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Old 11-25-2012, 10:25 PM   #30
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Default Re: Time to start the Brian Hoyer era in Pittsburgh?

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Originally Posted by AndyWitmyer View Post
It is becoming increasingly clear though that - at least this season - Ben is the elite QB that I always knew him to be. Our offense is not at its best right now - with or without Ben (read: Wallace...fumbles, dropped balls and numerous injuries) - but it's pretty evident that this team lives and dies by Number 7. Its just incredible just how much of a difference he brings to the game.
While I have been critical of BR in the past, this is not that, but the problem is not just how good Ben is, it's that our backups are that bad. Leftwich didn't take two snaps before sustaining what should have been a game ending injury last week, and Charlie, who didn't have a strong arm to start with, has lost what he had. Whoever made the decision to keep Leftwich and Batch as backups did us no favors.
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