We are more than half way through the season.
I think it is now clear that Aubrayo Franklin was the most underrated player on the team.
Kevin Lynch asked this question.
I answered Aubrayo Franklin.
Jeff Ulbrich and Takeo Spikes gave the same answer.
"Linebacker Jeff Ulbrich volunteered his name while watching Franklin stroll from the lunch tent to the locker room during OTA practices in June.
Several other players confirmed the choice most particularly linebacker Takeo Spikes, whose 122 tackles are greatly due to Franklin's presence. "A lot of things he does goes unnoticed, but if you're another player, you see it," Spikes said. "
My answer by the way was "I have to go with Aubrayo Franklin. He played very well at the end of the year, and few, if any recognize it."
The article was a good read, and, if Takeo Spikes can be trusted, it helps me understand why the defense got so much better at the end of the year.
[ Edited by buck on Nov 14, 2009 at 15:15:20 ]