the starting safeties, 3 cb, spoon, lofton, dent, peters, douglas, holmes, mr. Zolciak, bosher, quizz, snelling, weems, dahl.
Are you saying that all of these players have, "improved," under this regime? I'll give you Peters, Bosher, Dahl, and perhaps Douglas. The others, I don't feel have really, "improved," since they started here.
Moore is very hit and miss. Based on his play so far this year, I believe that we saw his best last year. Decoud still looks like a rookie at times.
I'm going to leave the two new CBs out of this because they're rookies, and it's hard to say what they have learned under this staff vs what they came in here with. Who's the 3rd CB? Grimes? The five other draft picks that TD has used on cornerbacks?
Spoon... I really like Spoon, but injury aside, his best football was two years ago. WTF happened?
Lofton was a pretty good MLB. He was horrible in pass protection, and that's why he's no longer here. Dent is obviously no better, and will likely be depth next year.
Holmes showed up to camp out of shape. He has looked better on the left side of the line, but he still looks like he gets tired as the game goes on. Jury is out on him at this point.
Biermann has developed a little, but not too much. He's a high motor guy, but he's never really seemed to develop to that next level of being an impact player. Don't get me wrong, he has made some impacts here and there along the way, but those moments have been quite infrequent. Spoon is the same way, but Spoon is a 1st round pick.
Quizz has been a bit of a disappointment for me. Then again, that might be the offensive line's problem.
Snelling is our 3rd string RB, and has been since he got here. He's never been able to get beyond that, and frankly, I don't understand why. This is an example of this regime not giving some players the opportunity to develop. Whenever our other guys have been out, Snelling has gotten it done. (aside from this year with this atrocious offensive line)
Weems was a very good special teams player... Special teams players aren't, "developed." Special teams is all about instinct and athleticism. As a wide receiver, Weems never developed.