Originally posted by oldman9er:
.... but yes, Alex can deliver the ball to Moss, if he is open. Question should be.. will the pass protection hold up long enough to encourage Harbaugh to allow for more passing?
This! Alex became the #1 overall pick b/c of his success in the PASSING GAME...spread. But he came to SF and we turned him into a "protect the ball" QB. Yet, when you look at his career, when asked...when needed, Alex has delivered EVERY SINGLE TIME when he has gone to a more spread, wide-open offense. So why are people still questioning whether Alex can throw this type of game? Its been stated over this last week that Harbaugh/Roman (reinforced again by the latest Roman video) that their game-plan and offensive philosophy is to protect the ball b/c THAT stat alone is the strongest correlated stat to wins and loses by a mile.
So, again...it's not a matter of IF Alex can get Randy the ball. It's:
1) Will the OC call plays where we can get isolation for Randy on "safer" big plays.
2) Will the pass-protection consistently hold up for Alex/Randy to connect on said plays called
[ Edited by NCommand on Sep 7, 2012 at 7:47 AM ]