Originally Posted by Darth Vader
it's about playmakers, and making plays. bottomline. ground and pound is one aspect of it. ground and pound is what you do to wear down an opponent, loosen up a defense in order to strike or to close out games.
whatever the operative philosophy is, as an offense you have to get the ball in the endzone. it's not enough to march up and down between the 20's. and score field goals.
With football, all phases are integrated. They all bleed into one another.
Yes, but QB play is far away the most important of those phases. If you have quality QB play you could lack in other areas. Whereas if you don't have quality QB you must be VERY good at EVERYTHING else.