So what are our plans if the Jake Locker experiment fails???

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by lilkhmerkid4u, May 1, 2013.

  1. Finnebosch

    Finnebosch I am vengeance.

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    Brady sat one year.
    McNair sat two years.
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  2. UrbanLegend3

    UrbanLegend3 Starter

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    Most of the current "star" QBs sat for very little time in their career. Trial under fire seems to be the way most teams are opting to "develop" their QB.
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  3. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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    lol RG3 had no playoff team around him guy..His team was/is straight garbage, RG3 is just that good he has a Peyton Manning type effect, whichever team he was on was making the playoffs.
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  4. titan_fan_4ever

    titan_fan_4ever Titans Rule

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    Then we move on to the next scho in the draft and hope we get a good one. Even if Lock sucks and we get mid-round draft pick, I would expect Rust to trade up for an elite QB next year.

    Nah not really man, the 'skins have a pretty good roster if you ask me. The Colts on the other hand have a pretty bad roster...
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  5. Finnebosch

    Finnebosch I am vengeance.

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    Personally, I think Mccarron is the best QB in this draft class even though he is the most unproven. He reminds me a lot of Tom Brady circa 01-03 and I think he is a guy who can win day 1 if he is on a team with a decent OL and running game (like ours).
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  6. RockyTop Fox

    RockyTop Fox Defensive Coordinator

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    I'm not a huge fan of discussing the backup plan to a plan that hasn't failed yet. Locker had a bad year, okay I get that. He also was injured from week one, had a god-awful O-line, and absolutely no defense to help him. Don't forget about how well he played when called upon in his rookie season. I have faith in Locker.. he will be fine.

    I like having Fitz behind him though.. if Fitz has to step in I could see him as a franchise QB. He has all the physical tools, and we know the dude is smart. (Harvard grad, good wonderlic scores). We have a much better supporting cast than Buffalo ever did, so if he can cut down the mental mistakes, he could be a good QB for us if Locker doesn't pan out.

    I'm not even thinking about spending a high draft pick on a QB like Bridewater or Johnny Football.. not when Locker has only had one year and a backup in Fitz who has never played for us.
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  7. TheSureThing

    TheSureThing WHY DIDNT YOU DRAFT JOHNNY FOOTBALL?!?

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    The skins would have won 4 or 5 games tops with Locker at QB last season. That's the truth. I live in the DC area, I watched most of their games last season.

    Their secondary was useless, Orakpo didn't play at all because of injury, and their receivers were awful and a few of them were injured most of the season. Their only strength was their run blocking and RG3.
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  8. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    There's an idea. RG3 will be back, Kirk might hit the trade market. We'd likely have to trade our 2nd for him, worth it?
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  9. theprizdfighter

    theprizdfighter Newb to the 19.5°

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    Sign Josh Freeman. Draft a QB.
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  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Aaron Rodgers is the only one who sat a while, that I can think of..... so everybody assumes if a QB sits they'll turn into Aaron. Makes sense, right?
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