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01-01-2013, 12:04 PM
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Originally Posted by dins View Post
A lot of his problems were due to a terrible offensive line and terrible receivers. He rarely had time to do anything in the pocket because there usually was no pocket, and I've never seen so many dropped passes in my life as I saw this year. We had a pretty bad O-line every year Tom O'Brien was there, it just didn't matter when we had Russell Wilson because he scrambled every play anyway.
That's absolutely true, but any time he was put under pressure (a lot) he panicked, and either forced bad throws or ran backwards about 10 yards before being sacked/falling down. If it comes to that, throw the ball away and try again on a new play, rather than forcing yourself to try to make longer passes when it's now a longer-yardage situation.

Either way, now we get to see what we have in Stocker and Thomas, and get to see how Doeren and Co want to utilize either one for next year.

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