Originally Posted by Goatcheese
The NFL was a completely different animal in 2012 than it was in 2000. DBs could mug a receiver all the way down the field in 2000 and people called it tough, physical football. Now, a receiver runs over a DB and they throw a flag for defensive pass interference.
There are also a lot more quality QBs now than there were back then.
You don't have to go very deep into the 2000 list before you're talking about journeymen.
For the record, I did not bring up the 2000 defense and Dilfer- someone else did. I merely responded to it.