Originally Posted by Molitoth
Even IF Geno got the majority of his stats via YAC (which is a really inaccurate arguement),... isn't the QB's job to get the ball to his playmakers and avoid turning the ball over? Seems to me he is highly accurate at getting the ball to his receivers.... in turn his receivers JOB is to catch the ball and get YAC.
Did Jerry Rice not inflate Steve Young's numbers? Lots of quick slants there went for tons of YAC.
yes, but it also leaves the heavy lifting to the receiver and scheme leaving people to wonder how good the QB really is. Eventually it will lead to defenses to crowd the LOS scrimmage and potentially hurt the running game.
Scheme can help, elusive WR's can help but a QB generally has to stretch the defense vertically to have a consistent offense.