Quality centers growing in demand
Originally Published: October 15, 2009By Matt Williamson | Scouts Inc.
A greater premium is put on the center position now than in recent memory. Free-agent pivot men are making more than ever, and it seems that every team in the league would love to have a quality center to rely on week after week and year after year. One reason for this change is that many defenses are switching to a 3-4 scheme, which features a massive, space-eating nose tackle in the middle of the formation.
To continue reading this article you must be an Insider
MORE NFL HEADLINES
- Peterson just 'having fun' with Sherman feud
- NFL on Gordon: Culpable for what's in body
- Romo unsure he'll play in preseason opener
- Ravens' Harbaugh: Proud of Rice's response
MOST SENT STORIES ON ESPN.COM
NFL WEEK 6 PREVIEW