J.P. Losman: Confident or Overconfident?

In a Q & A with the Patriots media this week, Buffalo Bills quarterback J.P. Losman continually responded to questions as "I" rather than "we." Is this a big deal we asked? "Hell yes" was a response we heard from a league expert. The kid is all attitude, and 100 percent sure he can get the job done. So we wondered, why is that such a bad thing?

Losman is young and self confident, that much can be gathered from spending five minutes with the man in a conversation. The former Tulane signal caller has every right to be confident; after all, he is in the NFL as a starting quarterback. It's one of 32 jobs that thousands, if not tens of thousands, of youngsters dream about growing up, and it's his. It's his now that the two starters ahead of him are either gone or hurt.

The Buffalo Bills drafted J.P. Losman as the quarterback of the future in the first round of the 2004 NFL draft, (22nd overall). Since then, Losman has had to bide his time sitting behind former starter Drew Bledsoe, and fellow veteran Kelly Holcomb who was brought in during the offseason as a potential mentor.

"We really didn't have much in common," Losman said of Bledsoe. "It was a weird situation."

Weird? OK. Maybe a different word could have been used to describe it.

"It was strange, plus I was hurt most of the time he was here. I got hurt right when I got here at training camp."

That's the weird part, a football player getting hurt and not talking to his mentor. Could there be another explanation?

"I was just in the training room, so we didn't see each other much other than meetings, which are preparing for football," Losman continued. "We really didn't get much of a chance to talk to each other."

That makes sense.

Yet something about Losman is unsettling. He's young, brash, talented and did we mention he's young? He has one heck of a cannon for an arm, and he's a hundred, if not a thousand times more mobile than the statuesque Bledsoe, and the less-than-nimble Holcomb. These are the traits his supporters point to.

The powers that be in Buffalo have decided Losman is the future. At least, they did once Holcomb went down with an injury. It was Losman's second opportunity to show what he could do. His first opportunity didn't pan out so well as he stumbled to a 1-3 record displaying signs that he was still too raw to be the starter. Holcomb was inserted to give the offense a boost, and to let the youngster learn the ropes behind another veteran besides Bledsoe. Losman took the demotion hard and showed the less mature side of a man who is supremely confident in his ability. He reacted as if he was slapped in the face when his job was given to someone else who is supposed to be able to do the job better.

In his second stint as a starter, Losman turned in a solid performance, going 9 of 16 for 137 yards and 2 TDs in a 14-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Yet that 124.2 QB rating day was the highest of his career, and was followed up by a couple of 60-something performances as the Bills dropped two straight to fall to 4-7. In his first shift he was 1-3 before giving way to Holcomb who went 2-2. In his second turn, Losman went 1-3 again (1-2 as a staarter), but looked better doing it.

Head coach Mike Mularkey thinks Losman is learning and growing in his role as a starter. Even after the Bills 10-48 shellacking at the hands of the San Diego Chargers, Mularkey stuck by his decision to stay with the youngster.

"He is still experiencing some things as a first-year starter, which is expected," Mularkey said. "It's frustrating to him because he wants to do well for his team. Taking a step back and watching Kelly was a positive for him."

He learned from Holcomb Mularkey tells people. Is that the same way he learned from Bledsoe? Judging from Losman's comments leading up to the Miami game last week, it's hard to agree with the head coach's assessment.

"I didn't really learn anything as far as football schemes or what have you," Losman said about watching from the sideline. "It was more of . . . a lot of anger builds up inside of you. You take that embarrassment, you take that anger and you use it just to say (forget) it, I'm going out there to play and do what I do best. Make the throws and just throw it hard like you know how to."

Losman's anger was palpable. You could see the emotion in his face as he struggled to come to terms with having been benched. It was an understandable reaction for someone unequivocally assured in his ability to get the job done. But was it really a positive for him, as Mularkey would like believe?

This week the New England media revisited the question about Losman's feelings on being benched.

"I told everyone that I understand the situation. This is the type of situation where this team was not ready to sit and wait for a young quarterback to figure it all out," Losman explained.

"Shane (Matthews) and Kelly (Holcomb) both have been great, helping me out whenever they feel they have a chance to or an opportunity to, which is great," Losman said about his current mentors. It's easy for him to say that now that he's back as the starter.

"I just like them being around and having that cool, calmness on the sideline and having someone to ask a question to." He continued.

Losman's competitive fire emerged as he finished addressing the question.

"That is what the coaches decided and the organization decided let's go with Kelly, but now that I have come back I realize that if you are not going to perform on the field that is the way this business is. When I was able to come back I have been able to move the ball down the field and help the offense and it has been good for us."

So in Losman's eyes, results may matter more than the process. That may not be the entire story. It appears the time he spent on the sideline, worrying about what family and friends thought, having self-pity did him no good. It was destructive behavior and it wouldn't get him anywhere when he did get a chance to return.

"I realized that I don't know why I worried about my family maybe being disappointed in me or my family and friends thinking I failed," Losman reflected. "When you worry about all those outside distractions, you learn to realize to say just screw it and come out to play football and I'm playing for myself and I'm playing for my teammates."

In the end, he agreed, the benching was a positive. "It has been good for me."

It appears now that he's starting again, Losman is back to the self-confident, strong-armed gunslinger the Bills were looking for when they drafted him. Unfortunately for the team, his confidence hasn't translated into wins. The Bills are sitting at 4-8 with virtually no chance of making the playoffs barring an unprecedented collapse by both New England and the Miami Dolphins, the teams ahead of them. That hasn't stifled Mularkey's eternal optimism that his young QB can lead the team to the playoffs.

"Until we are mathematically eliminated, which isn't yet because this division is still up for grabs, these players are motivated already," Mularkey said in his Q & A with Bills fans this week. He might be saying that because he knows players are auditioning for their jobs, and motivation, especially at quarterback, shouldn't be a problem.

"We've got a division opponent coming in here with New England this week and there isn't a lot of motivating that has to be done when we know the importance of the game. The team knows the importance of winning and the importance of their jobs. A lot of those things go into motivation."

If confidence and motivation were all that was needed to win games, The Bills might still be in contention for the playoffs. At this point, their playoff hopes are a dream, and may be more of a fantasy looking at their remaining schedule. The jobs Mularkey referred to may not only be the ones his players hold, but his own as well.

Losman, on the other hand, expects to be around for a long time. Even with his record this season at 2-6 (1-6 as the starter), his endless supply of self-centered confidence will keep him going.

