Re: Did Rodney Harrison throw Brady under the Bus?
posted at 9/21/2009 11:16 AM EDT
In Response to Re: Did Rodney Harrison throw Brady under the Bus?
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: Did Rodney Harrison throw Brady under the Bus? : I think I was the only person who said the same thing on that thread. People become guilty of thinking athletes as good as Tom are invinceble or unhuman in their ability to do certain things. As good as he is, he is human. You don't sit out a year, after smashing your knee up, and come back 100% ready to go. You just don't do it. It takes time to get back up to game speed, and it takes time to find rhythm. I don't see any mobility issues. Which is a plus. Likewise, like I said, Tom Brady is the least of the long term concerns here. He will come around. What is a concern is that Galloway, an unproven here in NE, basically ended the last two drives with drops. That cannot happen. He is the guy who has to be able to make the easy and medium catches when they double and triple cover Moss. And Welker's on-again-off-again injury bears watching. The rhythm will come back. On the plus side as well, the defense is actually playing very good, with a 33% 3rd down rate, and less than 300 yrds offense for both opponents. Lettng up just 16 points a game, when this offense finds its feet they will win a bunch of games. Like I said, look for week 6-8 before this team starts looking good again. Before that, expect at least one more loss, and an ugly win or two. And Rodney was just being honest. Tom wasn't the worst thing on that offense yesterday, but he certainly left a few plays on the field, including overthrowing Morris in front of the endzone, in what would have been a daylight TD from the 17. The problem right now . . . Tom left a few plays, Edelman left a few plays, Moss left one REALLY big play by choking up on that fly route, and Galloway left a game's worth of plays on that field. Add it up, and they aren't going to score points, because they can't finish a drive without one bad drop, overthrow, or missed route.
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Z - I didn't see yesterday's game but reading the posts I feel like I did. I did see some highlights.
but after the buffalo game and his 2 throws to Watson, Brady is physically healthy. No way to have the zip on the ball that he did without being so. A collapsing pocket however is a different thing. Brady will be fine when his head is totally straight. I think also that the Jets deserve credit for the pressure they brought. Even if Brady's mind was right, it would have been hard to find rhythem against that D and without Welker.