[quote=John_0515;3041292]You want to believe Walter, but when people say [B]"Clemens is the starter by a mile"[/B] you discredit that person immediately. Just like above you stated to the other poster "why do you discredit him, because you don't agree with what he says?" I list reasons WHY Ratliff isn't my choice. I've done so from the beginning. Most people who support Ratliff say things like "I watch football", or "the front office likes him".
Being realistic trumps fantasyland anyday.
Does Gholston stink? YES
Does Clemens stink? YES
Did Sutton stink? YES
Is Ratliff a good NFL QB? NO
Can they all change their status? YES
[B]Realistically, who has the best chance of succeeding between Ratliff and Clemens THIS YEAR? Clemens. I want both QBs to get equal time in training camp, but believing that Ratliff will succeed above Clemens is silly, and has a very low chance of happenin[/B]g.[/quote]
Wait a minute! You're actually quoting something Greg ****ing Buttle said about a QB? Now I know the depths to which you'll go to prop up your boy Clemens.
As for the last part. Let's wait and see what happens. When Ratliff bombs in the pre-season, I'll come on here and admit he sucks. Until then, I'm in his corner.
[quote=John_0515;3041298]If you knew me, I'm not a bad guy, I just get worked up easily about stupid things. I've been on airplanes that have exploded in midair and not skipped a beat, but someone will steal my french fry and I'll cut his finger off.
[quote=PatsFanTX;3041303]And that's exactly why the draft is a crap shoot Jordy.
Because you can not, with 100% accuracy, determine how any player will play in the NFL until you see them perform [B][U]in real NFL games[/U][/B].
The only thing teams try to accomplish with all these pre-NFL evaluations in to minimize their mistakes, and not try and find the next diamond in the rough.[/quote]
I agree. But like I alluded to in the part of my post you didn't put in bold, it's not as if he put Ratliff on some high pedastal. The names below him are mostly JAGS and many of them are sitting at home waiting for phonecalls that haven't come since FA started. :yes: