Very true, but who said we planned to have a good passing game? Hopefully, our passing game will be average enough to keep our running game great
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Teams with good passing games don't have 1 WR that does 1 job...
Cards= Both Fitz and Anquan both are redzone threats..both run deep paterns, both work the middle of the field.
I can go on but i hope you ge the point. Saying we have a WR to fill each role isn't saying much. We need good Wrs. We are lacking that certified # 1 Wr.
Berrian can do it all, he just needs better QB play.
Rice can do it all, he just needs another year to prove it.
Lol that's a great plan. Lets be just good enough to suceed so when teams adjust and schme to sto p us we are a powerless to stop them....Oh wait that happened last year.
Last year, when teams stopped the run, we weren't good enough to beat them with the pass. This year, I hope that we ARE good enough. You don't have to be a good passing team to do that. 7 of 12 teams playoff teams (Pittsburgh, Jacksonville, San Diego, Tennessee, Tampa Bay, New York, and Washington) had average passing games.
Good teams aim for an elite passing game and rushing game. Are you serious?
The teams you named have
great passing games...
The steelers can pass the ball with the best of them. I would put their passing game light years above ours.
Health, Ward and Holmes are better than almost anything on our roster.
Jacksonville's Qb was extremely efficent. I believe he had only 1 int late in the season. Again passing game was better than ours.
San Deigo - LT is big in the passing game, V. Jackson is comparable to Rice but a little better. Then there is their TE and other WRs they go from the Fins. They have a young Qb that's holding back a great group of receivers/backs. Still way better than ours.
Washington - Injuried Qb was way ahead of where we were. I believe he threw for 2700 yaards and go hurt around week 13. His favorite weapon was his H-Back and backs. His WRs had solid seasons( not a lot of TDs) but I hink he Coach was responsible for holding the team
back wih his 3 yards and a cloud of dust offense.
Again you brought up these teams that made playoffs. How many of them made playoffs last year. We aren't trying to build a 1 and done. We are trying to build an elite title contender year in and out. Why look at our passing game as secondary to our running game. Yes we will be good with an average passing game but think how much better we could be with a great passing game. It will prevent teams from scheming against us. I don't know if you realized but our coaching staff seems a bit slow to react to adjustments.