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Old 06-10-2013   #1
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Default 2012 In Depth--Johnathan Joseph: The Numbers, The Tape, The Verdict

Must read in depth metrics look at JJo's 2012 season, and why why he's counted among the top CBs in the game:



2012 In Depth--JOHNATHAN JOSEPH: THE NUMBERS, THE TAPE, THE VERDICT

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It’s not fair to use Johnathan Joseph’s 2012 season as an example of his talent or as a way to compare him to the other elite cornerbacks in the NFL. While playing for the Houston Texans last year, Johnson was continually battling with injuries and missed two games during the regular season because of those issues.

His determination to play through the pain and lack of comfort was very admirable, but his product on the field was undoubtedly affected by his physical limitations. Still, defensive coordinator Wade Philips still thought highly enough of Joseph’s overall ability to trust him in his usual role for the team. There was no special plan to try and hide Joseph in the secondary. He wasn’t moved onto lesser receivers, in fact he did the opposite.

Even when he was playing notably slower than he is used to, Joseph repeatedly took assignments against the opposition’s top receiver. This was the reason the Texans invested in him and just like he wasn’t succumbing to his health problems, he wasn’t going to let his role change. Joseph followed players such as Brandon Marshall, AJ Green, Jordy Nelson and Demaryius Thomas from sideline-to-sideline and into either slot during the 2012 season.

Every NFL defensive back is athletic, but not every defensive back has the right combination of physical traits to allow them to play in different positions without having to sacrifice something. Most who can’t move around the field find a spot on the field that best fits their skill-set and they stick to it. For example, Brandon Flowers rarely moved from the left cornerback position, because he excelled to an elite degree in that area of the field, whereas Patrick Peterson did move around, but struggled(in relative terms) lining up over the slot because of his lesser quickness and fluidity.

From a sheer athletic point of view, Joseph has everything that Leon Hall, Richard Sherman and Darrelle Revis have, even though his height is something some receivers can exploit. His athleticism is a very important part of his game, but when a part of it was taken away this past season, how well did he do?

Well, he wasn’t perfect, but considering the situation, he was very impressive.

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read the complete article: http://presnapreads.com/2013/06/09/j...e-the-verdict/

Don't miss clicking through to read it ... one of the better football piece's I've read.

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Default Re: 2012 In Depth--Johnathan Joseph: The Numbers, The Tape, The Verdict

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Must read in depth metrics look at JJo's 2012 season, and why why he's counted among the top CBs in the game:



2012 In Depth--JOHNATHAN JOSEPH: THE NUMBERS, THE TAPE, THE VERDICT

read the complete article: http://presnapreads.com/2013/06/09/j...e-the-verdict/

Don't miss clicking through to read it ... one of the better football piece's I've read.
Man, when they said, "in depth", they aren't kidding. They break down plays from every game that J-Jo was active.
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Can't wait to see a healthy JJo combined with Kareem. One of the best FA signings in Texan history.
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Default Re: 2012 In Depth--Johnathan Joseph: The Numbers, The Tape, The Verdict

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Man, when they said, "in depth", they aren't kidding. They break down plays from every game that J-Jo was active.
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No joke... a good read nonetheless.

That's what it takes to truly evaluate a player. You've got to watch him on every play. Not only the catches allowed, but how those catches were allowed, & you've got to be able to evaluate coverage even when the ball didn't go his way. Was he part of the reason the ball didn't go his way?

I never heard of those guys, but that was good work. I look forward to reading more.
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