My Chief Concerns: Position Battles


I trust that some of you are die hard Madden Football fans.  I also a

m sure that of those who claim to be, most of you are of the “”Franchise Mode” type.  So, some of you will remember the “position battles” list of the Franchise Modes’ of recent past.  You recall the part of the game where prior to camp you are given a list of certain positions where players are competing for a starting position.  The game would compare two or three sometimes four closely rated players and usually give slight favoritism to the younger rated player. Well, as you know Madden’s Franchise Mode no longer has that aspect of the game, but it got me to thinking.  What would your position battle list look like?  Here is mine:

More after the jump:

The Kansas City Chiefs Position Battles

RB:                  Jamaal Charles; Thomas Jones, Dexter McCluster

FB:                   Jackie Battle, Mike Cox, Tim Castille

WR:                 Dwayne Bowe, Chris Chambers, Dexter McCluster, Jereheme Urban, Lance Long, Quiten Lawrence

TE:                   Brad Cottam, Tony Moeaki, Leonard Pope

C:                     Casey Weigman, Rudy Niswanger, Jon Asamoah

NT:                  Shaun Smith, Ron Edwards, Garret Brown

ROLB:             Andy Studebaker; Mike Vrable, Cameron Sheffield

ILB:                 Derrick Johnson, Corey Mays, Demorrio Williams, Michael Johnson

FS:                   Jarrad Page, Kendrick Lewis

SS:                   Eric Berry, Kendrick Lewis

NCB:               Javier Arenas, Maurice Leggett, Donald Washington

KR/PR:            Javier Arenas

Any surprises?