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Young QB growth stocks

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by 17Rocks, Dec 18, 2007.

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    So is there another Rivers in the league that I don't know about? :icon_shrug:

    Mike Sando needs to watch a game or two before trying to predict the future.
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    I think he means game pressure as opposed to pass rush pressure. I could agree with that.
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    What I don't get is all the man-love for Cutler. Some bozo in the media predicted that he would be the MVP this year. Most "experts" had the Donks challenging us for the AFC West title. The Donks are 6-8 and Cutler has been solid but erratic, and hasn't shown much in the way of leadership.

    I just don't get it. :no:
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    Ahhhh that actually makes sense. :yes:

    I think analysts (myself included) put major emphasis on completion %. Cutler has great physical tools, but the team around him is not as talented in years back. With the exception of their linebackers the donks have an aging defense. Their o-line took a major step back this year, and they have no RB. For Cutler to be completing better than 60% of his passes this year is impressive. Thankfully they're not winning games, and hopefully they're continue to crumble in years that follow. But I'm not going to lie... Cutler makes me a little nervous.
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    I call BS !!! :tdown:

    Cutler has yet to lead any team that he has quarterbacked to a winning record, whether at Vandy or the donks.

    Its not about the rocket arm, its about being a leader of men !!! :tup::bolt:
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    You guys should spend about 10 minutes at orangemane and keep a barf bag handy in regards to Cutler. They are gey over the guy there. By gey I mean uncomfortably ****-gey.
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    He has a rocket and throws a pretty spiral, so the scouts love him.
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    So did Jeff George.
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    So did Ryan Leaf.
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    I'm pretty sure Rivers is 3-0 vs Cutlet.
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    Soon to be 4-0. :yes:
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    That stat matters a little more than completion percentage, you would think.
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    Cutler will be better with a stronger team - we have to watch out the next seasons, but what did the scouts say about Roethlisberger
    the third QB from the 2004 class ?
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    They said he should avoid motorcycles.
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    I'm not sold on Cutlet and as someone mentioned earlier has he ever produced a winner? :icon_shrug: :no:
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    High School? :icon_shrug::icon_shrug::icon_shrug:
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    I thought they said he should be smart enough to wear a helmet while riding a motorcycle as well. :unsure:
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    So I'm the only person west of the Rocky's that thinks this kid can play huh? Well that's cool... sometimes it's awesome being proven wrong.
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    The kid has the arm, he has the feet, he has the sweet sprial....but he makes a lot of decisions that make you go "wow, what the fu*k was he thinking."

    Without that cannon he'd have no less than 25 picks this year, and I guarantee they'd have lost their first 2 games where in both games the Bills and the Raiders dropped key INT's.
    Which means they would have been SWEPT by the Raiders this year.
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    The kid has promise. I don't think any of us would doubt that. But his performance has not been proportional to the number of pundits and scouts bobbing on his knob. It seems everyone is ignoring the quality of Cutlet's play and focusing solely on the hype that he's the next great QB.

    This attitude sort of reminds me of the media's attitude towards the Pats. When they win by 50, the Pats are great because they are blowing people out. When the Pats play like crap and eek out a win against a bad Jets team, they are great because they persevered. It seems, that regardless of how the Pats or Cutlet play, they will both be touted as great.
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    Cutler

    Advantages:

    Very strong arm, mobility in pocket, decent accuracy.

    Disadvantages:

    Not a leader of men, football intelligence (and intelligence in general) is questionable, tends to put a lot of zip on ball. Lacks ability to put some "touch" on the ball to make it easier to catch.

    Your a QB your job is to give the receivers the ball. When you put too much zip it makes it difficult to catch. Great QBs with strong arms have been able to put some air or cushion on passes. He fires it in there sometimes with little regard to if its catchable or not. He isn't a leader nor public speaker.

    All of these things can be fixed, so far they have not.
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    So did Ed Luther.
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    The Denver O-line is too small now that they can't chopblock. Dumbf*** Shanarat thought he could continue to get away with cheating. It will take a couple of years, minimum, to fix. :yes: The fans/local media will blame Cutlet. Good. I have a feeling Shanarat is on a short leash. Also good.
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    Cutler always looks like he's really stoned to me. I mean even when he's running for his life:icon_huh:
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    Dude, Where's My Helmet?

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    He looks like a dumbass. Who cuts his hair? His mom?

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