Joe Mixon will be a controversial selection in the 2017 NFL Draft — if a team takes him.
According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, there are “many teams” that view the former Oklahoma back as “undraftable.” Mixon has drawn headlines in recently months mostly thanks to the release of the video that showed him punching a woman in the face in 2014.
“I think it was one of the greatest games I have ever played in, but when I think of an interception return for a touchdown, some other missed opportunities in the first 37, 38 minutes of the game, I don’t really consider playing a good quarter-and-a-half plus overtime as one of the ‘best games ever.’ But it was certainly one of the most thrilling for me, just because so much was on the line, and it ended up being an incredible game. There are so many things that played into that game — a high-scoring offense, a top-ranked defense, the long Super Bowl, four-and-a-half-hour game, the way that the game unfolded in the first half versus what happened in the second half … so it was just a great game.”
Most may disagree with Brady and say he’s nitpicking at his stats, but he does have a point. While the setting of the Super Bowl does make his comeback more important, he’s certainly had better individual games than this.
Take his 2007 regular-season game against the Dolphins for example. He had just four Cheap Jerseys Sites incompletions while throwing for six touchdowns with no interceptions. Or his 2007 playoff game against the Jaguars in which he had just two incompletions (26 for 28) with three touchdowns and no interceptions.
While there’s certainly a case to be made for Brady’s record-setting 466 yards in Super Bowl 51 being his best game ever, it’s also easy to understand why he feels like there are better performances on his resume.