View Full Version : Troy Smith
12-13-2007, 06:07 PM
troy looked real good on monday rushing for that TD... it was pretty impressive even though it came against second and third stringers
12-14-2007, 08:05 AM
It wouldn't shock me if he panned out. His only drawback is that he's the same height as Drew Brees.
12-14-2007, 08:23 AM
What's wrong with Brees, he is one of the better QB's in the league.
12-14-2007, 08:41 AM
My point exactly.
12-14-2007, 09:08 AM
What is wrong with that (I love short guys, I'm only 5'7 myself) is that the quarterback can't see over his offensive linemen. I hate to say it but it is true. Forget McNabb saying black QBs have to do a little bit extra, short QBs are the ones have to do extra. They can succeed (Flutie, Brees, Romo, Grossman to a certain extent) but it is harder for them because they honestly can't see throwing lanes as well.
I think Smith could be a good quarterback, at least better than anyone else on that roster.
12-14-2007, 01:00 PM
I think Troy Smith cand efiantly play quarterback in this league, I just wish it wasn't for the Ravens.
12-14-2007, 07:08 PM
This may sound crazy, but since they got nothing to loss i would start the kid and see how he plays in one full game!
12-14-2007, 07:14 PM
He won the Heisman Trophy playing at OSU. The OL for the Bucks aren't exactly small guys, and he did just fine. I think too much is made of being too short. If you can play QB, you can play QB.
12-14-2007, 09:12 PM
I want him starting against us in the season finale. maybe he'll give us a good match up unlike Boller
12-15-2007, 02:38 PM
i like ohio state but i like nfl football much better and i thought that troy smith would be a total bust in the nfl, and maybe its too early to tell, but i might be wrong
12-15-2007, 03:15 PM
he'll be like a kordell.. decent thrower and has a threat to run.. then whne ppl figure out his game plan he'll be stuck...
12-15-2007, 03:32 PM
I don't know that Boller is the long term answer in Baltimore. So I'd have to agree with the earlier post to give me a shot. They've got nothing to lose. He gives you mobility if nothing else.
12-15-2007, 05:57 PM
Here's the thing about Troy Smith that separates him from the Kordell Stewart's and Mike Vick's of the World: He can actually read a defense. He has a cannon arm, is very mobile, and understands the game and the position. People have underestimated his ability to play QB since his days at Cleveland Glenville. I think he can succeed if he's brought along at the right pace.
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