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Old 03-05-2013, 11:03 AM  
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The Chiefs are taking Geno #1; bank on it

Andy loves him some QBs. And KC has been a bottomless pit of QB suckage. While folks initially freaked out over the ASmith signing (me included), once they locked up Bowe and Albert, it seemed pretty clear that Geno will be the choice at #1.

People say you don't draft a QB #1 to sit on the bench, the first pick of the draft isn't a backup QB. They are right. They say ASmith will be the starter, especially given his compensation. They are right. Ummm, does that mean that Geno is being groomed for a year or two behind Alex? Not necessarily.

What? That is nonsense!

Only in the traditional sense.

I think Reid and Dorsey are thinking waaay outside the box on this one.

If (when) the Chiefs draft Geno, the whole idea of a "backup" QB will be shook up. "Backup" will be a matter of semantics. "Starting" will be a matter of semantics as well.

Reid and Dorsey both see the need for 2 "starting caliber" QBs on a team in today's NFL. San Fran proved beyond a shadow of a doubt last year that it really pays to have 2 QBs on your team who can start for you.

If one "starting caliber" QB goes down, you have another "starting caliber" QB ready to be plugged in and the team doesn't miss a beat.

It has been repeated ad nauseum on this board that the QB is the most important position in all of football. When you have an offense that is predicated on throwing the football 40+ times a game, you can't afford to have a dropoff in productivity should one of your QBs goes down for a time, otherwise your season is effectively over.

Reid and Dorsey get this.

As fans, especially Cheifs fans, we need to rethink our conceptions of "backup" and "starting" and realizing we are entering an era of "starting caliber" QBs.

We are being built to win.

We are being built to win even in the face of adverse contingencies.

We are going to win.

And I like it.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:40 PM   #571
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One is still available. I bet $50.00 that Geno Smith is not taken by the Chiefs at the #1 pick. If I lose I give 50 to the 501c charity of your choice. I send to you in the form of a check that you forward on. If you lose you do the same for the Eddie Kennison Lupus Foundation.

The money is there. Only two people who have defended the process have had the balls to try and take the money. I offered the bet three times. Take it.
We aren't taking Geno. Dorsey/Reid have targeted another QB in a later round.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:41 PM   #572
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I really think Geno could be Eli Manning 2.0.
If Geno could reason and think at Mannings level and was as athletic Id say you are on to something.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:41 PM   #573
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If Geno could reason and think at Mannings level and was as athletic Id say you are on to something.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:42 PM   #574
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Actually, just for clarification, didn't you change the bet to ANY qb at one overall?


I'm in either way, just want to know what to root for lol
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:44 PM   #575
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We aren't taking Geno. Dorsey/Reid have targeted another QB in a later round.
That is what I believe as well. All this speculation has just given me an opportunity to try and get Eddie more money for the QuickStart Lupus drive before the annual fair.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:45 PM   #576
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Actually, just for clarification, didn't you change the bet to ANY qb at one overall?


I'm in either way, just want to know what to root for lol
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As a gentleman, I amended one of the bets as the charity he picked sounded interesting. I could be compelled to do the same for another bet.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:46 PM   #577
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As a gentleman, I amended one of the bets as the charity he picked sounded interesting. I could be compelled to do the same for another bet.
Lol. No I'm cool with Geno.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:46 PM   #578
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One is still available. I bet $50.00 that Geno Smith is not taken by the Chiefs at the #1 pick. If I lose I give 50 to the 501c charity of your choice. I send to you in the form of a check that you forward on. If you lose you do the same for the Eddie Kennison Lupus Foundation.

The money is there. Only two people who have defended the process have had the balls to try and take the money. I offered the bet three times. Take it.
I'm confused. What? I am saying there is no chance in hell the Chiefs take Geno. So why would I bet against that with you?
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:50 PM   #579
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Lol. No I'm cool with Geno.
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So far, only JASONSAUTO and Pawnmower have taken the bet. The third chunk is still there to take.
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Old 03-06-2013, 08:53 PM   #580
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If Geno could reason and think at Mannings level and was as athletic Id say you are on to something.
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Old 03-06-2013, 11:24 PM   #581
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I believe the same thing. I also believe that Sanchez would have had a better chance at succeeding outside of NY.
You bet your ass he he would have. And having that goddamned BUFOON of a head coach didn't help him either. Just take a ****ing QB already; Lil Chiefy can have his mastubatory 8-8 tailgate fiesta, and those of who have a passion for sanity and strategy can get the **** ON with our lives.
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Old 03-07-2013, 01:45 AM   #582
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ZERO chance that Geno is taken by the Chiefs at #1, either a OTackle or a trade down
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ZERO chance that Geno is taken by the Chiefs at #1, either a OTackle or a trade down
I think you're right.
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Old 03-07-2013, 05:38 AM   #584
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I think its either trade down if we can't we take Geno their is no other way we could go with this pick. BPA is going to be close between those 8 guys Dorsey likes, after the prodays.
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Sure will be interesting to see which qb prodays they attend and if they have a private workout with Geno after that.

If they do both of those things, it will be an interesting time leading up to the draft.
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