The big difference there, was the fact that Fitz had something JR didn't. Something that cannot be coached. Experience to read defenses at a glance. Experience to know from where the pressure will come. Experience to understand the progression, and know, given the D alignment, where his "hot read" will be.But then I say to myself, wow Fitz did not have much help either, but he looked damn good at times. Lets not make our players unaccountable again.
I'm NOT sold on Rosen by a long shot but I do see a bunch of good things that he does. He has excellent feet and is able to slip away from rushers and buy time. His long ball is a thing of beauty and he has the touch necessary to complete the shorter throws. He's got prototype size and he's 100% healthy. Josh's problem is between his ears and Fitz was way ahead in the nuances of the offense. Rosen should be a great fit for a Chan Gailey offense so as I say, let take another look and see if the light came on. We're paying the kid, let's see what coaching he's received since his last start. Flo did say that we're going to see a different guy out there when he plays next. So, I'm willing to take a look. If Rosen can play that is great for the Dolphins!
That "skill" is nothing more than a byproduct of their ability to consistently deliver when the team needs them to. Tannehill didn't have it and Rosen doesn't because they aren't or haven't been good enough to deserve it.I worry its leadership, he has the athletic ability, he has the intelligence, but is he the type of guy that can lead/rally. Every player in the huddle with Marino, Brady, Elway and now I dare say Mahomes, believe every time they have a chance to win/score.
Rosen must get to some level of this or be relegated to the life of decent QB's whos games are decided by OTHER players, NOT THEM. Tannehill is this type of player, everything wanted in a QB, EXCEPT this skill.
I agree, nobody comes into the NFL and automatically gets the respect due a "leader". It has to be earned with heart, work, and sucess.That "skill" is nothing more than a byproduct of their ability to consistently deliver when the team needs them to. Tannehill didn't have it and Rosen doesn't because they aren't or haven't been good enough to deserve it.
Also, I'm firmly in the camp that Rosen doesn't have the football intelligence to succeed, or at least hasn't shown as much. Getting a good grade on the Wonderlic is far different than being able to react quickly to what a defense is doing on the field.
Was it Marino? Someone asked a tpo QB when he knew he was the team leader. His response was something similar to 'the other team just scored and we went down by 4. I looked up and down the sidelines and everybody was looking at me. At that instant, I knew I was the leader.'I agree, nobody comes into the NFL and automatically gets the respect due a "leader". It has to be earned with heart, work, and sucess.