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When Darrelle Revis went down for the year in Week 3 of the 2012 season, the Jets were forced to look into the cornerback pool in search of depth to make up for his absence. Among their signings was former Falcons’ corner Darrin Walls to the practice squad. Very little was made of the move, but few could have predicted that Walls, the Notre Dame alum, would be playing significant snaps later in the season. Today, we step into the film room to take a closer look at how he played and what he could contribute in 2013.
It is easy to forget how much playing time Walls saw down the stretch, and some probably decided for themselves that Walls wasn’t very good on the field because of the lack of attention he received for his play. In fact, Rich Cimini’s blind criticism of Walls’ play in his analysis over snap counts on two occasions (first and second) may have mislead fans in believing Walls didn’t play well. However, Walls played in 62% of the team’s defensive snaps in the two games (Wee...
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A source told FOX Sports on Tuesday night that former New York
Jets guard Brandon Moore, whose butt caused Mark Sanchez's infamous
'butt fumble' last season, has agreed to terms on a one-year deal
with the Cowboys.