"We hit a big bump in the road there and I'm just trying to get over that hump and turn the page," Losman said of the team's troubles this season. "I think the last few weeks were good from my standpoint as far as I have been playing better and I'm helping my team, but we just have to continue to get better as a team."

Whether it's "I" or "we", Losman understands the team needs to win. He just may not know whether to say we or I when addressing the media.

"All overconfidence, as most pernicious in its consequences, must be banished from the deliberations" - Sun Tzu. Translation - Confidence can be a positive thing, but overconfidence can lead to ruin.

There is no denying Losman has the confidence, and the physical tools to be "the man" in Buffalo. The only question now is, can he learn from his mistakes to lead the team to victory, or will his confidence get in the way?


Jon Scott is a contributor to Patriots Insider and has been covering the NFL for over a decade. A member of PFWA, and regular guest on Sporting News Radio, his columns appear courtesy of Scout.com. You can reach him at


Patriots Insider Top Stories

","mobileBody":"

Losman is young and self confident, that much can be gathered from spending five minutes with the man in a conversation. The former Tulane signal caller has every right to be confident; after all, he is in the NFL as a starting quarterback. It's one of 32 jobs that thousands, if not tens of thousands, of youngsters dream about growing up, and it's his. It's his now that the two starters ahead of him are either gone or hurt.

The Buffalo Bills drafted J.P. Losman as the quarterback of the future in the first round of the 2004 NFL draft, (22nd overall). Since then, Losman has had to bide his time sitting behind former starter Drew Bledsoe, and fellow veteran Kelly Holcomb who was brought in during the offseason as a potential mentor.

"We really didn't have much in common," Losman said of Bledsoe. "It was a weird situation."

Weird? OK. Maybe a different word could have been used to describe it.

"It was strange, plus I was hurt most of the time he was here. I got hurt right when I got here at training camp."

That's the weird part, a football player getting hurt and not talking to his mentor. Could there be another explanation?

"I was just in the training room, so we didn't see each other much other than meetings, which are preparing for football," Losman continued. "We really didn't get much of a chance to talk to each other."

That makes sense.

Yet something about Losman is unsettling. He's young, brash, talented and did we mention he's young? He has one heck of a cannon for an arm, and he's a hundred, if not a thousand times more mobile than the statuesque Bledsoe, and the less-than-nimble Holcomb. These are the traits his supporters point to.

The powers that be in Buffalo have decided Losman is the future. At least, they did once Holcomb went down with an injury. It was Losman's second opportunity to show what he could do. His first opportunity didn't pan out so well as he stumbled to a 1-3 record displaying signs that he was still too raw to be the starter. Holcomb was inserted to give the offense a boost, and to let the youngster learn the ropes behind another veteran besides Bledsoe. Losman took the demotion hard and showed the less mature side of a man who is supremely confident in his ability. He reacted as if he was slapped in the face when his job was given to someone else who is supposed to be able to do the job better.

In his second stint as a starter, Losman turned in a solid performance, going 9 of 16 for 137 yards and 2 TDs in a 14-3 win over the Kansas City Chiefs. Yet that 124.2 QB rating day was the highest of his career, and was followed up by a couple of 60-something performances as the Bills dropped two straight to fall to 4-7. In his first shift he was 1-3 before giving way to Holcomb who went 2-2. In his second turn, Losman went 1-3 again (1-2 as a staarter), but looked better doing it.

Head coach Mike Mularkey thinks Losman is learning and growing in his role as a starter. Even after the Bills 10-48 shellacking at the hands of the San Diego Chargers, Mularkey stuck by his decision to stay with the youngster.

"He is still experiencing some things as a first-year starter, which is expected," Mularkey said. "It's frustrating to him because he wants to do well for his team. Taking a step back and watching Kelly was a positive for him."

He learned from Holcomb Mularkey tells people. Is that the same way he learned from Bledsoe? Judging from Losman's comments leading up to the Miami game last week, it's hard to agree with the head coach's assessment.

"I didn't really learn anything as far as football schemes or what have you," Losman said about watching from the sideline. "It was more of . . . a lot of anger builds up inside of you. You take that embarrassment, you take that anger and you use it just to say (forget) it, I'm going out there to play and do what I do best. Make the throws and just throw it hard like you know how to."

Losman's anger was palpable. You could see the emotion in his face as he struggled to come to terms with having been benched. It was an understandable reaction for someone unequivocally assured in his ability to get the job done. But was it really a positive for him, as Mularkey would like believe?

This week the New England media revisited the question about Losman's feelings on being benched.

"I told everyone that I understand the situation. This is the type of situation where this team was not ready to sit and wait for a young quarterback to figure it all out," Losman explained.

"Shane (Matthews) and Kelly (Holcomb) both have been great, helping me out whenever they feel they have a chance to or an opportunity to, which is great," Losman said about his current mentors. It's easy for him to say that now that he's back as the starter.

"I just like them being around and having that cool, calmness on the sideline and having someone to ask a question to." He continued.

Losman's competitive fire emerged as he finished addressing the question.

"That is what the coaches decided and the organization decided let's go with Kelly, but now that I have come back I realize that if you are not going to perform on the field that is the way this business is. When I was able to come back I have been able to move the ball down the field and help the offense and it has been good for us."

So in Losman's eyes, results may matter more than the process. That may not be the entire story. It appears the time he spent on the sideline, worrying about what family and friends thought, having self-pity did him no good. It was destructive behavior and it wouldn't get him anywhere when he did get a chance to return.

"I realized that I don't know why I worried about my family maybe being disappointed in me or my family and friends thinking I failed," Losman reflected. "When you worry about all those outside distractions, you learn to realize to say just screw it and come out to play football and I'm playing for myself and I'm playing for my teammates."

In the end, he agreed, the benching was a positive. "It has been good for me."

It appears now that he's starting again, Losman is back to the self-confident, strong-armed gunslinger the Bills were looking for when they drafted him. Unfortunately for the team, his confidence hasn't translated into wins. The Bills are sitting at 4-8 with virtually no chance of making the playoffs barring an unprecedented collapse by both New England and the Miami Dolphins, the teams ahead of them. That hasn't stifled Mularkey's eternal optimism that his young QB can lead the team to the playoffs.

"Until we are mathematically eliminated, which isn't yet because this division is still up for grabs, these players are motivated already," Mularkey said in his Q & A with Bills fans this week. He might be saying that because he knows players are auditioning for their jobs, and motivation, especially at quarterback, shouldn't be a problem.

