Updated New York Jets Beat Reporter Madden Ratings

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LINE 'EM UP AND RANK 'EM.

Before the season began, we ranked the beat reporters. Here's an updated ranking. Please share your thoughts below on this motley crew.

Name Article Originality Ability to Write Without Snark Ability to Actually Analyze Football Refusal to Resort to Sensationalism Ability to Competently Use Twitter Overall Rating
Dan Leberfeld 0.5 14 0 18 2 6.9
Bart Hubbuch 65 3 11 9 44 26.4
J.P. Pelzman 17 11 45 48 25 29.2
Manish Mehta 55 5 13 0 89 32.4
Rich Cimini 65 16 79 13 0 34.6
Jane McManus 67 23 43 59 30 44.4
Brian Costello 80 23 75 5 94 55.4
Kimberley Martin 60 8 45 74 94 56.2
Dennis Waszak 70 87 60 90 99 81.2
Darryl Slater 73 90 71 85 99 83.6
Seth Walder 85 95 70 71 99 84
Chris LoPresti 75 87 79 92 99 86.4
Kristian Dyer 93 63 81 97 99 86.6
Ben Shpigel 85 74 89 87 99 86.8
Stu Woo 90 93 85 94 99 92.2

Notes: Dan Leberfeld and Brian Costello took the biggest hits during the season. Leberfeld is the worst of the worst because he doesn't provide anything of substance, he just tweets random nonsense that usually doesn't make sense. J.P. Pelzman took a huge hit when he nearly had an aneurism asking about Ira Akselrad. Both are outdated and peaked sometime in the 1970s. Costello took the Manish Mehta pill and just became an absolute troll (see articles about Tim Tebow, Mark Sanchez), whereas Mehta actually calmed down and got ever so slightly better after a disastrous preseason outing. We have some new additions to the beat crew, including Stu Woo, who has been very good. I strongly suggest you follow him on Twitter.

Worst Article of the Year Award:

Worst Tweet of the Year Award:

The Mike Florio Award: Dan Leberfeld

The Eric Allen Reporter of the Year Award: Stu Woo

Stretch Expert of the Year Award: Bart Hubbuch

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