Originally Posted by chop
I think some coaches/GMs get caught up in the guys potential and have a blind eye to a players negatives. Cassel looks like, and sometimes plays like, a good NFL QB but he doesn't do it on a consistant basis. Coaches and GMs think that if they stay with the player, or get the player more talent araound them, that the player will somehow be the player that he is on the good occasions more often than not. Cassel has shown that he is an inconsistant player all of the time. It is past time for the GM to realize this and move on.
Goes the other way too. I think sometimes a coach or a GM overlooks a guy with talent over the few things they don't like about the guy.
I honestly wonder how many careers have been derailed because a coach didn't believe in a guy.
Who might have otherwise been able to show something.