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Old 12-20-2011, 02:07 PM   #1
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Default Why have back up QBs?

Why do we have Charlie Batch and Dennis Dixon on the squad?
Apparently they are not trusted enough by our coaching staff to get the job done.
Our elite QB is hobbled with a high ankle sprain which affects his ability to move, scramble, and throw which when combined make him a very special QB. Our coaching staff decide to start him with his mobility severely limited over Charlie Batch, and Dennis Dixon. Batch has won for us... look at our start with out BB last year. DD almost beat the Crows last year. Are they, at 100 percent health that much worse than a hobbled BB??? A healthy BB makes those throws last nite for completions instead of interceptions and we win.... Did our coaches give us the best chance to win that game last nite?
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:33 PM   #2
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Default Re: Why have back up QBs?

I agree...I think what we saw last night is a testiment to just how bad our backups are. Shall we draft a QB next year?
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:41 PM   #3
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Default Re: Why have back up QBs?

Everyone needs to STFU and back up. This was the ONLY thing to do. We HAD to go all in for this game, regardless of the outcome. We put our best lineup on the field last night, PERIOD. In hindsight, it's pretty damn easy to say afterwards that it was a mistake to play Ben when beforehand everyone was all in praise "Toughest QB in the league! Guys a warrior! Homefield here we come!"

STFU.We lost. Total team effort. We'll get back on track. We're in the MF'ing playoffs.
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:51 PM   #4
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Yea, what he said...
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:56 PM   #5
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Default Re: Why have back up QBs?

There's hardly 16 good QBs in a 32 team league. Its not surprising we don't have a good backup.


Saying that I do think we need to get a college guy in the draft this year and start developing him.
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Old 12-20-2011, 02:57 PM   #6
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Everyone needs to STFU and back up. This was the ONLY thing to do. We HAD to go all in for this game, regardless of the outcome. We put our best lineup on the field last night, PERIOD. In hindsight, it's pretty damn easy to say afterwards that it was a mistake to play Ben when beforehand everyone was all in praise "Toughest QB in the league! Guys a warrior! Homefield here we come!"

STFU.We lost. Total team effort. We'll get back on track. We're in the MF'ing playoffs.
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Old 12-20-2011, 04:16 PM   #7
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Default Re: Why have back up QBs?

That is a good question though, lets ask Tomlin and Rooney why they bother having backup QB's. ?
I would hazard a guess that if your #1 Franchise QB is injured ?, then ya, that's why you have backup QB's.
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STFU.We lost. Total team effort. We'll get back on track. We're in the MF'ing playoffs.
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That is a good question though, lets ask Tomlin and Rooney why they bother having backup QB's. ?
I would hazard a guess that if your #1 Franchise QB is injured ?, then ya, that's why you have backup QB's.
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I wish I knew. -Lol
Yes, fine to start Ben, but if there are 2 interceptions in the first half likely affected by the injury then why not switch at halftime? Halftime adjustments.
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fer, dude, my gasket has been blown for YEARS. Too late.
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