Acceleration > "40" Times Be Damned. It's the Capacity to rapidly cover short Distances that makes an Impact.
Agility > Fluidity & Ricochet, Launch Velocity & Acceleration. Far more crucial to Success than Long Speed.
Beastocity > Of or pertaining to an Act of Beastocity ~ Embracing The Beast Within. To Beast or Not to Beast.
Blocking > The very Heart of FootBall and its Greatness ~ that which most perfectly resembles Warfare.
Book Value > My Term for "Points" assigned by the classic Draft Value Chart ~ which is of course only a Guide.
CenterFielders > A far more accurate and appropriate Term than "Free Safeties" ~ in my abjectly humble opinion!!
Combat Skills: Paw Power, Mechanics ~ Hand Speed & Positioning ~ and of course: Frame.
Core Agility > Synonymous with Fluidity: Flowing & Serpentine Capacity of Movement. See Core Strength.
Core Strength > Capacity to reject Power ~ to Anchor.
Core Power > Capacity to project Power ~ to Drive.
Crispocity > The State of Extraordinary Crispiness.
Diagnostic Velocity > The Speed at which one effectively Reads & Reacts to the Rapidly Roiling Tactical LandScape. This is of course perfectly synonymous with Processing Speed, my favorite Aspect of this Great Game.
Dragons > Smaller and Athletic Defensive Ends that project to "34" Flank Defender, "43" Defensive End, or both.
Eagles > The CenterFielder ~ Free Safety ~ in The Yankee 245.
Falcons > The Big CornerBacks in The Yankee 245 ~ they'll optimally match up with the Split End.
Field Vision > Synonymous with Processing Speed and Diagnostic Velocity.
FirePower > A QuarterBack's Velocity & DownField Precision.
FlankerBacks or Flankers > Medium, Fast "Wide Receivers" who usually line up at Flanker or ought to.
Flank Defenders or Flankers > Pure "OutSide LineBackers", to you Earthlings.
Flex Ends > Smaller and more Agile Tight Ends who spend more time Receiving than Blocking ~ guys who line up all over the Formation: At Tight End, Slot End, SlotBack, and even at FlankerBack, Split End, FullBack, and WingBack.
FlexBacks > HalfBacks who're serious Receiving Threats ~ who can Split Out Wide and run the Route Tree.
FlexWing > A 24th Century Version of Percy Harvin ~ a guy who lines up at SlotBack, at Slot End, at HalfBack, at WingBack, at FullBack, and at FlankerBack...a SlotBack who takes an active hand in the Running Game!!
Fluidity > Flowing & Serpentine Capacity of Movement. Core Agility.
FullBack > No Such Animal!! Hasn't been the "Full" Back for Decades, has it?? And while it lives forever as a Position in various Alignments, it's been rendered obsolete as a full time Positional Designation in the Modern Game.
Grizzlies > Enormous and Powerful Defensive Tackles noted for taking up Multiple Blockers and dominating the Middle.
Gryphons > Defensive Back/MidFielder Hybrids in The Yankee 245.
Hawks > The Little CornerBacks ~ 5110 or 6000 ~ in The Yankee 245 ~ they'll match up with the FlankerBacks.
Lateral Agility > Aptitude for Swiftly & Spryly Shuttling & Scuttling from Side to Side!!
Launch Velocity > Burst Off the Snap!!
Lions > Huge, Long and Strong Defensive Ends or Tackles that project to "34" End, "43" Tackle, or both.
Long Speed > "40" Time. An important Element, but a vastly overrated one.
Mecuriality > Strategic or Tactical Unpredictability, rendered by the presence of Hybrid Threats.
MidFielders > "Middle LineBackers" and "InSide LineBackers", as you Earthlings call'm.
Motor > Quality, Consistency, and Endurance of Effort.
Navigation ~ The Capacity to navigate the Field in pursuit of Yards After Catch.
Paw Power > The quality of a Trench Warrior's Punch.
Pocket Presence speaks to three things: Poise, or how one's Processing Speed and Precision stand up Under Pressure, how effectively one navigates the Pocket in terms of Temporal & Spatial Instincts, and, above all: How effectively one operates Off Script ~ when a Play Breaks Down and Plan A goes flying out the window.
PowerBacks > Hard Yard Mashers ~ Jerome Bettis.
Precision speaks above all to Mechanics: A QuarterBack's consistency with his Stance, his Set Up, and his Delivery. I refer to consistent Accuracy in the Short & Intermediate Zones, where the best Offenses all make their Bread & Butter. In breaking it down, I'm looking at Timing, Touch, and Trajectory: Leading Receivers to DayLight.
Processing Speed > The Speed at which one effectively Reads & Reacts to the Rapidly Roiling Tactical LandScape.
Raptors > The CornerBacks in The Yankee 245 ~ Birds of Prey!!
Ricochet > Explosiveness out of Breaks!!
Routing > The Capacity to adeptly ~ crisply, shrewdly, and reliably ~ Run Routes and Get Open.
RoverBacks > A far more accurate and appropriate Term than "Strong Safeties" ~ in my abjectly humble opinion!!
Sam Flankers > Strong Side Flank Defenders.
Separation > A Receiver's Ability to leave'is Defender In The Dust as he runs his Route.
SchottenHeimeritis > The Tendency to lose PlayOff Games due to Toxic Testicular Deficiency.
SlotBacks > Small, Quick "Wide Receivers" who usually line up at SlotBack or who ought to ~ Wes Welker.
Split Ends > Big, Tall "Wide Receivers" who usually line up at Split End or ought to.
Tight Ends > Classical Hybrids designed to Block and, optimally, to Receive, as well ~ Rob Gronkowski.
Trajectory > A mercurial Formula that blends Talent, Speed of Improvement, and the Probability of continuing that Speed of Improvement, based on perceived Intelligence, Passion, and Work Ethic: Talent x Intelligence x Drive.
Verticity > Smoothness & Explosiveness of the Turn + Burn ~ Flip of the Hip!! ~ usually in Coverage.
Will Flankers > Weak Side Flank Defenders.
WingBacks > The Hybrid's Hybrid: A combination Tight End, Flex End, and Clasic FullBack. guys who line up all over the Formation: At Tight End, Slot End, SlotBack, and even at FlankerBack, Split End, FullBack, and WingBack. Optimally, a WingBack is a genuine Threat to Run or Receive on any Play, and as, above all, an Impact Blocker.
Wolves > Smaller and Athletic Defensive Tackles noted for penetrating the BackField and for their Range.
Wrapping > Tackling Technique ~ Form, Precision, and Consistency.
Yankee > A Native of the Great Land of New EngLand. No other Critter on Earth is a genuine Yankee. A Freedom Fighter