Jordan Love did not exactly turn the football world upside down with his performance against the Cincinnati Bengals. However, there’s no denying that the Green Bay Packers quarterback showed flashes of brilliance in his brief cameo as the Packers took down the Bengals in a 36-19 blowout.
Well, renowned radio personality Colin Cowherd could not agree any less with this notion.
Colin Cowherd Rips Jordan Love Apart After Preseason Debut
Cowherd went all-in on Jordan Love in a recent episode of his Fox Sports show, The Herd. The analyst accused the Packers of “handholding” their new QB1 throughout the game while also expressing his belief that Jordan Love just isn’t worth all the hype that has surrounded him:
“He is what I was told throughout the offseason that I thought he would be: he’s a game manager. There’s no special there.
“… But if you’re still wearing floaties year four in the pool, you’re not Michael Phelps. In fact, maybe swimming’s not for you.”
"He's a game manager. There's no special there."
— Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) August 14, 2023
Needless to say, Colin Cowherd is not a fan of Jordan Love.
Green Bay Packers Fans Call Out Colin Cowherd for ‘Terrible’ Take
Unsurprisingly, Packers fans weren’t at all pleased by Cowherd’s bold statement on their new cornerstone quarterback. The Cheeseheads didn’t hold back either as they called out Cowherd on the means streets of Twitter:
Terrible take! Love played well in the time he was in. Beautiful touch pass for a TD and went 5-5 after that one bad throw he made on the TD drive. That’s what I wanted to see he bounced right back. He’s good I’m not sure what the issue is with Colin not liking the guy. Bad take!
— $uper Mario (@xmariomc) August 14, 2023
This is an awful take.
Miss 1 pass. Crucified
But… if you throw a terrible 🏈 2 yards behind line of scrimmage. Let the WR/RB do all the work (70 yard run)
OMG he’s getting MVP
— Marlon Shamell (@ShamellFit) August 14, 2023
Dude threw 10 passes, how are you making such strong judgments?
— Wisco Fanatics (@WiscoFanatics) August 14, 2023
Clickbait. He knows he will get a rise from Packer fans, which is one of biggest fanbases. Amazing how he knows someone who has played (oh like two regular season games + replacing a legend) is a game manager already?? Sure. Just like Rodgers way back when? 😂
— Joey Smith (@dreamittobe) August 14, 2023
Tom Brady was a game manager and you guys say he’s the best ever, so…
— GoPackGo (@84brucewayne) August 14, 2023
Game manager is becoming the laziest two words of QB evaluation in football history, imo. Managing the game is literally part of the position's responsibility.
— JonesBones (@JonesBo48877381) August 14, 2023
Same guy who said that he would take Carson Wentz over Aaron Rodgers?
— Deli Fresh (@Deli_Fresh) August 14, 2023
Dude, I have never seen so many people act like know-it-all experts by analyzing so few snaps from one player. First drive. First preseason game.
Tell how many QB1’s are gonna come out guns blazing and just display their entire arsenal on the opening drive of preseason? 🤷♂️
— Matt Christensen (801Matt) (@Aggiesalltheway) August 14, 2023
The Green Bay Packers will be glad to know that their fanbase has a lot more confidence in their newly-heralded QB1 than Colin Cowherd does.
For his part, Jordan Love is going to be on the receiving end of a lot of criticism from here on out. This is all part of the job. It’s up to him to drown out all the noise.
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