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Old 10-27-2007, 03:43 PM   #136
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Re: Vince Young overrated?

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You seem to take a lot of stock in yards passing as a benchmark for success don't you?
I put a lot of stock into A LOT of stats. Such as what I have already mentioned, like his worst passer rating, his low yardage, his horrible td% etc. Also his average 11-9 record.

It seems some people including yourself put way too much stock on his scrambling ability.
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:24 PM   #137
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Re: Vince Young overrated?

Here is a site that shows how awesome Vince Young is (couldn't resist)

Truthfully, Young is stinking it up today. They're still ahead though
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Old 10-28-2007, 04:57 PM   #138
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Here is a site that shows how awesome Vince Young is (couldn't resist)

Truthfully, Young is stinking it up today. They're still ahead though
LOL.
Yeah, I wonder how some will spin this game.
The Titans beat the Raiders 13-9 but got no help from Young with his 42 yards passing on 6 of 14 attempts. Only 11 yards on 7 carries too.

Culpepper had 4 turnovers...bout time to throw Russell in there and let him learn.
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Old 10-28-2007, 05:11 PM   #139
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Re: Vince Young overrated?

I saw a lot of the game and I can say VY got no help from his WRs. Drops all over the place.
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Old 10-28-2007, 05:55 PM   #140
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I saw a lot of the game and I can say VY got no help from his WRs. Drops all over the place.
Is there a way to see how many official drops they had? I can't seem to find a place where they keep that stat.

How many drops do you think they had? (keep in mind, just because the ball hits a hand doesn't mean it's a drop, a drop is something that is easily catchable, but not caught.)
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Is there a way to see how many official drops they had? I can't seem to find a place where they keep that stat.

How many drops do you think they had? (keep in mind, just because the ball hits a hand doesn't mean it's a drop, a drop is something that is easily catchable, but not caught.)
I saw two on one drive, one coming in the end zone.
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Old 10-28-2007, 06:35 PM   #142
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Re: Vince Young overrated?

Jsarno, I've got to wonder why you get so emotional about Vince Young and where your hatred of him comes from.
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Old 10-28-2007, 06:39 PM   #143
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Jsarno, I've got to wonder why you get so emotional about Vince Young and where your hatred of him comes from.
Well, I do live in Texas Longhorn country.

Again, I don't hate him...just his game. He's the most overrated player since Vick came out of college, and a top 5 ever.
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I saw a lot of the game and I can say VY got no help from his WRs. Drops all over the place.
Then you also saw just how pathetic a majority of his throws were?
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Old 10-28-2007, 06:53 PM   #145
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Well, I do live in Texas Longhorn country.

Again, I don't hate him...just his game. He's the most overrated player since Vick came out of college, and a top 5 ever.
In college he was an absolute beast. But, if you don't like the Longhorns I can understand why you don't like him as a player.
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Old 10-28-2007, 07:18 PM   #146
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In college he was an absolute beast. But, if you don't like the Longhorns I can understand why you don't like him as a player.
I think it really has more to do with how everyone put him on a pedastal last year.
I am not a big fan of Texas that's for sure, but I didn't really hate his game in college...it grew from the day he made the Titans teams to now. He's really just not very good.
So maybe the seed was planted in college, and after everyone loved him last year that made it grow to what it is today.
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Old 10-28-2007, 07:19 PM   #147
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Then you also saw just how pathetic a majority of his throws were?
I didn't watch the game...but I would wager your comments hold true since he usually has poor throws.
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Old 10-29-2007, 01:00 PM   #148
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Re: Vince Young overrated?

IMO Vince Young is the most underrated player in the NFL. All he does is win, yet he's bashed nonstop.
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Old 10-30-2007, 12:05 AM   #149
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Re: Vince Young overrated?

When it comes to grading young QBs, I don't look at stats . . . I look at Ws and how they guy plays in the 4th quarter under pressure. I think Vince Young is the best QB from last year's crop . . . so far.
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Old 10-30-2007, 12:13 AM   #150
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When it comes to grading young QBs, I don't look at stats . . . I look at Ws and how they guy plays in the 4th quarter under pressure. I think Vince Young is the best QB from last year's crop . . . so far.
Good to know...he's now 12 out of 21 in terms of wins. (not bad, but not great). He has a 78.4 passer rating in the 4th quarter this year, and a 70.5 passer rating in the 4th in 06. Not a very good couple of gauges to judge him by.
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