"We've got a division opponent coming in here with New England this week and there isn't a lot of motivating that has to be done when we know the importance of the game. The team knows the importance of winning and the importance of their jobs. A lot of those things go into motivation."

If confidence and motivation were all that was needed to win games, The Bills might still be in contention for the playoffs. At this point, their playoff hopes are a dream, and may be more of a fantasy looking at their remaining schedule. The jobs Mularkey referred to may not only be the ones his players hold, but his own as well.

Losman, on the other hand, expects to be around for a long time. Even with his record this season at 2-6 (1-6 as the starter), his endless supply of self-centered confidence will keep him going.

"We hit a big bump in the road there and I'm just trying to get over that hump and turn the page," Losman said of the team's troubles this season. "I think the last few weeks were good from my standpoint as far as I have been playing better and I'm helping my team, but we just have to continue to get better as a team."

Whether it's "I" or "we", Losman understands the team needs to win. He just may not know whether to say we or I when addressing the media.

"All overconfidence, as most pernicious in its consequences, must be banished from the deliberations" - Sun Tzu. Translation - Confidence can be a positive thing, but overconfidence can lead to ruin.

There is no denying Losman has the confidence, and the physical tools to be "the man" in Buffalo. The only question now is, can he learn from his mistakes to lead the team to victory, or will his confidence get in the way?

