NFL 2016-17 Thread

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  1. NorCal

    NorCal Senior member

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    Everyone takes hits.
    And what do you mean pocket passers don't exist? That's simply not true, even "running QB's" like Cam, Kap and Wilson are
    doing their best to pass out of the pocket first and run second. If this year has reinforced anything about the QB position its that a QB needs to be able to drop back and pass consistently and effectively or they're just a novelty act.
     


  2. Neo_Version 7

    Neo_Version 7 Senior member

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    ^ I agree with NorCal. Plus, I never feel like Luck (or Wilson, for that matter) is going to get lit up every time he gets tackled/sacked/etc. The same can't be said for RGIII with some of the stuff he pulls.

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  3. Texasmade

    Texasmade Senior member

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    RG3's attitude does suck this year. This is the first time he's ever really played badly and he hasn't really learned to avoid taking hits. He still thinks he can just out athlete NFL defenders like he could in college.

    That kick to the groin he took last night was :rotflmao:
     


  4. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I meant pure pocket passers. They kind of are a rarity these days. I can't really think of one that has come out of college in the last 3-4 years. (Sam Bradford? Matthew Stafford? who I actually am not fond of Stafford at all but that is another story).
     


  5. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    RG3's biggest issue is learning how to slide and avoid uneccessary hits.
     


  6. HRoi

    HRoi Senior member

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    and a shit OL
     


  7. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    you can't blame the O Line for this

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  8. in stitches

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  9. archibaldleach

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    Does being a pure pocket passer require one to be slow and unable to run? Sure, being able to run and be mobile doesn't hurt but it does not make a quarterback. Running quarterbacks take more hits and get injured more often until they learn how to play in the pocket. I'd take Brady / Manning / Brees / Rodgers and their respective successors over a flavor of the year running quarterback any day of the week. There have been running quarterbacks before and it hasn't created massive changes in the quarterback position. The mobility helps but I don't see it as a fundamental change.
     


  10. L'Incandescent

    L'Incandescent Senior member

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  11. Texasmade

    Texasmade Senior member

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    I remember seeing 49ers players helping up RG3 several times even though there was a Redskin in the vicinity. I just thought the 49ers must have felt really bad for him for putting that beating on him.
     


  12. NorCal

    NorCal Senior member

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  13. archibaldleach

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    ^ The best part of the above clip may be the Redskins player quickly extending his hand once he sees the 49ers player already helping RGIII up.
     


  14. Tirailleur1

    Tirailleur1 Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    I don't disagree, but you mentioned guys that were drafted 5-7 years ago. Rodgers is the youngest of the bunch and he was drafted 8 years ago (Wow has it been that long?). And even he is not our prototypical pocket passer. There aren't that many pure pocket passers on the collegiate level right now. I mean if we were to look at next year's draft class most of them are mobile.
    I really do feel that the position is changing. To what degree, I don't know.
     


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