Published on 03-27-2014 02:38 PM
Doneil Henry is the weak link.
This is what we've been told from the beginning. The Brampton-native was too raw, too Young, too Canadian to possibly be up to snuff. And, that was what Canadians were saying. American observers were even more dismissive, if they even remembered him at all.
Ignored were the voices that suggested that Henry was an intriguing talent that seemed ready to break out. Those voices are still being mostly ignored as commentators on both sides of the border continue to suggest that TFC's back-line, and Henry in particular, are an issue.
But, has he been? Let's look at the raw performance data of the first three weeks.
Limiting output look at players that have regularly played at centre-half we looked at the too ten performers in four key defensive areas -- tackles, clearances, interceptions and aerial wins. Here's what we found.