Originally Posted by eaglenj
Excellent post you are spot on, and the fact that brady and peyton are still dominating doenst change that fact.
First off you are talking about 2 top 10 QBs of all time, so they are statistical outliers. Plus Brady is running the spread, just as a pocket passer.
People have been talking about parity in the league for a long time and the spread offense is a big reason why. The read option plays/spread option allow teams to compete with lesser talent.
What russel wilson is doing with the seattle offense really is remarkable and shows how quickly fortunes can change in the NFL. His receivers are subpar, they dont have a great TE and their line is good not great....yet they are stomping people because they are executing the read option plays to perfection.
Finding/drafting the next RGIII isnt going to happen, but players like ryan nassib (similar in athleticism to rogers) can execute the same zone reads and if the play is designed correctly will be able to find an open player. He is a good athlete, smart and accurate with a quick release.
The jets getting someone like norv turner as OC is nothing but a waste....we need an innovative offensive mind with spread experience, who isnt married to the same playbook he developed 20 years ago.
A guy like jeff tedford as OC (if rex stays) would be perfect for developing a QB, running the offense from top to bottom as he has been a HC for a long time, and being able to incorporate the spread/read option into the offense.
I hope we find someone to lead the organization that is forward thinking rather then backward
Great point about statistical outliers!
Brady & Payton, and even to more of that extent Ryan in Atlanta.
Ryan's only successful because he has STUDS!
White, Julio Jones, gonzo, Turner, Rogers,
Seriously, if he doesn't win this year, forget it!
He won't win this year.
Brady's also one of the most PROTECTED QBs in the league by the refs.