Originally Posted by Griff
I'm a Bills fan, I don't feel gloom, I've been baptized in fire. Wide right, Music City Forward Lateral, Pittsburgh's third stringers, 13 years, at this point nothing but moving the team would make me feel the gloom
Smith and Barkley yes - but the only way Glennon or Nassib become the Bills QB is if they make it to the 2nd round - I hope they don't, as I don't want either one - Glennon is Foles and Nassib is Stanzi(actually Stanzi was more impressive during his college career).
Coming soon - my wish list for 2014
Gaffney is my sleeper pick
The Packers had a quarterback when they drafted Rodgers.
The Patriots had a quarterback when they drafted Brady.
The Giants had a quarterback when they drafted Manning.
The Chargers had a quarterback when they drafted Rivers.
Do you want me to keep going?
My point is that "having a quarterback" doesn't keep teams from drafting a better one. Fitz isn't good enough. He needs to be (and will be) replaced.
If they're all in play for us, then I don't think we'd have a problem because one of them WILL fall to us in the second if we want him... I'm not buying the Nassib hype for one
Post-Combine Mock 3/8
1. Jarvis Jones, OLB
2. DeAndre Hopkins, WR
3. B-QB-A: Barkley, Nassib, Bray, Manuel, Wilson...
4. Jon Bostic, ILB
5. Matt Scott, QB
6. Aaron Mellette, WR
Smith & Barkley will definitely be gone by the 9th pick.....I think Nassib & Glennon's stock will fade some and they'll fall to the early 2nd round.....I don't know where Tyler Wilson would fall?....maybe late 1st round....who knows what Clev. & Ariz will do re: qb's?
1. Mike Evans / WR / Texas A&M
2. Austin Seferian-Jenkins / TE / Washington
3. Juwuan James / OT / Tenn.
4. Shayne Skov / ILB / Stanford
5. Cassius Marsh / DE / UCLA
7. Logan Thomas / QB / Virginia Tech
"The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and conveniences,
but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy ".......Martin Luther King
If they are all gone by the 2nd round, then there will be some really good players available for Buffalo to choose from in other positions.
I have to ask Baad a question, what do you and the Fitzpatrick family usually do at Christmas time?
Full disclosure, I love Fitz. I wish he succeeded desperately. I don't think he's as bad as posters on the board make him out to be, but he can't carry a team on his shoulders. He will never be a winning QB without a great team around him... that's the unfortunate truth; as much as he's a guy I want to root for. Buffalo is an underdog city so we love the underdog, and that's what Fitz is.
Enough, we need a legit QB. This QB class is strong, not weak, unlike what everyone says. It's strength lies in its depth. More than a handful of these guys are legit 1st or 2nd round talent. We have a bunch of QBs who were victims of circumstance. No perfect storms in the college QB season like a couple years ago with Cam or near-perfect storms like with luck and RGIII last year. This year we have some QBs who dealt with circumstances, often strange ones, they were dealt. Barkley, Wilson, and Nassib are the three that dealt with the biggest ones, but several others had their own.
Just because there were no perfect storms this year, it doesn't mean that if these guys are placed on our surprisingly talented team that they won't find the same immediate success many of the other rookie QBs had over the last couple years.
Year 1: 50.8%, QBR 65.3, 12 TD/11 Ints
Year 2: 58.3%, QBR 77.4, 9 TD/6 (partial year)
I see improvement - even though he's on a very bad team.
Two or three years from now, the words Gabbert & bust may not always be used in the same sentence.
If the Jags as a team improve - and his pocket awareness improve, he may become a pretty solid QB.
(I'm still glad we took Dareus)