Re: RUSTY, WHO WOULD YOU PREFER AS THE PATS QB?
posted at 3/31/2012 2:13 PM EDT
In Response to Re: RUSTY, WHO WOULD YOU PREFER AS THE PATS QB?
[QUOTE]In Response to Re: RUSTY, WHO WOULD YOU PREFER AS THE PATS QB? : Great choices by the way. You are right that the day will come when TB will be showing signs of depleted ability and it will call for the changing of the guard. Finding a brute of a running back would certainly prolonge his career. Not sure if Lloyd is the answer, for TB's accuracy down field beyond 20-25 yards is a bit iffy. The fact that he has to stand in the pocket for a lenghtier amount of time, because of a deeper developing route, leaves him susceptible to injury.
Posted by GEAUX-TIGRES[/QUOTE]
Here's my take and yes it's again tied to the shotgun and the non-use of playaction, which is why his deep balls are so awful.
He has less room to step up and he rushes his throws, which is why the trajectories are off all the time. If he had a run game, which we did in 2010, we'd be able to see guys like Ochocinco blasting by CBs in single coverages, and now LLoyd, by allowing a run game to be used and be respected. Again, we did this in 2010.
We just didn't have an Occhocinco then, because we couldn't trust MOss to be patient, be a decoy, run some more routes and shut his mouth.
So, Lloyd's signing is fantastic. It's what Ochocinco SHOULD have been last year, but without a full camp and 4 targets superior than he in this system, we didn;t get the real Ochocinco. And, thus, we didn't get playaction like we should have either.
Part of it was BJGE's turf toe, but that's no excuse in the SB when he, Ridley and Ochocinco were not used correctly, if much at all.
As a Giants fan, you should be thrilled we didn;t use those players in the SB. Your gain, our loss.
Also, Brady was hurt in 2008 on a deep ball, fixated on Moss. I think this element also ties into why he's gotten worse in this area as well, not just because he supposedly had a hurt arm in 2011. When does he get hurt? In the shotgun. He wasn't hurt in 2008 in the shotgun, but I think he gets more dings on him in the shotgun, excessive usage of it and this in turn hurts his comfortability goind deep.
He was never great at it anyway, but just look at the ball to Branch in the 2004 title game. We had established a run game which allowed Branch to lull their DB into a more underneath mode, where Branch snuck behind him, deep.