Yahoo’s Jason Cole Ranks Raiders’ O-Line As NFL’s Worst: Not So!

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Enough is enough. How dare Jason Cole of Yahoo Sports say that the Oakland Raiders offensive line is the worst in the NFL. Has he looked at all of the videos and all of the data? I don't think so.
Cole decided on ranks yet his methodology for assigning a number to the O-line for the Raiders and other teams is not shown. Words, words, words, and few, if any, numbers which allow for comparisons and quantitative analysis.
When a writer compiles a lot of verbage without some references to the measures that are so meticulously recorded in the NFL, it makes many of us wonder about the veracity of the writer. Is it news or is it propaganda? It looks like propaganda to many of us who use words, symbols, graphs and numbers to establish the comparability of certain qualities of NFL football.
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"As I posted yesterday, Jason Cole of Yahoo! Sports is ranking all the NFL teams by position. I went back and looked at a couple of his previous ra...

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