It's always worth it to add defensive backs to your rosters; it's a passing league, and a team ought to add players to try defense an opponent's passing game. But it also helps in a passing league to have a passing game. The Vikes have another young defensive back, and that should be a good thing. But the Vikes also passed on an opportunity to add another potential quarterback or another potential wide receiver to give the offensive air game some further thrust.
Saturday, April 26, 2008
Passing on the Passing Game
At this point, absolutely everybody is flummoxed by Brad Childress' total faith in Tarvaris Jackson at quarterback. Should Jackson not turn into a competent pro, there is neither a long-term backup plan or an immediate backup player. We might also be vexed at the Vikings' assessment that the one move necessary to upgrade a horrible group of wide receivers was Bernard Berrian. I like the Berrian signing a whole lot, but that is one move that should be made to improve those receivers. Evidently the Vikes also have faith that Sidney Rice and Aundrae Allison will make competent contributions.