Written by Evan Davis Jr on April 19, 2011
Gone are the days of the single-faceted player. The evolution of this great game of football has gone from slow and bruising, to quick and dynamic. Offensive linemen have abs and DEs can keep up with RBs. A pocket passer must know how to ”buy time”, runners have to “make somebody miss” and receivers have to “lay out”. To excel in this league means to add to this evolution by bringing yet another facet to the position and game.
Each year the Pro Bowl is decorated with athletes that kept highlight reels running and the competition sweating. Being unstoppable, unblockable or unguardable means to have at easy dispose, a litter of moves, skills and techniques, which the opposition has no answer for.
Versatility will keep a player on top. It will keep his name on an NFL jersey. It will keep pens writing and (read more…)