Off-season acquisitions proving valuable


 So far so good I think...


Ashley Lelie --  a previous three-sport standout in football, track, and basketball has yet to put up stats, but if you watched him VS the Vikings, he shows he still has that break-away speed, not to mention he runs excellent routes. He could be a game changer for us if he remains healthy.

Mike Vrabel (Mr. Do-it-all)- Right now he only has 2 Tackles (Not much PT), but has had solid coverage and pressure so far this pre-season and he provides us with leadership in that LB position, him and Cassel were simply a steal for a 2nd rounder IMO.  Wonder if they will put him in on offense?!

Matt Cassel - He is 11 for 19 right now (would be better if werent for drops) with no picks and 1 TD not to mention a couple rushes for a 6.5 average lol not bad for only 2 1/2 or 3 quarters of play.

Corey Mays (my favorite acquisition)  -- Has racked up 9 tackles and 8 of those 9 were solo, including 4 QB pressures and 1 pass defensed, this guy i think was a diamond in the rough for our team in this scheme. His energy is off the charts, full speed ALL day.

Mike Brown - Although Pollard is my favorite player on this team, Mike Brown has shown he could be better in coverage for us as his replacement or back-up, regardless I like what he has shown so far.

Bobby Engram and Toomer have yet to really put up much, Toomer is the only one with a reception out of the two, but they are vets and they will get balls and contribute to this team I think when the situation is at its worst. They might have the better hands on our team, 3rd downs... we need these guys

My point is I think the personnel decisions made by Pioli and the team have been very beneficial to this rebuilding process and the start of a really good team.  If we address the O-line in the Draft and season to follow 2009, I think we could return to elite status not only in the AFC West, but in the AFC overall. What do you guys think?


Pollard, The Bonecrusher 

This is a FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of Arrowhead Pride's writers or editors. It does reflect the views of this particular fan though, which is as important as the views of Arrowhead Pride writers or editors.

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