Originally Posted by memyselfI
Yes, but Gannon put up those numbers in an offense that was not tailored to him, right? The difference when he got the the Raiders is that Gruden crafted his offense AROUND Gannon. Rich likely would have been a very effective QB here, or anywhere, where the emphasis on the offense was built around his strengths and not his weaknesses.
Gruden ran the SAME offense in Tampa, with Brad Johnson, and won a Super Bowl.
Gannon FIT Gruden's offense, Gruden didn't tailor anything for Rich.