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Old 03-05-2013, 10:03 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 03-07-2013, 11:38 AM   #601
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I'm starting to turn. I hate it.



But I'm starting to think Joeckel on the left, Allen, Hudson, Asamoah and Albert on the right is the makings of one of the best young lines in the NFL.

Yeah yeah Albert won't play right. But he's getting paid like a left so maybe his agent said, "Shut up. Delete your twitter. Get paid. Switch to the right. Win."

Maybe.

I mean, I hate it, want Geno or Milliner but this is mostly because I know Albert won't switch to the right.

But what if he does?

I hate that lazy journalists might accidentally be right about Joeckel but seriously, isn't that line one of the best?
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:44 AM   #602
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I'm starting to turn. I hate it.

But I'm starting to think Joeckel on the left, Allen, Hudson, Asamoah and Albert on the right is the makings of one of the best young lines in the NFL.

Yeah yeah Albert won't play right. But he's getting paid like a left so maybe his agent said, "Shut up. Delete your twitter. Get paid. Switch to the right. Win."

Maybe.

I mean, I hate it, want Geno or Milliner but this is mostly because I know Albert won't switch to the right.

But what if he does?

I hate that lazy journalists might accidentally be right about Joeckel but seriously, isn't that line one of the best?
nah, more likely to just play Joeckel/Fisher at RT for a year and tell the rookie that you want him to learn for a year on the right side.

avoid the Albert drama completely

Then you have a year to evaluate Albert's back and the rookie.

Next year you can make the call about both
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Old 03-07-2013, 11:55 AM   #603
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But he's getting paid like a left so maybe his agent said, "Shut up. Delete your twitter. Get paid. Switch to the right. Win."
No agent in the world is ever going to say that.
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:07 PM   #604
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Old 03-07-2013, 12:09 PM   #606
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Old 03-07-2013, 02:45 PM   #607
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you really think the Chiefs are ready to go into the season with Donaldson as their starting RT?
I hope that's not their plan. Dude looks really frail to me.

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Old 03-08-2013, 11:31 AM   #610
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I hope that's not their plan. Dude looks really frail to me.

He's still better than Barry Richardson....
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