Originally Posted by jetsfan1983
Number of tackles means very little in the NFL.
During years where we were garbage against the run, our linebackers were leading the NFL in tackles when it was clear that they sucked.
Burfict wasn't dropping primarily because he was crazy, it was because the guy has ZERO hips and doesn't have NFL quickness.
RIght now he's your typical adequate at times starter... He's not a significant factor so it's not worth praising him much.
If you watch him play, he has been very good for the Bengals. We definitely should have drafted him late. I said it many times. Chalk it up as another Jets draft blunder.