Tyler: Oh man, some guy just dropped an article about how the Daniel Jones hate needs to stop. He then goes on to say “he didn’t have the talent around him like Murray or Haskins did”….a mediocre QB who needs the right supporting cast you say? We talking about Daniel Jones or Alex Smith? And yes, there’s a bit about not enough arm strength too.
Tony: To be fair, in college the talent gap is much bigger, so it can have a much bigger impact.
Dan: That says as much about Jones as the guys around him lol.
Tony: Which is why Alabama with Jalen Hurts would have crushed Texas Tech with Mahomes, but give them both NFL rosters and Mahomes would dominate.
Tyler: I just found it funny that reading it you could almost replace “Daniel Jones” with “Alex Smith” and it sounds exactly like the Alex Wars…which I will admit, I was on the “give Alex a good supporting cast” side until he did get that cast and was the same QB. Then I realized it was him and not someone else’s fault.
Tony: Smith showed he could win consistently with the talent he had, he just had some bad luck in the playoffs. At least compared to somebody like Eli.
Adam: 18 points at home…
Dan: Alex didn’t elevate players around him. He used the talent, big difference. Mahomes makes players better. He did it in college too.
Tony: Both true, but he still got unlucky against the Colts and Titans. So he should have at least had a couple extra playoff wins.
Dan: The funny thing about this QB class is that we don’t know if any of them can elevate the players around them. They were throwing to wide open guys, outside of maybe Drew Lock. Which could be a scary reality in a few years.
Matt: Alex probably should’ve had two more playoff wins, but he also wasn’t good enough to make “likely” a certainty.
Tony: EJ Manual just retired. We’re now down to 23 QB’s.
Dave: SHIT WERE FUCKED OH NO DAMMIT!