Found July 26, 2012 on Total Titans:
I started with Akeem Ayers yesterday, writing about why I wanted to write about him and giving a bit of an in-depth look at his play in the Week 12 game against the Buccaneers. For this post, I also watched in detail his performance against the Broncos in Week 3 and his day against the Jaguars in Week 16.In those two games, I saw the same general mix of good and bad. Neither the Broncos nor the Jaguars spent much time running directly at him, either with a fullback (so I can't compare his performance against them to his day against the Bucs' Lorig) or without. For the most part, and as far as I could see (a key limitation dealing with a television broadcast), I thought he did a very nice job against the opposing tight ends in both the passing game and the running game, with only a couple miscues. He did lose his footing a couple times against the Jaguars, which may have been partly a turf issue.As I was aware before this post, Ayers spent a lot more time in nickel as the sea...

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