Originally posted by Pillbusta:
Originally posted by jreff22:
I understand the logic you are explaining and agree but...that was based on safe play from the QB. With Keap we are talking about a green player who is learning. A kid who has put the ball on the ground more in 2 weeks than he has thrown TD's. Alex can read a D and check in and out of the right plays to exploit a D....Keap is not doing that yet, Jim has acknowledged this. I worry that his inexperience will cost us at a time when we cant have f**kups. We are built on not making mistakes, with a rookie we run a great chance of making mistakes. If he was playing like he did in Chicago I would feel a whole lot better....the past 2 weeks, I'm very at the moment.
Rushing TDs count too and the team has scored way more tds then TOs under both Kaep and Smith. That much hasn't changed but what has is that Kaep isn't as heady and savvy as Smith yet so he isn't as good of a manager yet but he is much mores the playmaker than Smith was and he has the ability and the jewels to make game changing plays in the tightest windows and farthest distances if need be and defenses have to be wary of this and account for this thus opening up more of the playbook and the football field real estate. Give this thing time. Jim has a vision
Rushing TD's are hard to get and we cant rely on the ground game to win every game. Where does this Keap is a better play maker stuff come from...what plays? Rushing for a 50yd TD is great but its one great play in a whole game. Nothing is consistent right now. He is throwing for under 200 yards a game so this great super dynamic ability that people keep talking about is more myth right now....nothing is happening. If it was he would score through the air once in 9 quarters which he hasnt. Did Miami look scared, did the Rams? The only people that think he is this dynamic superstar right now are 9er fans. You think the Pats are worried about getting in a shoot out with Keap right now?
The kid has all the potential in the world but he isn't going to unlock it in a few weeks. And that vision is a work in progress, something we cant wait for at the moment.