Dante Hall, Devin Hester, or Josh Cribbs? Take Your Pick

June 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Far too many fans seem to take a solid special teams core for granted.
Yes, most of the scoring happens on offense. And, yes, the defense is actually the ones whose job it is to stop the opposing offense. But a great special teams unit is deadly.
Just think at how much better off the Baltimore Ravens were during the decade-plus that Matt Stover spent on the team. It was a rarity to see the guy miss a field goal. In my opinion, he was probably the most reliable kicker in history—modern history at least.
The punter is very much underrated as well, and is often taken for granted. If you can't pin the other team deep in to their own territory, they obviously have a much better chance to drive down the field.
It's common sense, people! Don't take special teams for granted.
Kicking and punting is most likely a bit too boring for those casual football fans. That's where return men like Dante Hall, Devin Hester, and Josh Cribbs come in.
Hall, ("The X-Factor"...

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