So this is basically my list of positions and how I'd rank them for if I were creating a new player and how enjoyable I think they'd be for me to play and watch in sims.
So I have two cornerbacks currently, one in here, DeMetrius Williams on Seattle, and one in the NSFL and while I thought I'd like the position, overall in DDSPF I've found that I actually don't like the position that much. I'm not sure how they worked out the position behind the scenes, but it doesn't seem like they did a good job and as a result you often feel like being a good cornerback is a detriment. I don't know, but for me this position now ranks below every other, yes, even below kicker.
This is one position I've never actually tried out and I can see some appeal to it, especially if I wanted to take a break and only be somewhat active and still be able to see some results. I think I'd have a decent enough of a good time building/playing with a kicker character to rank them above cornerback, at least for now until I actually make one.
11. Free Safety
When it comes to defense this one is easily my second most hated, even though I've never played it, but I at least see enough value in it and have seen it be more relevant than corner so I'd be willing to give that position a go sometime.
10. Middle Linebacker
Some might think that this is a little low on my list, but there's a reason for this and it's simply that throughout my sim league career (dating back to the good ol Madden '05 PC sim league days) I've almost exclusively been a linebacker and mostly a middle linebacker, so while I'd consider playing one again, it doesn't get me as excited as some of the other positions.
I go back and forth on this one as fullback is one of my favorite positions in football and one that I actually played in real life. The problem with the position itself and why it's ranked where it is is because I'm not too sure that it's actually a viable position in this sim engine that really impacts the game in any way.
8. Outside linebacker (non-speed rusher)
Outside linebacker gets placed in a similar spot to middle linebacker for similar reasons as it's a position that I've played more times than I can count in sim leagues, but despite that I still find outside linebacker somewhat fun and could see myself playing it again in the future.
7. Strong Safety
Strong Safety is one of my most favorite positions in football, mostly because Kam Chancellor is one of my all-time favorite players (along with Kenny Easley). I think this is the position in the secondary that suits me the best and I think it's a versatile position that can be moved around a lot.
6. Tight End
Tight end makes its way decently far up my list as the first offensive position. Tight end is a position I could see myself playing in the future and has some great matchup opportunities in games. I'd probably make a vertical threat type tight end though to try and get mismatches in the passing game and not worry too much on the blocking aspect, that's just my thoughts for now on it though, could change.
5. Defensive End/Speed rush OLB
So this is actually a pretty fun position to play, but I just recently had one of these so I'm opting more for other positions at this point, but definitely would make another one in the future.
Obviously with my current NCAA player here, Dropstar Fromtable on LSU, being a quarterback I'm not too likely to make another in the near future, but I'd always consider making a new one over some of these other positions as it's quite fun and you're a part of a lot of the offense and get to see your name a lot, for better or for worse.
3. Defensive Tackle
The idea of being a big bodied defensive tackle is definitely appealing to me as a lot of my favorite players throughout the years (Vita Vea, Danny Shelton, Greg Gaines, Jarran Reed, Cortez Kennedy, Reggie White, the list just goes on and on and on). Basically I'd definitely be open to playing this position in the near future and will be one of the main positions I consider for recreates/fillers.
2. Running Back
So Crowbar Theeks was my first ever running back in sim leagues and I'll have to admit he was the most fun I had, it's just unfortunate that it went down with him the way it did (he'll make a comeback elsewhere soon), but despite that the runningback position will definitely be on the short list of positions to consider.
1. Wide Receiver
So I've never made a wide receiver in any league ever and have never played truly played it (Theeks being thrust into it as a RB doesn't count). I think if I truly wanted to create a receiver and have him be a receiver it would be a pretty good time and I'd enjoy myself with that guy a good bit.