Originally Posted by nyjunc
It's ironic that of all the 3 jets boards, the least objective one is yours, TGG where even there many accuse you of being too much of a homer,,, yet here you are trying to argue the ridiculous and unarguable in the No Spin Zone . Go figure.
I know it sucks for you that your QB is the laughingstock of the league who likely couldn't even garner a 4th round trade pick and ours is earning rave revues. For once we have something to be excited about but in your typical OCD manner, like you always insert yourself unwelcomingly to diffuse or derail feel good fins threads, you are going out of your way to diminish a QB who makes Sanchez look like a Pop Warner reject. On one hand you make light of the 17 point victory over the Rams where Tannehill did exactly what was needed, and much of it under pressure to win, yet excuse the abysmal 17 points the jest scored vs SD in '09 as being "on the road" and still attributing the win, not to Shonn Greene breaking a 53yd run or the defense briinging an interception back to the 11 yard line, or the most accurate league kicker missing what Rivers set him up as 2 'CHIP SHOTS" from 36 and 40 not to mention a longer kick that this 93% accurate kicker also missed, but instead to a QB who completed 5 of 10 passes for less than 40 yards in the second half 12-23 with a 59QBR and 101 total yards... and with all of that having his team eke out a 3pt win when it should have gone 6points in the other direction. If that was Tannehill, you'd be dogging him and rightfully so.
I will give Sanchez 2 legit playoff wins so that's the standard by which we'll initially measure RT17 as I don't consider a 7-7-2 team which couldnt beat a dead Atlanta team at hime in game 14, recently had lost 6 out of 7 games, beat teams with a sub .400 cumulative winning percentage during the season and only was gifted into the playoffs because Cinci and Indy considered them meaningless games for which a win did nothing. Sorry, but the fact that Indy pulled its starters in game 15 while leading, overall its starters between game 15 and the bogus playoff game outscored the jest 45-27 including 24-zero in the last 31 minutes with 2 of their three best defensive starters either being out or hobbled doesn't validate being in a post season. Maybe I'm old fashioned, but I believe you have to earn something for it to count, not be given such an egregious gift that the league immediately changes their late season scheduling policies so that won't happen again.
Pete Carroll knew what he was talking about. And at least his all PO appearances were legitimately earned and not free rides that were undeserved based on a bad regular season! If you think he'd trade Wilson for even Sanchez and a 3rd you're delusional.
With Sanchez the Buffalo game with good reason was an abberation.. but then again Tannehill's first game ever vs Houston was also. Only difference is one got better and the other quickly descended to his natural level of ineptitude.
When 3 teams in 5 games score over 40 vs Buffalo, those accomplishments become "fantasy numbers" cause it's on Buffalo, not on its opponents. You love to ignore that Tannehill played his first game ever in Houston, faced the same JJ Watt that you claim was responsible for 14 pt turnover in the jests game and also Cushing, who was taken out by one of your dirty players so Sanchez didn't even have to face him and still with all the film managed 1 offensive TD at home. Do you know how hard it is to manage 1 TD at home or be shut out by a WC team at home? Does that say more about the jest suckage or about Sanchez's? You loved to play the 2 TD 6Int Tannehill BS in that vacuum.. well we have a QB who actually improves game to game, is smarter enough to learn, doesn't get rattled when the opponents are up in his head or sulk on the sidelines dejectedly. You wanna penalize a raw rookie for his first game ever, then it';s only fair to point out that what Sanchez did in Buffalo was not unusual considering SF and NE's trouncing of them... mere fantasy numbers when 3 and 4 weeks later 2 teams averaged 49 pts against them.
Oh and knowing what I know about what goes on behind the scenes (do you really think anyone respects you here?) you complaining about other people "whining' is as disingenuous as Landry, Slausson and your guido sideline coaches complaining about dirty play.