He's raw, we all know this, but from the reports I've read, is that he is ascending quickly, and can develop quickly enough to be a factor in his first year. The fact that he is a physical WR, and loves to block, and is damn good at it, is a plus, given the style of play the Jets plan to deploy this year.
His size and speed alone adds a threat and a dynamic to the middle of the secondary, and forces the safety position to adjust, and taken out of the play. This will be especially beneficial in the Jets running game, the wildcat, and in play action, all of which will be staples of the Jets offense under Sparano. This is something the Jets didn't have last year with Burress. In Schilenz and Hill, they have two players that can be very effective at the X position.
Last edited by Ray Ray19; 04-30-2012 at 12:31 AM.
Just because a player was not asked to run routes in school does not mean he cannot.
In fact, it was reported by several different people who follow draft prospects that Hill actually has some route running ability, as was shown in his many pre-draft workouts.
And there are not many WRs with Hills triangle numbers who have completely failed. Many of them can get by and contribute on sheer athletic ability.
Love the "age" spin, you never seem to have the same angle for the Pats when they are usually the older team on the field.
Scott, Pace, and Thomas aren't the main cogs of this defense, not anymore
Pace is still in his prime, Scott, with less weight can still be a very good player, Thomas is a stop gap, the Jets will be a lot younger at OLB this year with Maybin and potentially Sapp, not to mention a very talented and deep, and YOUNG, DL.
BTW, the Pats beat the Greatest Show on Turf in February 2001 scoring 13 points on offense. Apparently 13 points was good enough to outscore one of the best offenses in NFL history.
The Pats' losses in the Super Bowl were a team effort. It wasn't all Brady's fault. He played a part in the loss, but it was the defense not being able to stop Manning that cost the games in the end of both games. This past February, the Pats were up by three points with 57 left in the game. In the first meeting, the Pats were up by 4 with 2:07 left.
Out of the five Super Bowls Brady was in, he one scored like the Brady you suggest in one where he threw for 354 yards and 3 TDs vs. the Panthers.
Maybin disappeared down the stretch because teams probably figured him out. Sapp has not done much in his career and his "potential" means very little right now. A weakness that the Jets did not address in free agency thus far or the draft.
Fact of the matter is two years ago, the LB corp was a strength of the defense and now it is a weakness.
I have have some homer in me, but I have proven I can be objective at least at times and give credit to the Jets and criticize the Pats at least at times. You have never criticized the Jets and you always attribute any success for the Pats to luck.
You do realize that you are such a blind homer and so obsessed with me that I have let you highjack this thread making this board a less enjoyable experience for your fellow Jets fans.
Maybin didn't disappear, he was always a situational player, he played less against physical offenses that ran the ball a lot.
The Jets didn't need to address in FA, they have young players that have potential. Maybin is already up 10 lbs this off-season and the team believes and is banking that he will be a more effective player this year and will play more with the base defense.
Stop spewing your garbage, you don't know what you're talking about.
The Jets will be playing a lot more 4-3 this year, it's obvious they are shifting some of their defensive philosophy. They hired the DL coach from the Vikings, a team that ran the 4-3, the Jets are stocking up at DL, especially at DE in Wilkerson and now Coples. Coples can still play some 3-4 OLB. Maybin is putting on weight and will be a bigger part of the rotation. Pace is still in his prime. The team is very high on the kid they drafted in the 3rd round, and his speed at inside LB will be a much needed fusion of talent. The Jets added several players in the secondary at S with Landry, and the kids they drafted, adding more speed at a position of need.Fact of the matter is two years ago, the LB corp was a strength of the defense and now it is a weakness.
Stop, you don't know what you're talking about.
Last edited by Ray Ray19; 04-30-2012 at 12:45 AM.
Brady threw for 50 TDs in 2007 and managed only 14 points in the SB. Fail.
Threw for 5,000 yards and 40 TDs in 2011. 17 points in the SB. Fail.
The lousy Pats defense played a fine game. Brady did not.
I know you won't admit you're wrong, you never do. That's fine. Everybody can see the truth, except you of course.
Once again, stop posting, you don't have any clue of what you're talking about.