Originally Posted by ASG0531
Sanchez has zero chance of becoming a good QB in this league if he can't master the short passing game and learn how to hit the checkdown when necessary. All of the top QBs make a living feasting off of defenses doing it, going deep when the opportunity presents itself. Those "best games" you're referring to are the last quarter or several minutes of the game when the team has to air it out to win the game. You can't play an entire game that way and expect to beat NFL defenses.
agreed. but my point being that if you don't periodically air it out early in a game rather than the last few minutes, you equally can't expect to beat NFL defenses.