As we did last season, we're planning to track the four high-profile quarterbacks in our Air and Space division. The twist for 2010 is that we're also looking for ways to break down the division's response to their unprecedented passing nfl throwback jerseys
I can't think of a substantive way to evaluate pass defense in the preseason, considering the schematic limitations and lineup permutations. There were some compelling clues, however.
Julius Peppers had two sacks for the Chicago Bears. The Minnesota Vikings, Green Bay Packers and Detroit Lions all experienced alarming personnel shortages in the secondary.
Here is one preseason statistic to consider calmly but thoughtfully: The Packers allowed 13 passes of 20 or more yards. The Bears and Lions were right behind them with 12 apiece. For what it's worth, those numbers ranked all three times among the bottom half in the Warren Sapp Jersey
NFL this summer.
We can offer some quantitative summaries of the four quarterback's performances, however.
As you see in the chart accompanying this post, the Packers' Aaron Rodgers sparkled. The Lions' Matthew Stafford was accurate and, for the most part, careful with the ball. The learning curve in Mike Martz's offense proved steep for Bears quarterback Jay Cutler, while Brett Favre saw substantive action in only one of nfl store
the Vikings' four games.