Re: Unsung Hero #1 - Ted Washington
posted at 9/5/2010 9:34 AM EDT
In Response to Re: Unsung Hero #1 - Ted Washington
[QUOTE]Good pick, except I think you shortchanged Big Ted a little at 350. He was probably closer to 4 bills. You could also add a few guys who they don't win the first SB (or the Snow Bowl for that matter) without that never get much credit: JR Redmond, Jermaine Wiggins, David Patten and Mo Lewis.
Posted by Muzwell[/QUOTE]
Fair enough. 400 is more realistic. Above 300, it's hard for me to kind of quantify, 50 lbs here, 60 there...it all blends together.
Good choices for the others. Honestly, I can't give a nod to Mo Lewis. Yes, he started the Brady train, but let's not forget that, at the time, our Franchise player just got steamrolled, one of the top QBs in the league...that was a bad day for Pats fans. Hindsight being 20/20, we now see the benefit, but at that time, it hurt.
Redmond with his final drive in 01 heroics. He made GREAT moves, and managed to fight, claw, and crawl his way to the sideline to stop the clock.
Wiggins and his 10 catch snow bowl effort including one ricochet off of another receiver while keeping his feet inbounds. He made a lot of money off of MIN for his efforts there.
Patten was indespensible. Made the same corner endzone catch in bot the AFC Championship and Super Bowl, and had the rpesence of mind to be touching the ball while his uncounscious head was out of bounds against Buffalo earlier that year! What a freak play that was.
But those three, to me, have gotten credit where it was due. Washington, I felt, had gone widely unnoticed for his stop of Edge on the 1. Willie gets the credit, but Ted made the play.
There will certainly be more to follow, I've gotta spread them out, it's a loooooong season. But I love the additions.