Originally Posted by Scooter
reed was a minor feature on PLAYBOOK
going into the 49'ers game. they pointed out a couple plays that show exactly what he does that arent seen by the stat sheet or casual observer. there is genuine fear from quarterbacks about throwing it ed's way and for good reason. that reason is why i've been asking for a centerfielder for so long. now if schaub can keep from screwing us, we have probably the #1 defense - one that's improving as we go.
Having watched the PLAYBOOK piece, I find the Reed analysis a bit of gross over-analysis of those plays. On plays with no co-deep safety, hearing the word "gambling" does not instill great confidence, especially when that safety is not known for his tackling prowess to begin with.