Originally Posted by DaneMcCloud
I understand what you're saying but I also believe that Gene Smith is a rare circumstance because he had years to draft, develop or trade for a QB but it wasn't until his job was in jeopardy that he actually made the move.
So essentially, he drafted Gabbert out of fear instead of drafting him because he felt he was a franchise QB.
And if he gets lucky and Blaine Gabbert is a pretty good QB, all that poor planning and drafting doesn't really matter. We're not even having this conversation.