Thursday, February 28, 2013
RTC: Weighing cost vs. production
By Paul Kuharsky
Reading the coverage ...
J.J. Watt is starting a charity softball game that will pit the Texans' offense against the defense and will be played for the first time on April 27, says John McClain of the Houston Chronicle.
Measuring production versus price. Nathan Jahnke of Pro Football Focus shows us who was undervalued and overvalued on the Texans. Houston is among the best teams for getting value for their players.
Yards per target were down for everyone but Andre Johnson on the 2012 Texans, says Nate Dunlevy of Bleacher Report.
The Colts shouldn’t pursue Pittsburgh receiver Mike Wallace in free agency, says Ben Savage of Colts Authority.
Jahnke of Pro Football Focus shows us who was undervalued and who was overvalued on the Colts.
Indianapolis GM Ryan Grigson knows a couple of recently released defensive linemen from Philly. Since the Colts need help at end and tackle, odds are they'll look at Mike Patterson and Cullen Jenkins, says Brad Wells of Stampede Blue.
New running backs coach Terry Richardson says there's no reason the Jacksonville ground game shouldn't get back on track, writes Vito Stellino of the Florida Times-Union.
Offensive lineman Guy Whimper, who was released Wednesday, was due to make $1.6 million this season, says Stellino.
There aren't many guys the Jaguars got their money's worth from in 2012, when just about everything that could go wrong did go wrong, says Jahnke of PFF.
The offseason positional analysis from Tom Gower at Total Titans wraps up with a look at special teams. Return units should improve as the roster improves.
The Titans were close to breaking even on their investments in 2012. Jahnke says the five most undervalued players on the roster played on defense.