Parrish, at Last, The Slot Guy

August 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Thank You Chan Gailey, Thank You.
Last Year, wideout/punt return specialist Roscoe Parrish became alternate bench warmer, and many Bills fans and myself never knew why. Speculation was Parrish and the old coaching regime, namely Jauron, didn't see eye-to-eye.
And of course the arrival of Owens pushed him down the depth chart. My biggest complaint was the coaching staff playing veteran Josh Reed instead.
Parrish is the perfect slot receiver, granted his size doesn't measure to most NFL scout's standards.
But a football player is a football player. And it seems this coaching staff gets it.
First, the man can move, and we all know it. His blazing speed in the open field separates him from would-be tacklers. But it's his elusiveness and quickness in tight spots that make Parrish unique and a perfect candidate to occupy the slot position.
Slot receivers are often found lined up from a nickel c...

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