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Old 03-19-2010, 08:37 AM   #331
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Good catch. Here was his actual entire quote:

"Yeah, that's my goal," Grossman said. "I wanna start in this league at some point and get back there and play. Every quarterback that plays in the NFL wants to start, so that's kind of an odd question, I guess. But I definitely think I can and I've got a lot of confidence in myself, and hopefully this is a stepping-stone to the second half of my career."
Sounds about right.
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Where'd that sudden burst of hatred come from?
Maybe he's a Southeastern Louisiana fan

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Old 03-19-2010, 12:54 PM   #335
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Honestly, it wouldnt surprise me if Grossman ends up starting. I simply can't see Shanahan starting a rookie and I'm not sure Campbell could beat out Grossman for the starting job. If both were learning a brand new system, he probably could. However, Grossman's got experience in the system and is probably somewhat favored our QB coach and offensive coordinator.

Campbell may very well wind up being our day 1 starter, but i dont think we can assume that he will. I definitely see an open competition, atleast during the early stages of camp. hopefully, we'll have definatively named our starter before the preseason begins.
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Old 03-19-2010, 12:57 PM   #336
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I honestly don't see Grossman giving JC a serious run for his money, unless Grossman has seriously cleaned up his decision making. He takes way too many dumb risks.

JC has the better arm, is more accurate, and is also the better athletic fit for the bootlegs and roll-outs Shanahan likes to run.

Should he be given the chance to compete for the starting job? Sure why not? I just doubt he would win out.
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I honestly don't see Grossman giving JC a serious run for his money, unless Grossman has seriously cleaned up his decision making. He takes way too many dumb risks.

JC has the better arm, is more accurate, and is also the better athletic fit for the bootlegs and roll-outs Shanahan likes to run.

Should he be given the chance to compete for the starting job? Sure why not? I just doubt he would win out.
Very possible. At the very least, Grossman's about the most serious competition for a starting job that Campbell's ever had to deal with. I beleive competition makes people better, so hopefully it will help Campbell improve his game (assuming he's still here, that is).
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Honestly, it wouldnt surprise me if Grossman ends up starting. I simply can't see Shanahan starting a rookie and I'm not sure Campbell could beat out Grossman for the starting job. If both were learning a brand new system, he probably could. However, Grossman's got experience in the system and is probably somewhat favored our QB coach and offensive coordinator.

Campbell may very well wind up being our day 1 starter, but i dont think we can assume that he will. I definitely see an open competition, atleast during the early stages of camp. hopefully, we'll have definatively named our starter before the preseason begins.
Isn't that what he did with Cutler, albeit in midseason?
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Isn't that what he did with Cutler, albeit in midseason?
Yes but different situation. He wasn't in his first year in Denver when he did this, I think he was at the Bill Belichick "I'll do whatever the hell I want" stage.
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Isn't that what he did with Cutler, albeit in midseason?
More like Plummer basically "earned" his benching. Maybe Plummer ticked off Shanny one too many times, was simply ineffective, or both.
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Old 03-19-2010, 02:15 PM   #341
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if we draft Bradford or Clausen, i'll be declaring them a bust if they DON'T surplant Campbell by mid-season.

(Actually, to be entirely honest, if we draft Braford or Clausen, i'll be declaring them a bust the first time they take a sack or throw an interception in training camp. However, the first time i'll truly believe they are a bust, is if they arent starting by mid-season).
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I honestly don't see Grossman giving JC a serious run for his money, unless Grossman has seriously cleaned up his decision making. He takes way too many dumb risks.

JC has the better arm, is more accurate, and is also the better athletic fit for the bootlegs and roll-outs Shanahan likes to run.

Should he be given the chance to compete for the starting job? Sure why not? I just doubt he would win out.
Exactly.
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if we draft Bradford or Clausen, i'll be declaring them a bust if they DON'T surplant Campbell by mid-season.

(Actually, to be entirely honest, if we draft Braford or Clausen, i'll be declaring them a bust the first time they take a sack or throw an interception in training camp. However, the first time i'll truly believe they are a bust, is if they arent starting by mid-season).
Wow you are a patient man
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Very possible. At the very least, Grossman's about the most serious competition for a starting job that Campbell's ever had to deal with. I beleive competition makes people better, so hopefully it will help Campbell improve his game (assuming he's still here, that is).
There's no way Grossman will seriously compete for the starting job. I'll go a step further, the only way Campbell isn't the starter when the season begins is if he's not on the roster.
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Old 03-19-2010, 05:01 PM   #345
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Colt's happy as well

Colt Brennan Sees Potential In A Familiar Situation

With that in mind, Brennan has thrown himself fully into the team's offseason conditioning program, where he hopes to impress the new coaches. And he, in turn, has certainly been impressed by them, not least offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan. "Right now he's coaching every single one of us as if it was an even playing field," Brennan says, "and that's really all you can ask for at this level. It really is exciting for, I think, everybody right now: from Bartel, to me, Grossman, even to J-Campbell, I think we're all excited about the opportunity in front of us."
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