FFL: Coaching changes
Depends. Take Indianapolis offensive coordinator Tom Moore. Strong game planner. Innovative. Flexible. But he didn't exactly invent the wheel so much as he lucked into QB Peyton Manning. Credit Moore for putting Manning and his mates in position to make plays, but No. 18 probably would have found a way to become a great player if his career had begun with the Rhein Fire.
Players like San Diego QB Drew Brees, who suddenly find themselves after languishing in the same system for years, make it even more difficult to gauge the effects of coaching and schemes on individual players. Have QBs Kyle Boller and Joey Harrington been held back by poor instruction and the decisions made by their bosses, or are they just crummy NFL starters?
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