Steve Jobs is remembered to today as a tech pioneer who brought forth many innovations that have improved everyday life (or made a lot of nifty distractions?) and gave us tools that have changed how we interact the world. Yet, he was a college drop out who also got his tech start by hacking into land lines to make free long distance calls.
Youthful Exuberance in the NFL among rookie players tends to showcase not only great potential, but early mistakes. Yet, mistakes are not why these players are selected. It is what they may become that draws us to them.
Marcus Williams, Marshon Lattimore, Alvin Kamara and Ryan Ramczyk led a rookie class of players that changed the New Orleans Saints from a middling franchise (over the past three seasons) to winners again. The mentality changed in the lockeroom and the play on the field followed.
This is where Ellias and myself find ourselves at the end of the 2017 season. Dissapointed in the loss of one game, yes, but elated at the overall result and where the teams looks to be heading in 2018. We discuss this and more on the podcast.
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