Originally posted on Turn On The Jets  |  Last updated 11/11/13
After Dee Milliner’s performance versus the Saints a week ago, some heralded him as a player who finally overcame the rookie hump to become a solid starter. On the other hand, some fans have stuck with the bust label that they prematurely gave him this season, because his game was somewhat overblown by a few splash plays. Both of these reactions are far too extreme to boast about after we have had such a small exposure to the rookie (only four games). Here are some unbiased observations of the good and bad flashes he is still showing (his performance earned him a 1.0 Pro Football Focus Grade). Let’s break him down as a corner in four extremely telling plays. Play #1: A little stitch in Rex Ryan’s defensive playcalling is his love for mixing in trap coverage schemes with his regulation coverage schemes. A trap coverage typically consists of a defender appearing to play a different part of the play than he is really going to, like a corner faking to drop in zone in a Cover Four but really
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