Chow Praises Young as He Continues to Improve

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  1. rcarie

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    At least he has ability in which Volek has none. Lots of QB's are thrown in the fire. He will be too. I would wager that he'll be our starter at mid season for what ever the reason. Whether it's due to injury of what ever. John Mclain seems to think he'll earn his spot as starter quicker than most people think. He said "first part of the season." If the Titans start winning games with Billy than he'll stay the starter no matter what but if we're losing games you better get ready to see Vince.
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  2. Titansfan10

    Titansfan10 Camp Fodder

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    Is this really the Drew Brees situation of tennessee that some people say it could be? Or is Billy just doing this in vain because the team really wants to play vince? And i would have to say that Vince knows more than 25% of the playbook...
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  3. Slipjack

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    The four levels of ........

    1. Unconscious incompetent (Rookie back up)
    2. Conscious incompetent ( pushing to start and starts for some teams)
    3. Conscious competent (starter, but has to think about what he is doing)
    4. Unconscious competent ( pro bowl type player, they just do it)
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  4. wplatham

    wplatham U of M Class of 2012

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    Ok, I kept waiting for someone to say it, but I guess I'll have to do it.

    In 2004, there was no way Ben Roethlisberger could lead the Steelers if Maddox went down. Final Record: 15-1

    I know it's not the same situation, but if nothing else, Young will have as good a grasp of the playbook as Ben did in 2004. If Volek gets hurt, Young will struggle early, but I think we'll be seeing good things by the end of the season.
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  5. TitanJeff

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    How much of the playbook did Ben need to hand the ball to Bus? The Steelers had one of the game's top running games and defenses. They had the talent to take the pressure off of Ben and didn't ask a lot of him.

    If the Titans were the '04 Pittsburgh Steelers, I feel differently about it. But they are not close right now in any phase of the game.
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  6. fltitan

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    Sorry cdy___hitt I dont have a link for the article about VY. Go to chron.com click sports and put Vince Young in search . The title of the article is Young comfortable despite abscence of McNair. Jack Kemps comments are very interesting.
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  7. I'm thinking if Ben Roethlisberger can step in right after college, why can't we throw Vince Young right into the fire. Might as well.
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  8. GLinks

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    To me it wouldn't make any sense to keep Young at #3 if he's better than Mauck, which we all hope he is. Didn't think it would take them long to make that move. It doesn't mean they couldn't still bring in a vet if the preseason reveals Young's aptitude is still lacking. Maybe a confidence booster, but to me it's not a stretch of the imagination that he actually deserved it.
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  9. GLinks

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    Yes, they said in the article they had covered 75% of the O already. How well he retains it has yet to be seen, but I'm sure he's familiar with it.
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  10. GLinks

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    He would have learned the same offense whether running the 2nd team or 1st team. I think he's run the 1st team maybe 25% of the time, however, he'd be running through the same plays on 2nd or 3rd team. Only his retention of the offense should come into question.
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