Six secondary standouts from football’s week that was:
1. Byron Maxwell, CB, Dolphins (NFL): Outweighed by about 30 pounds and giving up three inches in height to the monster of a receiver that is Brandon Marshall, Maxwell already had a tall task ahead of him in Sunday’s game against the Jets.
It was made worse in the days leading up to the game, as Marshall dragged Maxwell into a one-sided war of words by complaining about Maxwell’s physical style of coverage and accusing Maxwell of constantly holding and grabbing.
Maxwell didn’t return fire in front of the media. He just went out and held Marshall to six catches for 45 yards in Miami’s 27-23 victory. Continue reading