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Yep, I'm in edit mode as well, and I only see the picture of No. 25 (Chung) next to the Gregory bold face. I don't see a picture of Gregory anywhere. Try exiting the editing and going back in. Delete the photo of Gregory and try again would be my best bet. The length of your article, combined with blockquotes likely prohibits more than one image from showing up. Let me know if you need any more help.
No problem! Are you talking about the photo of Chung? It's showing up for me when I open the article.
Hey James. You're totally correct that the secondary belongs to the team, which is why the possessive team name thing is kind of counterintuitive. Here's the trick I use (per B/R's Question Clearinghouse, but I'm adapting it to this case): if the city name works as a possessive noun in the construction, it warrants the possessive. So in this sentence: "The return of second-year cornerback Ras-I Dowling brings hope to a New England Patriots' secondary that struggled heavily in 2011..." As I am editing I substitute 'Patriots' with 'New England.' It would read: "...brings hope to a New England's secondary that struggled heavily in 2011." Thus, not a possessive noun construction. On the other hand, in this sentence: "Dowling sticks out from the Patriots' current cornerback crop..." it works as "New England's current cornerback crop" so your usage was correct. I'm sorry this reply is so long, does it help any?
Great article on Arrington and I'm glad someone decide to write about his play last season because you get so many different opinions about his play. I thought you had great research and glad you talked about his metrics because it's not a common thing writers use. If you don't mind and have time I would like to know what you think about my comment on your article. Keep up the good work
That's funny we both decided to write about Arrington on the same day. I enjoyed your article, good stats from Pro Football Focus, and I agree with what you said. Keep up the thoughtful pieces, James.
thanks for the Andre Carter link :)
Hey, thanks to you for writing all these great articles! Looking forward to read your new stuff! GO Pats!