NFL Thread VII: Cue the Mid-Season Slide
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12-19-2012, 02:57 PM
Join Date: Feb 2009
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I always find it funny (and this is not meant just for the Jets) that teams go out and draft a quarterback very early in the draft when the rest of their team is terrible. If they don't have an O-Line or a decent receiving corps the QB will most likely not be effective. Why not work on developing a better team rather than just throwing a kid in there and watching him sink like Sanchez?
The Jets had a top tier O-line when Sanchez came in the league and some pretty good playmakers. They had the best running game in the league in 2009 and one of the tops in 2010. (might have mixed those two years)
It is known that good-great QB's make something out of nothing. I don't believe the Jets failed Sanchez in that they put no talent around him (at first), but they failed the organization by investing too much into a QB who started 1 whole year at USC.
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