","skipOnMobile":false,"media":[],"dateOverride":"2005-12-08T22:53:00","authorOverride":"Jon Scott","role":"Patriots Insider","isPremium":true,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":true,"hotNamesLinked":true,"storyImage":"[MEDIA:277646]","mainImage":{},"thumbnailImage":"[THUMBNAIL:277646]","heroImage":{},"authorImage":"","tags":[{"id":"592","name":"Florida"},{"id":"10026","name":"Florida - Football"},{"id":"9786","name":"Tulane - Football"},{"id":"687","name":"Tulane"},{"id":"176","name":"New England Patriots"}],"nodes":["2251141","1799137","93","96","700","739"],"isActive":true,"inActiveAndMemberHasPublishRights":false,"createdOn":"2005-12-08T23:19:01.21","createdById":"76580","modifiedOn":"2005-12-09T20:40:29.24","modifiedBy":"76580","imgs":[],"viewStats":[],"hasVideo":false,"brandUnsafe":false,"breakingNews":false},"editorsChoice":{"siteUrls":["http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1686807-judy-battista-brady-is-not-admitting-guilt","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1686811-full-timeline-of-brady-s-legal-proceedings","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1686818-ian-rapoport-brady-eligible-for-preseason","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1687493-all-eyes-on-jimmy-garoppolo","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1687503-scouting-report-jimmy-garoppolo"],"networkUrls":["http://www.scout.com/college/oklahoma-state/story/1688347-osu-s-tyrek-coger-collapses-at-workout-dies?s=143","http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1687330-five-three-stars-who-could-be-nfl-players","http://www.scout.com/college/football/story/1688213-acc-follows-espn-network-era","http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/story/1681380-2015-nfl-stadium-experience-rankings","http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/story/1688677-video-scout100-wr-jeudy-shuts-down-fnl-camp","http://www.scout.com/college/penn-state/story/1688059-psu-ad-blasts-negative-recruiting-tactics"],"pinnedStory":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/story/1688671-5-fantasy-friendly-offenses-to-watch-in-2016","topRibbonWidgets":[],"carouselStoryUrls":["http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1686807-judy-battista-brady-is-not-admitting-guilt","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1686811-full-timeline-of-brady-s-legal-proceedings","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1686818-ian-rapoport-brady-eligible-for-preseason","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1687493-all-eyes-on-jimmy-garoppolo","http://www.scout.com/nfl/patriots/story/1687503-scouting-report-jimmy-garoppolo"],"storyStreamUrls":[],"storyStreamBlacklistUrls":[],"videoStories":[{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1678125","siteId":"127","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"profootball","siteFolder":"/nfl","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/story/1678125-nfl-s-most-indispensable-offensive-players","shortUrl":"http://foxs.pt/235lwCL","siteName":"Scout NFL Network","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"NFL","title":"NFL’s most indispensable offensive players","subtitle":"","seotitle":"NFL’s most indispensable offensive players","caption":"","deck":"Excluding quarterbacks, who are the most indispensable offensive players in the NFL?","dateOverride":"2016-06-13T09:01:22-07:00","authorOverride":"Tim Yotter","role":"Editor","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":true,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/06/12/AP_970x646.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"1b216f56-9bdb-4ab6-a8a0-22ad7cb947f8","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/06/12/AP_970x646.jpg","title":"Adrian Peterson","alt":"","focalPointX":69,"focalPointY":36,"width":969,"height":646},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"1b216f56-9bdb-4ab6-a8a0-22ad7cb947f8","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/06/12/AP_970x646.jpg","title":"Adrian Peterson","alt":"","focalPointX":69,"focalPointY":36,"width":969,"height":646},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/YotterTim_010615.JPG","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzcyMzk5MDY","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsMzcyMzk5MDY","name":"Top 5 Indispensable Offensive Players","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzcyMzk5MDY","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.com/pictures/828615","externalId":"37239906","publishDate":"2016-06-14T20:06:16.800213Z","durationMilliseconds":53000,"tags":[],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_e209b57e056cf39586238a0ebd810a1c.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Top 5 Indispensable Offensive Players"},"offsiteStories":[{"nid":"103821","siteId":"532"},{"nid":"104223","siteId":"120"},{"nid":"104296","siteId":"61","title":"Nelson Among ‘Most Indispensible’ Players","seotitle":"Jordy Nelson Among ‘Most Indispensible’ Players","mainImage":{"uuid":"8dba389c-a778-45ee-a5d4-682636570701","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/06/06/USATSI_9321741.jpg","title":"Jordy Nelson","alt":"","credit":"Mark Hoffman/USA TODAY","focalPointX":71,"focalPointY":34,"width":1280,"height":720},"deck":"Excluding quarterbacks, who are the most indispensable offensive players in the NFL? Packers receiver Jordy Nelson is among them. Without him last season, the high-flying passing game stumbled badly."},{"nid":"104517","siteId":"25"}],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1675506","siteId":"127","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"profootball","siteFolder":"/nfl","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/story/1675506-analyst-names-nfl-s-10-most-talented-teams","shortUrl":"http://foxs.pt/1X36vRJ","siteName":"Scout NFL Network","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"NFL","title":"Analyst names NFL’s 10 most talented teams","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Analyst names NFL’s 10 most talented teams","caption":"","deck":"Four playoff teams from last year didn’t make the list of the 10 most talented teams, according to one NFL analyst.","dateOverride":"2016-06-03T13:03:44-07:00","authorOverride":"Tim Yotter","role":"Editor","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/01/14/cam%26russell2.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"2a163e2d-561b-40fe-917c-be854dfbe7fe","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/14/cam%26russell2.jpg","title":"Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers & Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks","alt":"","credit":"Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":56,"focalPointY":45,"width":1280,"height":720},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"2a163e2d-561b-40fe-917c-be854dfbe7fe","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/14/cam%26russell2.jpg","title":"Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers & Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks","alt":"","credit":"Bob Donnan/USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":56,"focalPointY":45,"width":1280,"height":720},"authorImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/author/public/avatar/YotterTim_010615.JPG","boost":1.5653488681747911,"skipOnMobile":false,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzY4MDkwNjA","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsMzY4MDkwNjA","name":"2015 NFL rosters with the most talent","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzY4MDkwNjA","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.com/pictures/636638","externalId":"36809060","publishDate":"2016-06-03T21:12:13.707415Z","durationMilliseconds":43000,"tags":["NFL"],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_f0e9287d304d81752617592c6fe40596.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"2015 NFL rosters with the most talent"},"offsiteStories":[{"nid":"100753","siteId":"101","title":"Broncos Ranked #4 Among 'Most Talented Teams'","seotitle":"Bucky Brooks: Denver Broncos Are No. 4 Among NFL's 'Most Talented Teams'","mainImage":{"uuid":"f66c5ec4-e5b5-4e0a-a478-3d2f231425a9","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/02/08/SB%20MIller%20Sack.jpg","title":"Feb 7, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) has his pass knocked down by Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium.","alt":"","description":"Feb 7, 2016; Santa Clara, CA, USA; Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (1) has his pass knocked down by Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the fourth quarter in Super Bowl 50 at Levi's Stadium.","credit":"Richard Mackson/USA Today","focalPointX":48,"focalPointY":34,"width":2314,"height":1449},"deck":"Although the Broncos vanquished two of the top-three teams on Bucky Brooks' list, he has them ranked fourth-best. Is this an accurate ranking? "},{"nid":"100763","siteId":"532"},{"nid":"100799","siteId":"63","title":"Vikings a top-five team for talent?","seotitle":"NFL analyst sees Minnesota Vikings as a top-10 team for talent","mainImage":{"uuid":"f9196287-5782-4a7d-9e27-2a9d089c2f17","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/02/26/28-KyleTerada_0.jpg","title":"Adrian Peterson","alt":"","credit":"Kyle Terada/USA TODY Sports","focalPointX":54,"focalPointY":27,"width":1280,"height":720},"deck":"NFL analyst Bucky Brooks named his top 10 teams for talent based on \"blue-chip\" players. Where do the Minnesota Vikings fit?"},{"nid":"100898","siteId":"68","title":"Analyst: Steelers' Talent 'Downright Scary'","seotitle":"Ranking of best NFL teams includes the Pittsburgh Steelers","mainImage":{"uuid":"980c65c8-22a5-4082-9198-e8888b590b8e","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/06/04/06-04-16benleveon.jpg","title":"Roethlisberger, Bell","alt":"","description":"Ben Roethlisberger and Le'Veon Bell and back together for the Pittsburgh Steelers.","credit":"Zanine / USA TODAY Sports Images","focalPointX":52,"focalPointY":39,"width":3378,"height":1894},"deck":"One NFL analysts list of the top 10 teams heading into 2016 includes the Steelers."