Should the Ravens’ Mark Clayton Be Defined by Numbers?

Posted: 3rd December 2009 by Jarrett Carter in NFL
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The simple answer is yes; professional athletes and teams are heralded or jeered by wins and losses and the stats that amount to them. But is it that simple for RavensÆ receiver Mark Clayton? Between dropped passes, more attention from Joe Flacco to other receivers, and the occasional big play down the field, it may not all be so simple. But since catching 67 passes for 939 yards and five touchdowns in 2006, Clayton hasnÆt caught more than 48 passes or compiled more than 774 yards in a season. And he has yet to record back-to-back 100-yard receiving games, averaging just 30 yards a game after a 100-yard performance. No one would say Clayton is a detriment to the passing game, and very few would argue against him as an asset. HeÆs a heckuva ætweener, Clayton is. But on any given scree ...

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