Re: Solder and Mallett
posted at 8/8/2014 11:49 AM EDT
In response to stinkman's comment:
In response to mthurl's comment:
Solder was terrible last night, he couldn't block anyone. I would say overall throughout his career he's been solid, nothing more, nothing less. Honestly I was expecting him to be a great player, we traded a very good player to get him, at position that is important...hopefully Solder will improve, but last night didn't look promising.
As for Mallett, the guy is a human jugs machine, that's it. He locks on to one guy, doesn't anticipate well, rushes his throws, and holds on too long on others. And that throw into the receiver's feet that we all saw last night is not unusual for him, he's done that ever since he got here. It makes me laugh how one person has run around here for four years saying we "stole" Mallett and that Lombardi said the guy was a "top 15 talent". But that's nowhere as funny as watching him say that last year Cleveland was going to give us the 7th overall selection in the draft in exchange for Mallett. Now that was some funny stuff. A waste of a 3rd round pick...that's all he is. Last night was his golden opportunity, he has three days of practice going against that team (and that team also was terrible against the pass last year).
If Cleveland was going to give the 7th overall pick for Mallett, and they did NOT do that . Mallett throws are fast no touch. His feet are never planted. He is all arm no technique. One play that came to mind for me was the screen pass where thr RB was open in the flat nobody around and he over threw him by 2 yards. Plays like that make a difference in his staus. He does not know how to slow the game down.
The Ol' Bledsoe syndrome. This is what Brady did easily and made Drew expendable. Drew had a cannon arm but couldnt hit RBs out in the flat....smh