}],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1688673","siteId":"532","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"fantasy","siteFolder":"/fantasy","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/story/1688673-2016-high-risk-high-reward-fantasy-players","shortUrl":"http://fantasy.scout.com/story/1688673-2016-high-risk-high-reward-fantasy-players","siteName":"Scout Fantasy","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Scout Fantasy","title":"2016 High-Risk, High-Reward Fantasy Players","subtitle":"","seotitle":"2016 High-Risk, High-Reward Fantasy Players","caption":"","deck":"What is the verdict on these high-risk, high-reward players heading into the 2016 Fantasy Football season?","dateOverride":"2016-07-23T08:10:27-07:00","authorOverride":"Mark Morales-Smith","role":"Contributor","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/07/07/Marcus%20M%201280%20David%20Butler%20II.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"31973fd3-bb6f-412b-91c5-4253a9007db3","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/07/07/Marcus%20M%201280%20David%20Butler%20II.jpg","title":"Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota","alt":"","description":"Dec 20, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs the ball against the New England Patriots in the first quarter at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"David Butler II/ USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":50,"width":2997,"height":1793},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"31973fd3-bb6f-412b-91c5-4253a9007db3","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/07/07/Marcus%20M%201280%20David%20Butler%20II.jpg","title":"Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota","alt":"","description":"Dec 20, 2015; Foxborough, MA, USA; Tennessee Titans quarterback Marcus Mariota (8) runs the ball against the New England Patriots in the first quarter at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports","credit":"David Butler II/ USA TODAY Sports","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":50,"width":2997,"height":1793},"authorImage":"","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzgxNDk2NDk","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsMzgxNDk2NDk","name":"High-Risk, High Reward Fantasy Options","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzgxNDk2NDk","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.com/pictures/2029202","externalId":"38149649","publishDate":"2016-07-23T15:11:40.740804Z","durationMilliseconds":45000,"tags":["NFL"],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_5905580dce4a25bc5bfb3bcb2d907f6f.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"High-Risk, High Reward Fantasy Options"},"offsiteStories":[{"nid":"115294","siteId":"24","title":"","mainImage":{"uuid":"ef8a60ea-0e7e-4ab3-a43f-7c3d4c147dbc","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/03/USATSI_9034845.jpg","title":"Sammy Watkins","alt":"","description":"Sammy Watkins","credit":"(Timothy Ludwig/USA TODAY Sports)","focalPointX":68,"focalPointY":37,"width":4164,"height":2892}}],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1688575","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","siteFolder":"/nfl/broncos","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1688575-has-elway-done-enough-to-keep-broncos-elite","shortUrl":"http://den.scout.com/story/1688575-has-elway-done-enough-to-keep-denver-elite","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Has Elway Done Enough To Keep Broncos Elite?","subtitle":"","seotitle":"Has GM John Elway Done Enough This Offseason To Keep The Denver Broncos Super Bowl Window Open? ","caption":"","deck":"A lot has changed at Dove Valley since the Broncos won Super Bowl 50. Has GM John Elway done enough on the personnel side to keep Denver's Super Bowl window open?","dateOverride":"2016-07-22T14:27:09-07:00","authorOverride":"Adam Uribes","role":"Contributor","isActive":true,"isPremium":false,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/02/09/John%20Elway%20Silouette.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"0daed5dd-8726-49e9-9006-6c1344ba43b9","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/02/09/John%20Elway%20Silouette.jpg","title":"Nov 1, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway during a ceremony inducting owner Pat Bowlen (not pictured) into the Broncos Ring of Fame during halftime between the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers at Sports Authority Fiel","alt":"","description":"Nov 1, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway during a ceremony inducting owner Pat Bowlen (not pictured) into the Broncos Ring of Fame during halftime between the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 29-10. ","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":50,"width":5046,"height":3456},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"0daed5dd-8726-49e9-9006-6c1344ba43b9","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/02/09/John%20Elway%20Silouette.jpg","title":"Nov 1, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway during a ceremony inducting owner Pat Bowlen (not pictured) into the Broncos Ring of Fame during halftime between the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers at Sports Authority Fiel","alt":"","description":"Nov 1, 2015; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos general manager John Elway during a ceremony inducting owner Pat Bowlen (not pictured) into the Broncos Ring of Fame during halftime between the Denver Broncos and the Green Bay Packers at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos won 29-10. ","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","focalPointX":50,"focalPointY":50,"width":5046,"height":3456},"authorImage":"","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzgwNzc0MDQ","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsMzgwNzc0MDQ","name":"The Board Is Set: Denver's Defense Poised To Defend World Championship","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzgwNzc0MDQ","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.com/pictures/1915866","externalId":"38077404","publishDate":"2016-07-16T19:15:31.110443Z","durationMilliseconds":128000,"tags":["Denver Broncos"],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_bf3d2a1651fdbd8f9971b9f0a269d9c5.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"The Board Is Set: Denver's Defense Poised To Defend World Championship"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false},{"type":"StorySummary","containerType":"StorySummary","id":"1687420","siteId":"101","isPublicSite":true,"subdomain":"den","siteFolder":"/nfl/broncos","canonicalUrl":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/broncos/story/1687420-von-miller-heightened-expectations","shortUrl":"http://foxs.pt/29QYNqT","siteName":"Mile High Huddle","forumName":"","friendlySubdomain":"Denver","title":"Von Miller & Heightened Expectations","subtitle":"","seotitle":"With A New Contract, How Will Von Miller Respond To The Heightened Expectations Of The Media & Fans?","caption":"","deck":"With a new mega-contract comes heightened expectations. Can Von Miller live up to them?","dateOverride":"2016-07-18T17:21:49-07:00","authorOverride":"Adam Uribes","role":"","isActive":true,"isPremium":true,"isHotNews":false,"isRumor":false,"syndicationFlag":true,"isClassified":false,"hotNamesLinked":false,"storyImage":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/styles/primary_image/public/2016/01/24/AFCCG%20Miller.jpg","mainImage":{"uuid":"f7fec830-f4b5-463c-ba3b-6dbc5e6d4d21","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/24/AFCCG%20Miller.jpg","title":"Jan 24, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half in the AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.","alt":"","description":"Jan 24, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half in the AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","width":4896,"height":3264},"thumbnailImage":"","heroImage":{"uuid":"f7fec830-f4b5-463c-ba3b-6dbc5e6d4d21","url":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/24/AFCCG%20Miller.jpg","title":"Jan 24, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half in the AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.","alt":"","description":"Jan 24, 2016; Denver, CO, USA; Denver Broncos outside linebacker Von Miller (58) during the second half in the AFC Championship football game at Sports Authority Field at Mile High.","credit":"Chris Humphreys/USA Today","width":4896,"height":3264},"authorImage":"","boost":0,"skipOnMobile":true,"primaryVideo":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzgwNzI2NTc","hasVideo":true,"primaryVideoSummary":{"id":"MzAsMzgwNzI2NTc","name":"Von Miller Agrees To Terms On 6-Year, $114.5 Million Deal With The Denver Broncos","uri":"http://widgets.boxxspring.com/MzAsMzgwNzI2NTc","thumbnailUri":"http://pictures.boxxspring.com/pictures/1897926","externalId":"38072657","publishDate":"2016-07-16T01:20:54.929301Z","durationMilliseconds":76000,"tags":["Denver Broncos"],"preferredMobileUri":"http://videos.boxxspring.com/hls_33fd58bd71645b7beacc03ce28a4d684.m3u8","height":0,"width":0,"caption":"Von Miller Agrees To Terms On 6-Year, $114.5 Million Deal With The Denver Broncos"},"offsiteStories":[],"breakingNews":false}]},"noteConfiguration":[{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0},{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],"flags":[{"id":"show-club-activation-text","rule":"_.contains(['133', '138', '154', '155', '156'], siteId)"},{"id":"forums-editors-choice","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"facebook-signin","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"hide-clock","rule":"Date.now() >= new Date('2/4/2015')"},{"id":"proxy-api","rule":"true"},{"id":"disable-autoplay","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'FrontPage' && [204, 143, 8, 73, 196, 194].indexOf(+siteId) == -1) || typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"forum-comments","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"one-domain","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"warrior-tv","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"outbrain","rule":"!_.contains(['532'], siteId)"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-top","rule":"_.contains(['ForumTopics', 'Lobby', 'ForumTopicNew - new', 'ForumTopicNew - reply', 'ForumPrivateMailbox', 'ForumPrivateMessage', 'ForumPrivateMailboxSendTo', 'ForumPrivateMailboxReply'], viewType)"},{"id":"block-ad-1x1","rule":"[143, 73, 75, 537, 532, 78, 12, 15, 540, 156, 194, 570].indexOf(+siteId) == -1"},{"id":"imgx-compression","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"include-addthis","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"vote-forums","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-embed-tool","rule":"screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"block-ads","rule":"_.contains(['333'], siteId)"},{"id":"forum-lobby-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"premium-annual-member-check","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-card-video","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'MessageBoard'"},{"id":"carousel-forum-lobby","rule":"!_.contains(['541'], siteId)"},{"id":"scout-widget-mobile","rule":"true"},{"id":"editors-choice","rule":"siteId != 542"},{"id":"new-recruiting-hq","rule":"true"},{"id":"use-classic-forums-link","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"show-theme-classic-new-switch","rule":"[6,7,8,10,12,13,14,15,17,18,19,21,24,25,37,43,44,45,46,47,48,61,62,63,64,65,66,68,69,70,73,75,77,78,86,87,93,101,102,106,107,108,109,110,112,113,114,115,116,117,118,119,120,121,122,123,124,126,127,128,130,131,132,133,135,136,137,138,140,141,142,143,145,146,147,148,149,153,154,155,156,157,159,161,162,163,164,165,166,167,168,169,170,171,172,173,174,175,177,178,179,180,181,183,184,185,186,187,188,189,190,191,192,193,194,196,197,199,201,202,203,204,205,207,208,210,215,220,222,224,225,226,228,230,232,234,235,236,238,239,240,241,242,243,244,245,246,248,249,250,251,252,254,255,256,258,259,260,261,262,263,264,265,266,267,268,269,270,271,272,273,274,275,276,277,279,280,281,282,283,284,285,286,287,288,289,290,291,292,293,294,296,297,298,300,301,302,303,304,305,306,307,308,310,311,312,313,314,315,317,318,320,321,322,323,325,326,327,328,329,330,331,332,333,334,335,336,337,338,339,340,341,342,343,344,345,346,347,348,349,350,351,352,353,354,355,356,357,358,359,361,362,363,364,365,366,367,368,369,370,374,376,379,380,381,382,383,384,385,386,387,388,389,390,391,392,393,394,395,396,397,398,399,400,401,402,403,404,405,406,407,408,409,410,411,412,413,414,415,419,420,425,428,429,430,431,432,433,434,435,436,437,438,439,440,441,442,443,444,445,446,449,451,452,454,455,456,457,458,459,460,461,462,463,464,465,466,467,469,473,508,510,511,512,513,514,515,516,517,518,521,522,526,527,528,529,530,531,532,533,534,535,536,537,538,540,541,543,544,545,546,547,548,549,550,551,552,553,554,555,556,557,558,559,560,561,562,563,565,567].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"outbrain-footer","rule":"_.contains(['Lobby', 'ForumTopics', 'ForumThread', 'ForumThread - Message', 'ForumThread - ScrollTarget'], viewType) && _.contains(['Desktop', 'Tablet', 'Phone'], screen)"},{"id":"avery-strong","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"updatebar","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"new-nav-cider-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"enable-autoplay-carousel","rule":"(typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['FrontPage', 'MessageBoard'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop' && [6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 573, 576].indexOf(+siteId) > -1)"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories-as-photo","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"home-stream","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"auto-editors-choice","rule":"(Math.random() < 0.2 || siteId == '143') && siteId != '78'"},{"id":"block-ad-970x91","rule":"!_.contains(['156', '537'], siteId)"},{"id":"editable-network-menu","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-widget-force-spotlight","rule":"true"},{"id":"new-player-detail","rule":"true"},{"id":"player-quick-view","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-forums","rule":"true"},{"id":"search-news","rule":"true"},{"id":"story-bottom-share","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topic-finder-video","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"homepage-video","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && pagetype == 'FrontPage' && screen == 'Desktop' && [6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 570, 571, 572, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"forum-board-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 572, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"autoplay-toggle","rule":"[6, 7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 78, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"},{"id":"spotlight-videos-stories","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"player-detail-tags","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"top-ribbon-widget","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"new-story-page","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"debug-cors","rule":"email == 'genebarrier@gmail.com'"},{"id":"update-avatar","rule":"true"},{"id":"video-only-carousel","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"autoplay-mute","rule":"0","ruleFloat":0,"chance":0,"enabled":false},{"id":"upload-photos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":true,"sites":["7","8","14","15","16","18","46","109","145","146","162","168","175","177","179","181","204","215","224","355"]},{"id":"player-list-view-2","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"partitioned-forums-index","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"app-promo-interstitial","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"forum-instertial-ads","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"user-events","rule":"0.25","ruleFloat":0.25,"chance":0.25,"enabled":false},{"id":"merlin","rule":"1","ruleFloat":1,"chance":1,"enabled":true},{"id":"homestream-native-ad","rule":"!_.contains(['143','73','77','537', '570'], siteId)"},{"id":"upload-videos-enabled","rule":"[224].indexOf(+siteId) > -1","ruleBool":false,"sites":["224"]},{"id":"block-ad-970x91-superleaderboard-top","rule":"[571,572,570,204,73,196,8,194,143,155,567,197,545,77,168,171,219,48,107,17,175,146,183,188,110,190,148,532,243,25,61,62,112,127,75,541,537,565,551,14,106,43,334,239,44,336,165,338,166,341,46,342,430,167,47,16,164,135,140,215,169,170,172,173,174,13,162,176,136,19,240,178,109,145,181,128,182,157,141,180,199,357,184,358,359,18,185,187,360,186,7,12,365,510,189,191,192,566,147,137,468,193,153,138,154,538,126,123,149,101,113,115,63,125,64,65,66,68,69,70,120,71,156,551,530,177,15,6, 454].indexOf(+siteId) === -1"},{"id":"enable-autoplay-story","rule":"typeof(pagetype) != 'undefined' && _.contains(['StoryPage'], pagetype) && screen == 'Desktop'"},{"id":"forums-story-and-video-icons","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"disable-get-story-threads","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"march-madness","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"get-verb-player-search","rule":"true"},{"id":"national-video-link","rule":"true"},{"id":"premium-user","rule":"!!isPM"},{"id":"double-native-ads","rule":"!_.contains(['143','73','77','537', '570'], siteId)"},{"id":"topic-quick-reply","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"story-native-ad","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-sidebar","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"new-login","rule":"true","ruleBool":true},{"id":"topstory-first-slot","rule":"false","ruleBool":false},{"id":"story-bottom-video","rule":"screen == 'Desktop' && [7, 8, 12, 13, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 43, 44, 46, 47, 48, 61, 62, 63, 64, 65, 66, 68, 69, 70, 71, 73, 75, 77, 86, 101, 102, 106, 107, 109, 110, 112, 113, 115, 116, 117, 119, 120, 122, 123, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 130, 135, 136, 137, 138, 140, 141, 143, 145, 146, 147, 148, 149, 153, 154, 155, 157, 159, 162, 164, 165, 166, 167, 168, 169, 170, 171, 172, 173, 174, 175, 176, 177, 178, 180, 181, 182, 183, 184, 185, 186, 187, 188, 189, 190, 191, 192, 193, 194, 196, 197, 199, 204, 215, 219, 239, 240, 243, 244, 334, 336, 338, 341, 342, 355, 357, 358, 359, 360, 361, 365, 430, 441, 468, 510, 532, 537, 538, 541, 545, 551, 565, 566, 567, 569, 571, 573, 576, 577].indexOf(+siteId) > -1"}],"menu":{"key":"2874","name":"Site 121 Menu","url":"","weight":1619,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2875","name":"Forums\n","url":"","weight":1362,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2877","name":"Forums List\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums?s=[SiteID]","weight":1364,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2878","name":"Minuteman Forum\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums/1851-minuteman-forum?s=[SiteID]","weight":1365,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2879","name":"Insiders Lounge\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/forums/1855-insiders-lounge?s=[SiteID]","weight":1366,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2881","name":"News\n","url":"","weight":1368,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"9630","name":"All\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/news?type=stories&start=0&sortBy=Date&site=[DomainName]","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9631","name":"Draft\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=4&cfg=draft","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9632","name":"Free Agency\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=4&cfg=fa","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2882","name":"Team Info\n","url":"","weight":1369,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2883","name":"Roster\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=8&c=2&nid=[FOOTBALLID]&yr=[YR_NFL_ROSTER]","weight":1370,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2884","name":"Stats\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13727","weight":1371,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2885","name":"Schedule\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/blip/schedule","weight":1372,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2886","name":"Transactions\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13728","weight":1373,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2887","name":"Stats\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13716","weight":1374,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"2888","name":"Standings\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13718","weight":1375,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2889","name":"Scoreboard\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13717","weight":1376,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2890","name":"Team