FanPost

Goofy mental exercise

I had fun with this, in my head. Imagine the following: an NFL team had to sub in, for one of their players, at any position, TWO exact copies of you (so they'd be allowed to have 12 men on the field in this case). Is there any position at which they'd be better off, even for a single play?

For reference I am a decent athlete, have never played organized football, and am short and skinny.

For me the first thing that came to mind was wide receiver...it would be an extra person to cover, you could have a 5-wideout set and block like it was a 4-wideout set, for instance. However, when you consider that 1) it might be easier for two players to single-cover me than to double-cover an NFL wide receiver 2) catching an NFL pass is probably be harder than it looks and 3) I might break in half if I was tackled, then I am not so sure.

I think that rushing the passer on an obvious passing down is the only possibility, at least for me. They would have to block the two of me with two players, and if they didn't, even if I failed to catch or tackle the QB I could certainly make it more difficult to throw the ball down the field.

I don't know if anyone else finds this kind of thing fun to think about, but if you do, please chime in.

Just another great fan opinion shared on the pages of BuffaloRumblings.com.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Buffalo Rumblings

You must be a member of Buffalo Rumblings to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Buffalo Rumblings. You should read them.

Join Buffalo Rumblings

You must be a member of Buffalo Rumblings to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Buffalo Rumblings. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9341_tracker