Last night Alex Smith of the 49ers played OUTSTANDING. He only missed 1 pass the whole game. A few seasons ago Smith was in the same seat that Matt Cassel has been in over the course of his time in KC. But that’s changed a lot over the last 2 seasons. What happened. He got a good HEAD COACH.
This is not a team that is just lacking good play out of the QB. Our Wrs have not played to the level they can. Our O line hasn’t been great. Our guys are tipping passes to the defenders. Many talk about how the passes are not great. And the most common thing is overthrows. Well I can say I have watched many other NFL games. The same throws are being made by other QBs around the NFL. There guys have to go up and get the ball. NONE of them have tipped the ball to the defenders as often as our guys have. WHY Is that? We have some good WRS. Bowe is one of the most talented in the NFL. Baldwin has shown promise at times looked lost at others. They don’t suck. They are the victim of the same thing our QBs have been the victim of. HORRIBLE COACHING.
A good head coach and good coaching staff can go a long way for the players. We saw Matt Cassel play well with a great head coach in New England. He hasn’t had that in KC. And Cassel is not a great enough player to overcome poor coaching. He needs it.
This team is suffering from a lot of things. Poor Qb play is on that list. But the biggest thing they are suffering from is a BAD head coach and a bad coaching staff. Nothing is going to get better in KC until that changes. Many want a 1st pick to get a Great college QB. Well unless we get change in coaching that QB isn’t going to be able to do much better then what we see the current guys doing. Alex Smith shows just how far a good head coach can take a player. We haven’t seen that since Dick Vermil. It’s not in KC now. If the Chiefs are ever going to be a winner again they HAVE to find a real head coach. That’s where it starts. Get a real head coach and then work on the other problems but it starts with the coaching staff.
I thought Berry looked Better.
Words can’t describe.
Mike Vick is still a top 10 QB. I don’t see an elite franchise QB coming out of the next draft. This franchise needs to start thinking about next season. The Chiefs will have to run the table the rest of the season to get a road playoff game… that ain’t happening. Who’s going to be your QB next season? If the Chiefs can turn Bowe into a QB this team can depend on for the next few seasons, I think it’s a good trade.
In order to pull the trade off, the Chiefs need to get salary help from the Eagles and they’ll probably need a 3rd team to give the Eagles something they want… like a draft pick or two with Bowe going to said third team. You have to think the Colts would be interested along with a few other teams with playoff aspirations.
For all those who think this is a really bad idea, please provide arguments that don’t include the words "dog fighting." I already covered the salary issue as well. I realize Vick looks horrible this year, but I don’t think it’s a fall off in talent that is the problem. Nor do I think it’s a mental thing. I think he’s in a bad spot in Philly and on a bad team with a horrible O-line. The converse is true in Kansas City… the team looks REALLY bad not because they lack talent but because they have the worst player in the league at the most important position on the field. Give this team just an average QB and they’re better than a .500 team.
It is easy to pick out a single player and focus everything on him. It is the weak thing to do – the easy way out. The QB can’t get a pass off. The receivers are running bad routes and dropping easy passes. The special teams unit is muffing punts. The whole thing is bad, bad, bad… Stinks of bad coaching – which starts with bad management – which stems from disinterested ownership…
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