Originally posted by 9erluv415: I stick with Smith. He is stable emotionally and you need that in a QB.
You also need a guy whose hands are big enough to hold onto the ball, who can play with poise, who can make split decisions, who can release the ball quickly, and who does not telegraph where he's throwing it.
You also need a guy who actually WANTS to play football and is not going to retire on you.
Originally posted by Legbreaker: Vince Young is an AWFUL QB.
Before anyone starts jabbering about how he was rookie of the year, I have two words: Rick Mirer.
Yea but can you imagine him in a 49ers jersey in Madden? We'd be unstoppable and our offensive rankings would go from 65 to atleast 85. You can roll out and throw it to crabtree all the time. The possibilities are endless.
I think the whole mental instability thing is overblown. He's not as messed up as TO, and TO is one of the most productive WRs in history. Heck, he might not even be as messed up as Brett Favre, and Favre is an all-time great QB.
Vince Young at QB with Frank Gore in the backfield gives me chills. If the WRs are good, Vince Young could be a very good QB for the 49ers. Better than that God-awful waste of money we drafted.
And, yes, Vince Young was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. Rick Mirer was not, but guess who was? Clinton Portis, Anquan Boldin, Ben Roethlisberger, Carnell "Cadillac" Williams, Adrian Peterson, Edgerrin James, Randy Moss, Curtis Martin, Marshall Faulk, and . . . during Rick Mirer's rookie season . . . Jerome Bettis.
Originally posted by BrianUKNiner: Footballguys.com Unconfirmed RUMOR. One of my guys is hearing talk of a Vince Young for Alex Smith deal being discussed. That would be a great discussion if it were to happen. Again, please don't take this for anything more than it is at this point - a RUMOR. But I've always operated this thing on the "you'll know what I know" line of thinking. So I'm passing along what I'm hearing. Take it for what it's worth and keep an eye out.
What do you mean "one of my guys"??? Are you trying to claim some kind of connection with the team(s)??????
Why the hell would Scotty want to trade 1 bust for another???
[ Edited by AKfanster on Jun 10, 2009 at 10:48:51 ]
The problem I have with this is I think the move sets us back a year or 2. If Alex fails this season the expierment is over, and we can move on. If Vince fails reallistically speaking he probally gets another year to prove himself.
I want the bust with less committment.
[ Edited by tjd808185 on Jun 10, 2009 at 15:51:13 ]
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