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NFL Week 7: Generic QB number, generic thread title, generic team name

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by 2muchcoffeeman, Oct 21, 2020.

  1. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Well-Known Member

  2. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    At this point will he get better? Is he still developing? Worse QBs have won SBs. maybe he goes to another team and has a Tannehi;l like resurgence - but I'm not sure he's better than any other QB outside his division in the NFC.
  3. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    I think the bigger issues in Philly are injuries and play calling, in that order. This seems like at least two years in a row that Philly has had major issues with injuries, and Wentz basically has to play Superman for them to win games. He's had 40+ attempts in five out of their seven games because they've constantly been playing from behind, which is also probably why he has a league leading 10 INTs and why he's been sacked 28 times.

    I doubt Wentz is going to be an MVP candidate going forward, which is what he looked like in that Super Bowl season. But I still think he's plenty good enough to get a team to a Super Bowl and to win one.

    (FWIW, his comparables on Pro Football Reference are all over the place, so I do think his chance of "collapse" is worth monitoring. That list of comparable players through season 3: Ryan Tannehill, Marcus Mariota, Jim Kelly*, Joe Ferguson, Blake Bortles, Marc Bulger, Andy Dalton, Jameis Winston, Fran Tarkenton*, Joe Namath; through season 4: Jameis Winston, Fran Tarkenton*, Ryan Tannehill, Marcus Mariota, Andy Dalton, Jim Kelly*, Jim Plunkett, Ben Roethlisberger, Ken O'Brien, Blake Bortles.)
  4. da man

    da man Well-Known Member

    Did you leave off Joe Namath's Hall of Fame asterisk on purpose? ;)
  5. sgreenwell

    sgreenwell Well-Known Member

    Ha! It wasn't an intentional thing, to be clear - probably didn't copy-paste it correctly.
  6. HappyCurmudgeon

    HappyCurmudgeon Well-Known Member

    Fitz is just good enough to stunt the development of your young quarterback. Good on Flores for cutting that shit off when he did. And Fitz can save that "heartbroken" shit. Help the young kid out so he can succeed.
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  7. Michael_ Gee

    Michael_ Gee Well-Known Member

    Oh for God's sake. Guy loses a starting job when he's playing well and you're mad he's unhappy about it? What a bunch of bullshit. Of course Fitzpatrick knew he was a placeholder. He's entitled to be surprised it was now the change happened. Most people were.
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  8. HappyCurmudgeon

    HappyCurmudgeon Well-Known Member

    Fuck that. He knew he was placeholder. Whining about sitting in a room with a guy who fired him and next to his replacement so he can be some sympathetic media figure. That was the biggest phony shit...
  9. HappyCurmudgeon

    HappyCurmudgeon Well-Known Member

    And I could care less if he's unhappy about it. Be unhappy all you want, but don't whining to the media looking for sympathy. Be a fucking teammate and support the kid.
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  10. swingline

    swingline Well-Known Member

    Really, the only time I can remember a starter helping his replacement is Alex Smith with Mahomes.
  11. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

    Only other one I can think of is Trent Green with Kurt Warner. He was the only player he thanked in his HOF speech, too.
  12. Sam Mills 51

    Sam Mills 51 Well-Known Member

    Sanders (positive COVID test) and Michael Thomas (hamstring, ankle) out vs. Panthers on Sunday.
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