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.
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!! Whether it's Trench Warriors attacking each other or Backs, Ends, and Fielders moving in Space, "40" Times Be Damned. It's the Capacity to rapidly cover short Distances that makes an Impact.
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 > HalfBacks who do their best Work between the Tackles.
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!!
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.
SpeedBacks > HalfBacks who do their best Work outside the Tackles.
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 Philosophical Formula that calculates a Prospect's Potential & Risk, based on perceptions of Talent, Intelligence, Passion, and Work Ethic: Talent x Intelligence x Drive = Potential/Risk.
Verticity > Smoothness & Explosiveness of the Turn + Burn ~ Flip of the Hip!! ~ usually in Coverage.
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.