Originally Posted by harrison'samonster
Then again, maybe if he threw it away they still would have hit him and we'd be in the same position. Lot's of if's and woulda's, I know...
Exactly - if he threw it his arm may have been extended as he hit the ground, causing a more awkward landing and more severe injury. We will never know.
One thing we do know is that Ben will be hurt to some degree every year. Have to solidify the backup QB positions this offseason.