I’m no football expert. I’m a guy just like you who enjoys watching the game, loves the Packers, and hopes for a Superbowl Championship. Sure I have my opinions. I’ve made a career forming them to create conversation, not controversy. That’s not my thing, but the ridiculous overreactions to Jordan Love’s 1st start at KC are driving me crazy (more on THAT on my next podcast). I’ve heard everything from “I’ve seen enough” to “He doesn’t pass the eye test” to “Give Rodgers $50 million per year”. AFTER ONE START. (Again, I’ll have more on this on my next podcast)
Couch Potato Assessment
To paraphrase: You aren’t informed well enough to assess Love correctly. When we’re watching a game on TV, we don’t get the “all 22” view, and Joe Buck & Troy Aikman don’t have the time to look at every play in detail with replays and analysis of blocking, scheme, etc. (They have to move on to the next play). Whether it was Matt LaFleur’s lack of preparing Love for the constant blitzing he saw (KC blitzed on 51% of his dropbacks), MLF’s lack of in-game adjustments vs. the blitz, Love’s inability to read & beat the blitz, lack of prep time with the 1’s or a combination of all 4, Love obviously struggled through lots of the game in KC. But can you see all of that from your couch in between beers, pizza & chips in real-time? Not likely.
Enter: THE QB SCHOOL.
This is NECESSARY FOOTBALL VIEWING from a guy who knows the game better than 99.9% of people who enjoy this website. Football breakdown is NOT as simple as the Twitterverse makes it out to be. Do yourself a favor and take 20 minutes to watch the single best breakdown of Jordan Love’s 1st game from The QB School’s J.T. O’Sullivan (Yes, THAT J.T. O’Sullivan. The one who played for 15 teams and was an all-American in college) and then tell me that Love is trash.
I bet you can’t.
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