This week against the Vikings will Schotty allow Sanchez to throw like he has the last 3 games or will he run it more. If I were Schotty this would be a perfect week to get Holmes started off. Knowing Schotty though he might stick to the ground and pound.
As good as we are at Ground and Pound, it makes no sense to test the Williams Wall too much. They're that good.
This is the game to unleash Sanchez and all our weapons in the passing game. You go 3 wide (Edwards, Holmes, Cotchery), put Keller in at TE, and Tomlinson in at RB, and you tell them good luck stopping this.
1. D'Brick better bring his A Game. This will IMO validate whether he's as good as some people claim him to be.
2. I like the 3 WRs, Keller and LT formation. Seriously, how in the hell would you stop that?! Could you imagine if Sanchez and Brad Smith were merged into one QB? I don't think you'd be able to keep them from dropping a 40-Bird week in and out.
Our running game was dominant .... against the Bills. Let's not read too much into *that*. I don't think our running game is good enough (yet) that we can just run at will against the very good defenses - like Minnesota. We'll need to mix it up, pass on first down - like we've been doing the last couple of weeks.
Anyone that thinks this is will be an easy game is crazy. No, Sanchez is not going to throw 11 TDs, 3 each to Holmes/Edwards/Keller and 2 more to JCo.
We aren't running wild on Minnesota like we did against Buffalo. No way, no how.
IMO we need Sanchez more this week than we have the entire season so far. With Holmes making his debut and with Revis and Pace coming back on the defensive side, this is the week that we should definitely take some chances. Not that we haven't already, but still.
I love Favre and consider him one of the greatest of all-time, but he's at the end. I'm honestly not scared of him at all heading into this game. Stack the box to stop AP and dare Brett to beat us. He's bound to make a mistake (or multiple mistakes) at one point or another.
Sanchez is fastly becoming the player we drafted him to be. The kid really looks like he has it all. Good arm, cool as a cucumber in the pocket, very athletic, can throw on the run, is developing into a tremendous leader, and has that certain "it" factor that you really can't explain but you know that it's there.
This is honestly the best I've felt about this team in my 25+ years as a fan.