Stats\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13716","weight":1377,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2891","name":"Player Stats\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=13715","weight":1378,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2892","name":"Free Agency\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=12&nid=83&lnid=83&yr=[YR_NFL_FREEAGENCY]","weight":1379,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"2893","name":"Draft\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=9&c=12&nid=83&lnid=124&yr=[YR_NFL_DRAFT]","weight":1380,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"9730","name":"Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/[YR_NFL_DRAFT]-nfl-draft-rankings?s=[SiteID]","weight":100,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9731","name":"Combine\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=22749","weight":105,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9732","name":"Senior Bowl\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST][Folder]/a.z?s=[SiteID]&p=3&blipid=22752","weight":110,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9733","name":"Mock Muncher\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/nfl/blip/MDMPlayerListing","weight":115,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}]},{"key":"2894","name":"Fantasy\n","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/fantasy/","weight":1381,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12332","name":"Shop","url":"http://scoutmember.fanatics.com/NFL_New_England_Patriots/?utm_source=scoutcom_nav&utm_medium=bm_referral&utm_term=kw--Scout_NAV|cpn--no_coupon|offer--no_offer","weight":9999998,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"9016","name":"Tickets\n","url":"http://tickets.[NETWORKHOST]/[SITEALIAS]-tickets?sid=[SUBDOMAIN]","weight":9999999,"external":true,"sectionHead":false}],"siteId":"121"},"networkMenu":{"key":"11863","name":"Network Menu","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11864","name":"NCAA","url":"","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11881","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12395","name":"Network - NCAA - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"ncaa"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11882","name":"NCAA Football HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11883","name":"FB Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11884","name":"NCAA Basketball HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11885","name":"BK Recruiting","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11886","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12740","name":"Stadiums","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/ncaa-football-stadiums?sortBy=rating","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":0,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11865","name":"NFL","url":"","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11878","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12396","name":"Network - NFL - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nfl"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11877","name":"NFL HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/nfl/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11887","name":"Draft Rankings","url":"http://www.[NETWORKHOST]/nfl/[YR_NFL_DRAFT]-nfl-draft-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11888","name":"Fantasy","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11889","name":"Tailgating","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12741","name":"Stadiums","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/nfl-stadiums","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":1,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11866","name":"MLB","url":"","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11891","name":"Teams","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12397","name":"Network - MLB - Teams - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"mlb"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11890","name":"MLB HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11892","name":"Transactions","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/rumors/","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11893","name":"Scouting","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/scouting/","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11894","name":"Top Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/mlb/a.z?s=243&p=9&c=12&nid=287&lnid=287&pid=88&yr=2015","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12742","name":"Stadiums","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey/mlb-stadiums","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":2,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11867","name":"Recruiting","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11896","name":"FB Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11897","name":"FB Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-prospects","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11898","name":"FB Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-football-commits","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11899","name":"FB Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/football/recruiting/a.z?s=73&p=9&c=14&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11900","name":"JC Football","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12430","name":"JUCO Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-prospects?league=JUCO","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12431","name":"JUCO Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-commits?league=JUCO","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12432","name":"JUCO Visits","url":"http://www.scout.com/junior-college-football/2017-football-visits?league=JUCO","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11902","name":"BK Recruiting HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11903","name":"BK Prospects","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-prospects","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11904","name":"BK Commits","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]-basketball-commits","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":7,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11905","name":"BK Team Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/college/basketball/recruiting/a.z?s=75&p=9&c=14&cfg=bb&yr=[YR_CFB_RECRUITING]","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":8,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12423","name":"High School Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/high-school/blip/front","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":9,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":3,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11868","name":"More Sports","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11879","name":"NBA","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12399","name":"Network - More Sports - NBA - Picker","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"type":"team-picker","league":"nba"}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11880","name":"Golf","url":"http://www.scout.com/golf/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12718","name":"Stadium Journey","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"The authority for stadium reviews, rankings, and ratings.","sectionHead":false,"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12533","name":"Cleveland Sports","url":"http://www.scout.com/cleveland-sports","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":4,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11869","name":"Fantasy","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12406","name":"Rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12433","name":"2016 Top 200","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-rankings","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12407","name":"QB Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-quarterback-rankings","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12408","name":"RB Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-running-back-rankings","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12409","name":"WR Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-wide-receiver-rankings","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12410","name":"TE Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-tight-end-rankings","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12411","name":"K Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-kicker-rankings","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12412","name":"DEF Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-defense-rankings","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12413","name":"DL Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-defensive-lineman-rankings","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12414","name":"LB Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-linebacker-rankings","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12415","name":"DB Rankings","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/2016-fantasy-football-defensive-back-rankings","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11876","name":"Fantasy HQ","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12400","name":"Tools","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"12403","name":"Depth Charts","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/depth-charts.cfm","weight":0,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12402","name":"Bye