How Saints DC Rob Ryan Is Misusing Rookie Safety Kenny Vaccaro

November 27, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Jack of all trades, master of none...
Answer this question objectively; what has New Orleans Saints safety Kenny Vaccaro really done well? Most of you will point to his physicality when tackling. But can you name a jaw-dropping hit he's delivered thus far?
Some of you will point to the great range that he has. But his lone interception came on a poorly thrown pass by Arizona Cardinals' quarterback Carson Palmer—in what is referred to as a "gift" in football vernacular.
A ton of you will try to sell Vaccaro on being a great cover guy. Those doing that also sell bridges to the naive. 
Let's not get it twisted. Vaccaro has all the makings of being one of the best players in the NFL. The ferocity with which he operates may only be superseded by his innate football intelligence. To put it simply, this guy is gifted.
So why hasn't he had more of an impact?
His stat line of 54 tackles, one sack, one INT and six passes defensed is solid. When you h...

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