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Sheldon Richardson makes Top-100 players of 2013 list

The rookie defensive tackle came into the NFL with lots of energy and a strong competitive edge. The stats don?t do his play justice. Sheldon Richardson?s presence to disrupt the line of scrimmage, stuff the run, or rush the passer, are very impressive for such a young player. Sheldon Richardson comes in at number 94, [?]

The rookie defensive tackle came into the NFL with lots of energy and a strong competitive edge. The stats don’t do his play justice. Sheldon Richardson’s presence to disrupt the line of scrimmage, stuff the run, or rush the passer, are very impressive for such a young player.

Sheldon Richardson comes in at number 94, out of the Top-100 Plays of 2013

Image: Associated Press

While it’s nice to see rookies get some love, it’s surprising that the Defensive Rookie of the Year did not get more of it. Richardson would echo this sediment on Twitter.

Here’s to hoping to see more Jets on the list—Wilkerson’s gotta be there now, right?!?

But as Matt Forte stressed on NFL Network’s Top-100 Reaction Show, the list is a popularity contest. Forte was disappointed for his ranking of 91. 

Published with permission from One Jet at a Time.

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