I decided to have an awards ceremony, which I hope you enjoy.. The Colts have made a virtually unnoticeable change of head coaches, especially not an easy task when you consider the previous coach led the team to a Super Bowl win not long ago.The Colts have also struggled to find a running game, as well as deal with several significant injuries. The team has not had a hard schedule yet, but Manning's 15 touchdowns versus four interceptions has carried the team a long way, as has his 109.3 quarterback rating.His molding of the Colts young receivers is more proof of Manning's insatiable drive and dedication to perfection and especially victory.. What are the Panthers getting from their 11th year veteran and his $6 million dollar a year contract Five touchdowns against 13 interceptions with a quarterback rating of 59.3. Carolina has run the ball well, which is amazing considering none of their opponents respect their passing game.Delhomme is basically a fat millionaire being paid to hand the ball off all game while praying that will get his team a win. This strategy has gotten two of the teams three wins, because Delhomme completed 16 out of 31 attempts total in those victories.
If Carolina had a quarterback, they might be doing better than their 3-4 record.. Oher was a man who amazingly fell into the laps of the Ravens laps of the 2009 NFL Draft.On that day, he stated he would make all the teams who had a chance to get him, regret passing on him. His shutting down All-Pro Jared Allen, in the Ravens loss to the Minnesota Vikings, was given notice by many of the league's pundits.Gaither is back now, so Oher had gone back to the right side to continue his excellent play. He has given up only two sacks all season, which is excellent for any lineman at this point of the season.If you really want to learn about this man, then see a movie on his life premiering on Nov 20, 2009, titled, "The Blind Side.". You could also look at Buffalo Bills Aaron Maybin's six tackles thus far, or Cleveland Browns Alex Mack's struggles right now, or New Orleans Saints Malcolm Jenkins one tackle so far as well.Raji was the ninth player chosen overall in the 2009 draft, and the second defensive player chosen. His pick was one of necessity, because the Packers had just switched to a 3-4 defense and needed the all important position of nose tackle filled.
Raji was considered the type who could dominate the position, which can take a 3-4 defense a very long way.He did not play in the first two games of the season, and has played sparingly since.Raji has given Green Bay just eight tackles thus far, and this is not what the Packers had hoped for. One thing you might imagine is McDaniels whistling the song, "I did it my way" He has. McDaniels walked into Denver just a few months ago and told everyone it was his way or the highway. The first to hit the highway was their star quarterback Jay Cutler. He then announced he only had 30 players on his draft board, and he actually got the guys he wanted in moves that were widely criticized by Broncos fans.It got to the point that several of the fans were calling for his firing before he even stepped onto the field.Those critics are quieted now by the muzzle of victory.
McDaniels has totally turned around the team in every facet almost. The smartest move he may have made was getting Mike Nolan to coach his defense.Denver had one of the lower echelon defenses in the NFL for several previous seasons, but this has not been the case in 2009.This team wins because of defense, and is calling on the ghosts of the "Orange Crush" days. They are the second-best team in points allowed so far.The one part of the team that McDaniels would like to improve is offense, where the team is now 20th in scoring. Many teams tend to struggle in a new offensive philosophy the first season, but Denver's 6-1 record thus far belies that theory. As the team becomes more comfortable with McDaniels play calling, with the defense doing what it has done so far, it is not unfathomable that the Broncos could win the AFC West this year. Zorn came into Washington, D.C. last year as a quarterbacks coach with no other experience other than the fact he was a quarterback in the NFL in the 1970's.