Weeks","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/byeweeks.cfm","weight":1,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12401","name":"All Tools","url":"http://stage.scout.com/fantasy/story/1554317","weight":2,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12404","name":"Strength of Schedule","url":"http://fftoolbox.scout.com/football/strength_of_schedule.cfm","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false},{"key":"12405","name":"Mock Draft Simulator","url":"http://fantasymockdraft.scout.com/simulator/","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false}],"index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12416","name":"Daily Fantasy","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/news?type=stories&sortBy=Date&site=ScoutFantasy.com&query=DFS","weight":3,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12417","name":"Forums","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/forums","weight":4,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12418","name":"Play","url":"http://www.playscoutfantasy.com/lobby.php","weight":5,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12419","name":"Join","url":"http://www.scout.com/fantasy/story/1557795-join-us-at-scout-fantasy","weight":6,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":5,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11870","name":"Military","weight":7,"external":false,"sectionHead":true,"children":[{"key":"11913","name":"Warrior","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/warrior/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"The latest news and tech from the field of combat.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/warrior.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11914","name":"Sniper's Hide","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/snipers-hide/","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"The #1 source of information for the world of long-range shooting and precision marksmanship.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/snipershide.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11917","name":"Deadliest Blogger","url":"http://www.scout.com/military/deadliest-blogger/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":"Military history from ancient battles to modern warfare.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/deadliestblogger.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":6,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11872","name":"Fishing","weight":8,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11921","name":"North American Fisherman","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishing/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Fishing news and video from NAF.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/fisherman.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11922","name":"Wired2Fish","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/wired2fish","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews, guides, and how-to videos for serious anglers.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/wired2fish_1.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12546","name":"Fishhound","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishhound/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"The most trusted source of fishing reports in the U.S.A.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/03/17/fishhound-icon.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11923","name":"Everything Smallmouth","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/smallmouth-bass/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Everything you need to know to catch more smallmouth bass.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/fishing_generic.png","index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11924","name":"Fishulo","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/fishulo","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"Where to go and what to use to catch more fish in Canada.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/02/01/fishulo_gold.png","index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11926","name":"LakeForkGuy Fishing TV","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/bass-fishing-tips/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":" Fishing action, tips and instruction for more successful angling.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/26/LakeForkGuy_icon.png","index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11980","name":"YakFishTV","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/kayak-fishing/","weight":5,"external":false,"description":"Showing the world what kayak fishing is all about.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/01/02/YakFishTV%20Icon.png","index":6,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":7,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11871","name":"Hunting","weight":9,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11918","name":"North American Hunter","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/hunting/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"Hunting news, video, and gear reviews from NAH.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/hunter_square_v2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11919","name":"The Buck Advisors","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/whitetail-deer/","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Expert advice for whitetail deer hunters.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/hunting_generic.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11920","name":"Backwoods Life","url":"http://www.scout.com/outdoors/backwoods-life/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"The official home of the Backwoods Life® Crew.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2015/12/30/backwoodslife_icon.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":8,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11873","name":"Living","weight":10,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"children":[{"key":"11927","name":"Gear","url":"http://www.scout.com/gear/","weight":0,"external":false,"description":"News and reviews on the hottest gear, fastest cars, and latest tech.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gear2.png","index":0,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11928","name":"Build","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/build","weight":1,"external":false,"description":"Gear reviews and how-to guides for the handyman.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/handy.png","index":1,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11931","name":"Tailgate","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/tailgating/","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"Recipes, games, and guides for American's fastest-growing sport.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/tailgater.png","index":2,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"12719","name":"Stadium Journey","url":"http://www.scout.com/stadium-journey","weight":2,"external":false,"description":"The authority for stadium reviews, rankings, and ratings.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/2016/04/30/icon.png","index":3,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11930","name":"Garden","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/gardening/","weight":3,"external":false,"description":"Tips and tricks for landscaping and lawn care.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/gardening.png","index":4,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false},{"key":"11929","name":"Cook","url":"http://www.scout.com/home/cooking/","weight":4,"external":false,"description":"Recipes and tutorial videos.","sectionHead":false,"icon":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/sites/cooking.png","index":5,"menu":"secondary","isActive":false}],"index":9,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"12398","name":"Membership","url":"http://www.scout.com/membership","weight":11,"external":true,"sectionHead":true,"index":10,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11874","name":"Tickets","url":"http://tickets.scout.com/","weight":12,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":11,"menu":"primary","isActive":false},{"key":"11875","name":"App","url":"https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scout.com/id969228328","weight":13,"external":false,"sectionHead":false,"index":12,"menu":"primary","isActive":false}]},"taxonomyInfo":{"id":"176","name":"New England Patriots","description":"","weight":1,"vocabulary":"scout","classificationNodes":[93],"forumIds":[1855,1851,1852,1853,1854,1856,1857,1859,3832,3929,4339,4429],"parentIds":["173"],"ancestorIds":["176","173","8"],"descendantIds":["176"],"mobile":true,"mobileType":"DoubleLevel","siteIds":["121"],"sites":[{"id":"121","name":"nwe (s=121)","domainName":"PatriotsInsider.com","description":"

Powered by Patriots Insider

\n","smallLogo":"http://img.scout.com/sites/default/files/new_england_patriots.png","appDfpHierarchy":"299643/ScoutApp/Sports/NFL/nwe/","siteDfpHierarchy":"299643/Scout.com/Sports/NFL/nwe/","siteBrand":"Patriots Insider"}]},"noteConfigMap":[["TrendingForumSubThread",{"id":"4","containerType":"TrendingForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":2,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["StorySummary",{"id":"0","containerType":"StorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["ForumSubThread",{"id":"1","containerType":"ForumSubThread","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["AdUnit",{"id":"2","containerType":"AdUnit","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}],["TrendingStorySummary",{"id":"3","containerType":"TrendingStorySummary","width":{"to":1},"height":1,"indexDateTimeUTC":"0001-01-01T00:00:00","tags":[],"statusCode":0}]]}; var nyneveErrors = []; if (console && console.error) { try { var errors = nyneveErrors; for (var i=0; i < errors.length; i++) { var error = errors[i]; console.error('Nyneve Request Error: ', error); } } catch (e) { console.error('JSON parse error. Nyneve Request Errors.', e); } }