This firing can't happen fast enough. One of the most embarrassing losses ever on MNF to a winless team. Just like the Lions, the Giants tried their hardest to give us this game and we couldn't do shit. Giants gave up 35ppg and they shut our offense out. I think we only had 1 RZ appearance the entire game. Horrible horrible decision to start Freeman, name Ponder the backup, deactivate Cassel, and then not pull Freeman late. Steve Young and Dilfer are just laying into Frazier in the post game.
Think of this take- Ponder is Fraziers guy. Spielman got Freeman and forced him on Frazier and forced him to make him the starter so Frazier gives him what he is asking for and throws him in there unprepared. Now, after seeing Freeman play some fans are already asking for Ponder to be put back in. So crazy it might just work.
He has a future as a stand in on the series "the walking dead"
Forget the fact that playing Freeman so soon was a bad call. Was this team ready to play? NO! Here's a stat, Freeman had 16 overthrown incompletions! So basically the coach, owner, and GM felt that giving up the season in game 6 is acceptable. FIRE THEM ALL! Someone needs to start the Official Give Up The Season For The Draft Thread.
Worse than that here is another example under the Wilf regime where they brought in a QB and handed him the starting job without him earning it through competition. While Cassel is no franchise guy there is no way either Ponder or Freeman would beat him out in an open competition right now if they had one.
We put in AP, he gets shut down. Fine. Why not do what we did vs. the 49ers about 5 years ago with Chester Taylor. They shut AP down. Put in Gerhart more, let him churn out yards.
AP getting shut down is still not an excuse for 13 rushes, and over 50 passes with a guy with only a week of first team experience. I saw some things from Freeman I liked, but the inaccuracy is 100% a product of lack of practice on this team.
If Fraizer insists on starting Freeman next week, fine, but we need to ease him into the game. We play the Packers, AP has owned the packers lately. Lots of run, mixed in with play action, and some confidence boosting plays.
As we saw last night that we never saw with Ponder, there are guys open deep for plays to be made. Just need to get the timing down.