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    The complexity of QBing

    Thursday, Sep 6, 2007

    [size=13pt]The complexity of QBing[/size]

    These days, perhaps a rocket scientist could play the position


    THE DIFFERENCE between pro football today and pro football 30 to 40 years ago is the difference between the Pony Express and e-mail, between your grandparents' old black-and-white Motorola TV and your Panasonic 50-inch plasma....

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    Re: The complexity of QBing

    The complexity of the verbage of plays, the many fronts defense use to disguise their defense alone make being a QB in the NFL one of the most challenging positions in sports. Learning a WCO system and getting comfortible with it takes years.

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    Re: The complexity of QBing

    Nice read.
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    Re: The complexity of QBing

    Good find Singer.

    "So the whole environment, the patience we used to have with quarterbacks, is totally different than it was, say, 20 years ago. The idea of letting a guy sit on the bench for 3 to 4 years and learn the system, learn the position, those days are long gone. Now, a guy is expected to go in and deliver by his second year."

    Deliver in a complicated system that, in many cases, takes at least 2 years - and sometimes 3 years - to really master
    That bit strikes a little close to home.
    I can imagine a lot of fans having trouble with T-Jack's performance this year.
    Fortunately he should be able to defer some responsibility on the H-Back's shoulders.

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    Re: The complexity of QBing

    Very nice read my friend.
    Many many thanks to my talented friend Jos for the new Sig.

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