- Mar 1, 2004
- Reaction score
- Calgary Alberta
My best guess from what I have watched is that he is throwing under the prevent defense because to sail it down field for TDs would further expose his lacklustre armHe has a lot of pass attempts and yards but his TD% is garbage, he's 26th in TD% with 2.9% and he's 28th in y/a with 6.3.
Kinda reminds me of Drew Bledsoe's 2nd year when he lead the league in pass yards but had almost 700 attempts and an abysmal 6.6 y/a to go with a TD% of 3.6%.
So rather than attempt TDs he piles up completions with short throws - Blt game was a much clearer example of his inability to swing for the fences - and very Tanne-like while a Phin
Taking 22 sacks in 5 games also could suggest he is afraid to throw the ball away - he certainly isn’t “throwing open anyone” And those slow crossing routes he excels at won't be available against the better teams but they are great against the prevent defense