e·nig·manoun, plural -mas, -ma·ta
1. a puzzling or inexplicable occurrence or situation: His disappearance is an enigma that has given rise to much speculation.
2. a person of puzzling or contradictory character: To me he has always been an enigma, one minute completelyinsensitive, the next moved to tears.
Seems like a lot of back and forth chatter about LoMo today. So I figure - Lets do a Poll!
To me, Laurence Maroney = Enigma.
The man who said he could do this, but never rushed for 1k yards in any season.
He led the Pats in rushing 2 of his 4 years in New England, but never played a full 16 game schedule.
He flashed brilliance in many runs, only to fumble, dance or squander others.
He seemed like every thing you could want in a feature back, strong, fast powerful - but rarely put the whole package together on the field
Statistically, you can show he was productive for New England, but I think the issue in most of the conversations is, was productive enough: