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If first round QBs are "destined busts" as people like to refer them to...

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With The Golden Calf of Bristol, Bradford and other QUALITY QB's comming out after next season, we might just have An EXELLENT chance to go get our future QB .... Matter of fact I HOPE WE DO!

The Golden Calf of Bristol= first round fullback... not QB

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yea but when has a team ever made it, or a person ever made "it" in life in general, by not taking risks?

Lest we forget the last time Fox took a chance on an unproven QB it payed dividends for us. That's why he was so successful at first. Because he had the balls to take risks, and he was pretty damn good at it too. Now, please, god forbid we try anything different to get a one up on the other guy.

Calculated risk is the smart thing to go for.

If Delhomme didn't work out we were out of chump change.

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With The Golden Calf of Bristol, Bradford and other QUALITY QB's comming out after next season, we might just have An EXELLENT chance to go get our future QB .... Matter of fact I HOPE WE DO!

The Golden Calf of Bristol reminds me of a QB that ten years ago would be so highly heralded with his "dual threat" capabilities and would be a sure no.1 pick.

Josh Freeman's on my radar. He looks reachable from where we pick now, and the guy's got a hell of an arm on the run, plus he's elusive while passing.

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why the f*ck am i watching 2 first round QB picks in the AFC championship game?

and, by extension...

why the f*ck has a team with a first round QB won the superbowl the past 3 years?

Just another aspect of the game Fox likes to look at with a closed mind and what player was most responsible for our meltdown in AZ?

you can't win the big one with a closed mind.

It's just a Myth, the issue with it is they can be COSTLY busts, and a huge waste of time.

If your coaches know what they are doing *knock on wood* those chances become even less that they will be a bust.

2010 would be a great year for us to start though.

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It's just a Myth, the issue with it is they can be COSTLY busts, and a huge waste of time.

If your coaches know what they are doing *knock on wood* those chances become even less that they will be a bust.

2010 would be a great year for us to start though.

FWIW most QB "busts" are thrown in to save struggling teams that aren't that successful to begin with.

Guys like Eli, Roethlisberger, Flacco, Matt Ryan, these guys achieved early success and developed nicely, because they were put on talented teams. Teams that have a running game. Teams that have decent or better defenses. For guys like Alex Smith, SF was terrible when they drafted him. He never got a chance to make a difference because he had nothing to help him out.

I know one thing is for sure, Matt Ryan is going to be an insufferable pain in the ass playing against him in the future, and if Flacco can reach the AFC Championship game off of two road playoff wins in a row, in his rookie season, the sky's the limit for him.

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for what we ask a QB to do for this team i can see why we dont get one in the first round..we run so much that are QB are not asked to throw that much a game...but to not draft QB at all is crazy

on a side note i hope we draft josh freeman

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I think Mark Sanchez is the best QB in the draft this year, with Stafford at #2. The problem is if we don't move up we won't get them obviously. I don't know if I'd waste a late 2nd on a QB that won't be guaranteed better than Jake.

I say we let Jake finish out his contract and see what happens from there.

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FWIW most QB "busts" are thrown in to save struggling teams that aren't that successful to begin with.

Guys like Eli, Roethlisberger, Flacco, Matt Ryan, these guys achieved early success and developed nicely, because they were put on talented teams. Teams that have a running game. Teams that have decent or better defenses. For guys like Alex Smith, SF was terrible when they drafted him. He never got a chance to make a difference because he had nothing to help him out.

I know one thing is for sure, Matt Ryan is going to be an insufferable pain in the ass playing against him in the future, and if Flacco can reach the AFC Championship game off of two road playoff wins in a row, in his rookie season, the sky's the limit for him.

Yup, and Yup.

If this team is as good as everyone says it is, none of our fans should have any problems with drafting a QB.......

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for what we ask a QB to do for this team i can see why we dont get one in the first round..we run so much that are QB are not asked to throw that much a game...but to not draft QB at all is crazy

on a side note i hope we draft josh freeman

Jake Delhomme looked a lot better than he actually was this year because teams were worried about him less than DeAngelo and Jonathan (you notice when the run was stopped, Jake was a non-factor EVERY TIME this season). A strong running game is an awesome complement for a rookie QB. Reliable WRs who can get open and a possession TE are pretty good to have too.

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For the record the only QB mentioned in this thread we had a shot at was Flacco.

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