Can Mike Wallace excel with poor play from his left tackle?

August 29, 2013 Random Perspective On

In March, Miami signed deep threat extraordinaire Mike Wallace from Pittsburgh. Also this offseason: general manager Jeff Ireland allowed left tackle Jake Long to leave and sign with the Rams, and the Dolphins have filled his position by moving right tackle Jonathan Martin to the blind side. Much has been made of Martin’s inability to […]

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D’Brickashaw Ferguson and how tackles age

April 10, 2013 Theory

A few weeks ago, I discussed why I selected D’Brickashaw Ferguson as my left tackle in the RSP Writer’s Project. In the comments to that post, mrh argued that tackles generally don’t age that well, a proposition I never really considered before. I have previously discussed quarterback age curves and examined running back aging patterns […]

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Investing heavily in a Left Tackle is a luxury bad teams can not afford

November 5, 2012 Draft

The game is won in the trenches, I know. As we hit the halfway mark of the season, some teams are already thinking about next year, and in particular, the 2013 draft. If I was in charge of a bad team, and specifically, a bad passing team, I would try to avoid spending a lot […]

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