Remember when he shitted on Cam in the same countdown list? It was total B.S. to start talking points.
What did Jaworski have to sell before Kaepernick? A month ago Jaworski released his "QB Countdown List." There was a big, long roll-out for it. He listed Kaepernick, the guy he thinks may become the greatest quarterback in NFL history, as the 11th best quarterback in the NFL. After he released Kaepernick's ranking, it became a talking point on First Take and Numbers Never Lie. Analysts were mad at him. Some thought he was unfairly exalting Kaepernick by ranking him where he did. Here's a transcript from First Take, via TVEyes. We can only presume this is Skip Bayless:
This article raises shows proof of how ESPN will spin any non-story into a flagship story. What they don't care is how they desolate these young men's early career by engineering unreal expectations. In this article they show how they put even more undue pressure on a player that will no doubt go through the same 2nd season troubles we saw right here in Carolina last year. What does it mean? We can all now officially disregard any spin ESPN circlejerks our way. I hope this unequivocal proof is all we as fans ever need to point to when ESPN discredits or tries to burden our franchise in turn with undue expectations or in turn, smear.