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3-5 with Geno 18 8.41%
8-0 with Alex 196 91.59%
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:27 PM   Topic Starter
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Would you rather be 8-0 with Alex Smith or 3-5 with Geno?

Our offense is terrible with Alex Smith. It would likely be worse with Geno given his propensity to turn the ball over and give the other teams points through pick 6s and returned fumbles for TDs. So seeing as how we barely win with the offense we have now, we'd have likely lost more than a few games if we had Geno as our QB.

But would you rather take those growing pains with Geno, or be 8-0 with Alex and be in the driver seat toward a first round bye in the playoffs?
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:29 PM   #2
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:30 PM   #3
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Old 10-30-2013, 08:44 AM   #4
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Win ugly always beats lose pretty, IMO.
Geno doesn't lose pretty
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:31 PM   #5
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Who in the hell would want to be 3-5?
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:33 PM   #6
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Who in the hell would want to be 3-5?
3-5 now, but with a hopeful franchise QB going to the learning tree this year I think is what he's getting at.

So instant gratification with a shot at playoffs/superbowl, or a long term investment where we could be good for a long time.

Geno's got some athleticism to be sure, but that dude has made some epically stupid plays this year. Im not entirely sold on him as the next big thing.
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Old 10-28-2013, 01:34 PM   #7
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Old 10-28-2013, 03:22 PM   #8
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Old 10-29-2013, 04:05 AM   #9
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Geno or otherwise, and if it was this year, next year, etc; I'll take the bigger risk now and some losses for the bigger reward later than a bunch of hollow "at least we aren't 2-14" wins.

I'd love to be able to say that statements like "I don't know if KC could handle a losing season or two with a rookie QB without demanding another retread" or "I don't think a lot of Chiefs fan understand what it takes to be competitive in this league" or "I don't think most people understand the high risk/high reward strategy is the way to go over low risk/win now strategy" are absurd, but I have my doubts.
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Old 10-28-2013, 10:34 PM   #11
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Geno or otherwise, and if it was this year, next year, etc; I'll take the bigger risk now and some losses for the bigger reward later than a bunch of hollow "at least we aren't 2-14" wins.
It is a big, and baseless, assumption to think that there would be bigger rewards later with Geno Smith. It is just as likely that he would continue to fail.

And 8-0 is a hell of a lot better than "at least we aren't 2-14". We have been waiting for the chance, and this is it. The future is NOW, and there is no reason to believe we would be in this position any time if we had Geno.
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Geno or otherwise, and if it was this year, next year, etc; I'll take the bigger risk now and some losses for the bigger reward later than a bunch of hollow "at least we aren't 2-14" wins.

I'd love to be able to say that statements like "I don't know if KC could handle a losing season or two with a rookie QB without demanding another retread" or "I don't think a lot of Chiefs fan understand what it takes to be competitive in this league" or "I don't think most people understand the high risk/high reward strategy is the way to go over low risk/win now strategy" are absurd, but I have my doubts.
The Chiefs are 8-0 and could beat anyone outside of Denver. You might never get that with Geno.
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Of course I'd be the only one to vote Geno so far. Whatever.

It comes down to this: does Alex have the capability to win a SB without an astronomically good defense and all the lucky breaks in the world? Probably not.

Does Geno? Maybe.

Who will be in the league as a starter seven years from now? Probably Geno.
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Of course I'd be the only one to vote Geno so far. Whatever.

It comes down to this: does Alex have the capability to win a SB without an astronomically good defense and all the lucky breaks in the world? Probably not.

Does Geno? Maybe.

Who will be in the league as a starter seven years from now? Probably Geno.
Will Geno be a Jet? Doubtful with all those Ints.
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Of course I'd be the only one to vote Geno so far. Whatever.

It comes down to this: does Alex have the capability to win a SB without an astronomically good defense and all the lucky breaks in the world? Probably not.

Does Geno? Maybe.

Who will be in the league as a starter seven years from now? Probably Geno.
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