Originally Posted by milkman
I don't believe that Smith was asked to eschew the deep ball.
I believe that was all on Smith.
He lacked the confidence in his deep ball to go deep unless the receiver was wide open.
He was asked to minimize mistakes, and the way he managed that was the intermediate middle, the short passing game, and the checkdown, and to take sacks instead of risking mistakes.
You do realize if the bolded part is correct the unbolded part is incorrect right Milk?