Re: Flacco #100 on PFF's Top 101 of 2012 (and why it's ridiculous)
Jamal's season was fantastic but it took him almost 40 more rushes to still finish with fewer yards. Peterson averaged more than half a yard more per carry. Ponder was better than the garbage the Ravens had at QB that year, but not by a ton, and it would be a ridiculous assertion to say that teams respected Ponder more than they did Boller/Wright. Peterson averaged six per carry despite the fact that he faced 8-10 in the box every single play.
Watt's season was great, but you guys remember they played defense before sacks started being recorded in '82, right? Mean Joe Greene would crush like Watt did. Sapp had a 16.5 sack season the year the Bucs won the SB.
I'm not really committed enough to Watt's season not being a GOAT to argue that much, that's more splitting hairs. But ultimately I don't think there's much to argue that Peterson's season was better than Watt's.
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