Found November 08, 2012 on Player Perspective:
Generally enjoy Dan Wetzel’s work over at Yahoo, if you haven’t seen his work on the Sandusky trial definitely give it a look. Today I was on his page, and I ran across his column on why he thinks anonymous player polls need to be stopped. What spurred the column was the latest “dirtiest player” polls that were released as well as some anonymous comments against Dominic Raiola and NY Jets coach Rex Ryan. Wetzel argues that there’s no value in the polls that ask “negative” questions like “most overrated” player etc. And he says anonymous commentary should be reserved for situations in which the truth needs to be revealed without consequence — not for what Wetzel classifies as rip jobs. [To read what I think of player polls and anonymous criticism click Read More] To the first point, I think there absolutely IS value to the questions that are asked in the negative. By and large, the media tells the public what is going on in the locker rooms, how different players are viewed and that...
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