Originally posted by ImaMod:
Nate Davis isnt even close to being ready to start.
Is this based on observation or Matt Maiocco's post? The only people qualified to make any type of judgment as to his readiness or to his ability is the coaching staff and not some hack sports journalist.
I understand webzoners being frustrated with perceived homerism over a "project" QB, but the belief that Nate Davis has the potential to be a solid starter for the team isn't implausible.
Just look at the last 10 yrs in the NFL. It's filled with improbable QB success stories.
Jeff Garcia, an undrafted ,NFL runt, CFL vet replaced 2 Hall of Famers, made 4 pro bowls, and nailed 2 playboy bunnies.
Kurt Warner an undrafted Arena Football vet became a Super Bowl winner, League MVP & a Hall of Famer.
Tom Brady, a 6th round pick became a 3x Super Bowl winner, Future Hall of Famer and supermodel/hot actress baby daddy.
Tony Romo, an undrafted QB became a franchise QB, 3x Pro Bowler and Jessica Simpson motorboater.
Marc Bulger, 6th round pick became a 2 Pro Bowler.
Jake Delhomme, undrafted free agent became a Pro Bowler, Super Bowl QB.
Matt Cassell, a 7th round pick, his USC stats were 19 for 33 192 yards 0 tds 1 int.
Got a 6 yr $63 million contract based on 1 season of filling in for Tom Brady on a SB contending team. I guess KC never heard of Elvis Grbac.
Yeah it was against 3rd stringers, but Nate Davis showed good arm strength, quick release, accuracy, touch, pocket awareness, calmness against the only available competition. He hit receivers in stride, made laser cross the body 20 yards outs, and stepped away from pressure while continuing to look up upfield and completing passes.
The real question is that in light of the previously mentioned low round and undrafted QB successes I've mentioned, why can't the Niner's get lucky in developing a diamond in the rough?