Originally posted by PatrickWillisHOF:
Nate Davis is going to play against one of the best defenses in the league. If he plays well and PUTS POINT ON THE BOARD, I say he should be the starter. And eventhough Singletary denies it, there is definently a quarterback controversy. What other team gives the THIRD STRING QUARTERBACK take reps with the first team?
Its kind of the elephant in the room. They say its nothing etc, but if he really plays exceptional, they are going to have to start to consider some things.
Yes, you need a play book with more than 10 plays in it in the NFL, but at the same time, you can't deny raw talent when it is glistening there light a Christmas tree in the middle of a dark forest.
I don't really know if its possible for him to become our starter before the first game of the season, unless Smith looks absolutely awful at the same time, but its possible that they would put him at number two and then see how the season goes.
Nate Davis throws as beautiful a ball as can be thrown from both the pocket and on the move, it looks absolutely effortless and a work of art, and his instincts are hard-wired and natural. He might have problems memorizing the play book, but he is about as pure a quarterback talent as they come. And as Jimmy Raye said it himself, "One thing that he does... He hits open receivers".
If he had a photographic memory, he would have been the number one overall selection in the draft.
Randall Cunningham, Jeff George, Steve Young all had really nice throwing motions, but I can't remember seeing a throwing arm as effortless and sublime as Nate Davis's.