creamdoorthirtyniner wrote:That's not much hard evidence to bank your move on. I'd look past the stats and nto the RB's respective situation. Who looks to be more of a threat out of the backfield, who'll get more carries, things like that, if you aren't impressed with LT's superior talent.
Weeks 14-16 matchups were also key in my decision.
I believe the emergence of the passing game and Antonio Gates in San Diego last year took a lot of emphasis off of pass attemempts to LT. LT's receptions dropped from 100 in 03 to 53 in 04. That's huge. I'm not quite sure why his YPC average was 1.4 yds less in 04 than it was in 03, but it's definitely disturbing. Plus, with the emergence of a solid Backup in Sproles... that very well might cut into his carries. With a solid backup, he'll be given breathers... no question.
All this AND San Diego has to play the AFC East this year?
I'm not saying SA is more talented. It's just that my gut is telling me he'll put up better numbers this year. My gut is usually right.