Confidence Remains High for Young

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  1. Ewker

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    Young doesn't do well when taking the snaps from under center. The coaches know that and are using his strengths which is the shotgun.
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  2. Brian

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    IMO - Shotgun or not, he can't throw from the pocket.....yet. Forget the footwork for a minute, his mechanics are terrible.

    He really needs to step into his throws and get on top of the ball. Right now everything inside the pocket (pressure or not) is off the back foot and floating.
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  3. Riverman

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    I am referring to his mental development. By this I mean his ability to stay in the pocket until he has gone through his progressions- resisting the urge (and his natural ability) to break away and run. It appears to me he has been heavily instructed to resist running in an effort to improve/develop his mental ability to read defenses, coverages and opportunities.

    Vick (and the way his QB development) is often criticized because he was never pressured to go through his progressions early in his career and often "tucked and ran".

    As an aside, I have I hope he can continue to improve on his physical development. Right now, he does flutter too many deep throws.
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  4. TNThunder

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    As long as he "flicks" the ball instead of throwing it I just don't see him getting any better. Time will tell, but I don't see much improvement. He is 6'5, and still had several passes batted down at the line. He has a long way to go.
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  5. Soxcat

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    I agree Riverman,
    I don't understand why VY is so hesitant. He seems unsure about everything he does. The two plays where he actually didn't seem hesitant all year were his two runs for TDs againt Indy and last week. I would rather see him play like Vick did early in his career than force the guy to stand in the pocket and act like he has no clue. His biggest asset he has are his legs. Let the guy run all over the place so atleast we can have some highlite tape.
    If he can't make plays with his legs he will never be a good QB IMO. He certainly isn't going to be Dan Marino with his passing game.
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  6. Fry

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    define several. i think there have been like five. collins had more than that in three games. collins is also 6'5" and has a traditional release. this whole release point argument is bunk. phillip rivers throws the same exact way and he is also 6'5".
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  7. lowery21

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    So did Kosar. ...and you never heard anything about his motion, other than it was different.
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  8. Riverman

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    As best as I can figure, the coaches are more interested in his development as a complete QB- one that can pocket pass AND "tuck and run" when absolutely necessary to sustain a critical drive or score. This year is a wash anyway regarding W-L's, so I don't particularly mind watching him struggle as he masters his pocket presence.

    I wish we would run a few roll-outs to slow down our opponents secondaries. I think it would open up the seams and the top a little better.
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  9. Brian

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    Difference is, his whole backside doesn't collapse when he throws the ball. Young's does.

    Interesting that his two best throws of the year were to Bennett while rolling to his left..........front foot and over the top.
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  10. Fry

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    he needs to step in to his throws, no doubt about it, but people who think he isnt completing passes because of his throwing motion are clueless.
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