07 Dec 2010
Our look at why Josh McDaniels failed for ESPN Insider details the history of McDaniels's defensive tinkering, and how the free agent patches held up for one year before totally failing this time around. (You may recognize the concept from the FOA2010 essay.)
It's a year of huge cornerback contracts, with A.J. Bouye and Stephon Gilmore breaking the bank. But will these big-money contracts, and the big-time gambles associated with them, pay off?