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Old 12-26-2012, 07:55 AM  
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Despite lack of playing time, Stanzi works to improve

By ADAM TEICHER

The Kansas City Star
Despite lack of playing time, Stanzi works to improve.

For quarterback Ricky Stanzi, the final week of the season appears destined to be much like the first and all the others in between. What little practice work he gets will be limited to helping the Chiefs’ defense prepare for Sunday’s final game of the season against the Broncos in Denver.

It is difficult, if not impossible, for a young quarterback to develop that way. But it speaks loudly to what the Chiefs think of Stanzi that in a 2-13 season where they have continually displayed the need for a quarterback, they haven’t given Stanzi a look.

It seems like a wasted season for his development, but Stanzi at least believes he is a better player than he showed during what for him was a rough preseason.

“Every year, you develop,” he said. “There’s no wasted year. You may not be on the field, but there’s been a lot of time spent on watching film, working on footwork, working on the fundamentals, working on your throwing. You’d like to be playing, but you can always get better, and that’s what I’ve been trying to do.”

“You would hope as a player you’re progressing through the season. It’s been great to be able to sit here, learn things and not have to be … sometimes you’re thrown in to a situation you’re not ready for.”

Stanzi looked as though he wasn’t ready to play in the preseason, particularly a turnover-filled game against the Rams in St. Louis. Coach Romeo Crennel acknowledged that the memory is difficult to shake.

“What happened in the preseason happened, but I know he’s grown as a player, grown in the classroom since that time,” Crennel said. “It still comes down to whether I decide to give him a chance or not.

“Getting him on the field becomes more difficult. Not only him, but there are many guys who are behind other guys. You take anybody who’s behind Tamba Hali. He can show improvement, but his chances of getting on the field are not going to be great unless there’s an injury situation.”

The preseason has been over for almost four months, but it is hard for a backup to prove he is a better player since he gets little in the way of meaningful practice time.

“It’s difficult but in practice you can show the progress you’re making, whether it’s fundamental things or your decision making,” said Brady Quinn, who is now the Chiefs’ starting quarterback but was a backup for most of his NFL career. “Everything you do is on film, and it’s not as if the coaches aren’t watching that film.

“That’s one of the biggest differences between college and the NFL is that you have to take it upon yourself to get better each day and to prepare yourself. You don’t get the work that the starters do.”

Crennel indicated that Stanzi was taking that work seriously.

“It’s hard in that situation because he only gets show-team reps,” Crennel said. “On the show team, you have to show that you’ve improved your fundamentals because the show team is not a real test. You’re running off (play) cards, and we circle the guy we want him to throw to so he doesn’t have to read the coverage and all those things. To his credit, he tries to read the coverage and know what coverage is being played … and know whether he would go to the guy that’s being circled. Many times, he’ll come back and say, ‘Hey, this is a set up. I wouldn’t throw to that guy normally.’ I say, ‘I appreciate that, Ricky, but we need to see the ball go to this particular spot.’

“So you can tell a little bit that he’s into it mentally by things like that. He’s made strides. If we deem that we want to give him the chance to show what he can do, then we’ll dress him and see if there’s an opportunity for him to get into a game.”

That won’t happen Sunday unless Crennel has a dramatic change of heart. Stanzi’s contribution will again be to imitate in practice the opposing quarterback, in this case Denver’s Peyton Manning.

It’s not like playing, but it’s all Stanzi has.

“You get to go against the first-team defense,” Stanzi said. “You get to go against some great defenders. You get to work on some of your things. You treat it like a game. You take it seriously and you make it count. If you do that, you’ll be a better player.”
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:16 AM   #31
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Exactly! Why people are still supporting this kid is beyond me. If he can't beat out Cassel and Quinn he shouldnt have a job.

I dont care how great his hair looks blowing in the wind, while holding a clipboard.
Because this board so badly thinks that any QB drafted by us is better than a retread. So far, it's never panned out.

Stanzi has to be ****ing atrocious. End of story.

And I'm trying to remember what idiot that was that talked me into the whole "Quinn got a raw deal and really could be something awesome if given a chance."

who was it?
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:16 AM   #32
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Don't worry htis - NOT going to enter this thread & argue how bad stanzi sucks...
I don't even think he should play. I don't care if he plays a down as a Chief. I don't care if he retires.

I'm just pointing out a clear and obvious double standard.
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:21 AM   #33
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I don't want to hear it. He sucks so bad he can't beat out the two pieces of shit we have at QB now.
Yes, and Terrance Copper is a better WR than Steve Breaston.

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Old 12-26-2012, 10:21 AM   #34
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I don't even think he should play. I don't care if he plays a down as a Chief. I don't care if he retires.

I'm just pointing out a clear and obvious double standard.
Cassel and Stanzi are both Pioli guys. Why wouldn't Pioli and Crennel let him play?
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:21 AM   #35
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I don't even think he should play. I don't care if he plays a down as a Chief. I don't care if he retires.

I'm just pointing out a clear and obvious double standard.
I agree. He shouldn't be thrown to the wolves in denver with a playoff hungry crowd. I love the idea of denver going into the playoffs with an 11 game winning streak.

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Old 12-26-2012, 10:33 AM   #36
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Cassel and Stanzi are both Pioli guys. Why wouldn't Pioli and Crennel let him play?
You're assuming they know what a good QB looks like.
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:36 AM   #37
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You're assuming they know what a good QB looks like.
"I'm not a smart man Clark, but I DO know what Tom Brady looks like."
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:39 AM   #38
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I don't think he's getting a fair shake. I'm not sure we can equivocally say whether he's worse than the two in front of him--seriously, do you trust the coaching staff THAT much? why? we've been fed the bullshit all year--'he's not good enough to get playing time.' yet they'll play cassel until they HAVE to pull him?!?

yeah. I don't trust this coaching staff, neither should you. I think the kid has talent, and I'd like to SEE them GIVE him a chance to show said talent. if he flames out, OH NOES, WE'RE GOING TO LOSE ANOTHER GAME!

their handling of stanzi? yet another crime committed by the worst coaching staff/front office in the NFL.
I don't think there's a down side to playing him either. This coaching staff has made so many calls that are questionable at best, that you have to then question almost ever choice they've made. Like you said, what's the worst that could happen, another loss?
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:48 AM   #39
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"I'm not a smart man Clark, but I DO know what Tom Brady looks like."
They stuck with Matt Cassel for over 3 years and only benched him when fans started flying banners and giving up their season tickets.

The replaced him with Brady ****ing Quinn.

Tom Brady might as well be a super model because Scott Pioli doesn't have the first clue about QBs.
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You're assuming they know what a good QB looks like.
I made that point a billion times.

They are desperate. Being a good evaluator of QB has nothing to do with it. Why wouldn't they play Stanzi?
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Tom Brady might as well be a super model because Scott Pioli doesn't have the first clue about QBs.
Thanks for solidifying that stanzi sucks
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Old 12-26-2012, 10:52 AM   #43
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I made that point a billion times.

They are desperate. Being a good evaluator of QB has nothing to do with it. Why wouldn't they play Stanzi?
They're not desperate.

Obviously.

Steve Breaston is inactive.

They're still playing petty roster games despite that fact that everybody knows they're getting canned.
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Thanks for solidifying that stanzi sucks
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