Found October 13, 2011 on BuffaLowDown:
Don't worry Freddie: no one thinks you're just the 30th-best back in the NFL anymore.If you weren’t reading BLD this preseason, you might have missed the insane amount of disrespect the Bills got from ESPN as the media power released its annual gaggle of preseason previews.- Most of their “experts” picked Buffalo to finish last in the AFC East. This one really didn’t bother me too much, since Buffalo did go 4-12 in 2010.- ESPN’s “Scouts” Inc. (sarcastic quotation marks added by me) released an embarrassing set of positional rankings that including ranking Ryan Fitzpatrick as the league’s 32nd-best quarterback and Fred Jackson as the league’s 30th-best running back. That’s Fred Jackson, current MVP candidate, ranked as the 30th-best back in the league. Yup.- And as is typical when the media discusses the Bills, commentators went out of their way to be snarky about the Bills’ chances, with a lot of talk about “Andrew Luck sweepstakes” and whatnot.Basically, most people at ESPN
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