Originally posted by Brazilian49er:Originally posted by ZRF80:Originally posted by LambdaChi49:
Weren't we 2-0 the last time he was healthy and starting? This is dumb.
Shaun Hill is doing exactly what Smith is doing but with a much better team. He's managing the game and making plays when necessary. (comparing first two games of 09 vs 07).
That said I think Hill is doing a better job of the above. But to think we'd be 0-2 with Alex is unfounded. This is gores offense not Shauns or Alex's offense or any Qbs offense.
Gore didnt win us the game vs. Arizona. Nor did he win it for us against STL or Washington last year. Hill made the throws to lead us to victory.
Besides the Seattle game, when did Smith do this for us ? Also, note that all the games Ive listed show that Hill has done this CONSISTENTLY. Unfortunately, you'll have to go back through 3 years worth of play to pull out 2-3 good DRIVES (not games) to defend Smith.
Against Arizona in 2007?
Oh geez. Can we PLEASE stop talking about the SAME two games and the SAME 2 drives when discussing Smith ? Yes, i get it. He showed signs of becoming the next Joe Montana in both those DRIVES, but the question in doubt is CONSISTENCY. I am using Hill's stats over a period of time where he showcased leadership on a weekly basis. Can you do the same for Smith, where he solely led our team from behind consistently without relying on Gore ?