
Despite these efforts, the taunting continued. Beyond the well-publicized voice mail with its racial epithet, Jonathan endured a malicious physical attack on him by a teammate, and daily vulgar comments such as the quote at the bottom. These facts are not in dispute.
There is no further elaboration on the nature of the physical attack claimed by Martin’s camp, and the Miami Dolphins organization has not released a statement in response to the latest claims. The NFL is currently investigating the team at the request of the front office to ensure there was no further impropriety.
The two wild card teams are Carolina and San Francisco. The chase for both spots remains wide open, though, with two teams within one game and two others just 1.5 games back. As has been the case in recent years, the wild cards in the NFC likely won’t be determined until the final week of the season.
Leslie Frazier cares about Leslie Frazier’s employment status after December 29. If the Vikings do fire him, do you suppose he wants to go into interviews and have guys say Texans Cheap Jerseys to him, “Hey, you were that guy that spent last year trying to lose football games, right? How’d that work out for you?” Yeah, I’m Cheap Authentic NHL Jerseys pretty sure that he would not. So, Leslie Frazier and company not going to coach to lose.