Where I’m coming from; Hypothetical GM
December 29, 2010 § Leave a comment
If I was the Gm of the Colts, and had the option of any runningback in the NFL to sign as an unrestricted free agent…
It would not be Adrian Peterson or Chris Johnson, it would be Frank Gore. Well, that is if all were healthy. When you come down to it, you have to take everything in perspective and Frank Gore is the best option. While he might not be the best runningback in the league with the ball in his hands, he is still at least on the verge of elite. Moreover, Peyton Manning is going to be the best weapon regardless, so I would get the best blocker/runner combo out there, Frank Gore. He can pick up blitzes as well as anyone in the league, and that makes Peyton, and subsequently the receivers, better. In the end, it is not what each players talent can do that matters, it is a team sport, and Frank Gore’s blocking will make everyone else better to a degree higher than anything he would give up as a runner.