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Xs & Os: Davis a "Factor Back"?

Xs & Os: Davis a "Factor Back"?

Doug Farrar takes a look at whether James Davis can make an impact on the NFL. What does a play executed against the Chicago Bears last Thursday indicate about his future?

Among the most interesting (read: annoying) clichés on the otherwise excellent NFL Matchup show is Merrill Hoge's ceaseless use of the "factor back" term. We're assuming Merrill means "feature back", but he just wants a bit more punch in the phrase. Anyway, when Hoge and Ron Jaworski aren't arguing about whether the forward pass should or should not be banished from the NFL, they do manage to look...

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