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Posted at 2:15 PM ET, 12/29/2010

Rex Grossman: Sunday 'is a very big game for me'

By Jason Reid

Quarterback Rex Grossman's three-game audition for the Redskins concludes Sunday against the New York Giants at FedEx Field, and he believes a lot is at stake for him.

If Grossman finishes well against the Giants, he could solidify his standing as the starter entering the offseason. Although the Redskins are expected to draft a quarterback, Grossman could fill the position for a season or more until the Redskins' signal-caller of the long-term future is ready.

"All three of these starts have been very critical in my career," Grossman said. "I feel like I've played at an extremely high level ever since OTAs [organized team activities], and last week I was just a little bit off.

"So this week, I need to take another step forward to solidify this whole year for me and be proud of everything I've done. So, yeah, it's a very big game for me. I'm excited and looking forward to the challenge."

Coach Mike Shanahan benched former starter Donovan McNabb in favor of Grossman before the Week 15 game against the Dallas Cowboys, and Grossman impressed with a 322-yard, four-touchdown performance during a 33-30 loss at Cowboys Stadium. Grossman matched his career high in touchdown passes while helping the Redskins overcome a 20-point third-quarter deficit before they eventually fell short again in their fourth straight loss and sixth in seven games to that point.

The eight-year veteran had a strong second half in his first start since the 2008 season, leading the Redskins to touchdowns on three consecutive drives in the third and fourth quarters. Grossman capped each with touchdown passes (two to top wide receiver Santana Moss and one to tight end Chris Cooley), and also completed consecutive two-point conversion passes after the fourth-quarter touchdowns. The second tied the score at 30 with 7 minutes 37 seconds remaining in the game.

Grossman, however, did not play well last week during the 20-17 victory in overtime against the Jacksonville Jaguars. He passed for only 182 yards and had a poor 60 passer rating.

He got off to a good start -- Grossman and Fred Davis teamed on a one-yard touchdown pass -- in quickly helping the Redskins take a 10-0 lead early in the first quarter.

But things changed after Grossman was intercepted in the end zone late in the second quarter while targeting Santa Moss. The Redskins drove to Jacksonville's 17-yard line with about 2 minutes 30 seconds remaining in the half, and the interception ended a potential scoring opportunity.

Grossman's performance turned after the interception, Shanahan said.

"At some point in the game, it kinda turned into a little bit of a defense struggle," Grossman said. "I played a little bit more cautious than I normally do, which affected some plays that I normally make.

"Trying to protect the lead, trying to make sure not to make the mistake, and I need to just go play and execute the offense and not worry about the situation unless it's a crucial situation. Be smart, but I started playing a little bit too cautious too early."

By Jason Reid  | December 29, 2010; 2:15 PM ET
 
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first to say that you all are a bunch of baby, losers who need to get lives and quit your crying and arguing :-)

Posted by: 4SkinzForever | December 29, 2010 2:23 PM | Report abuse

The O-line needs to keep Tuck and Umenyiora off Grossman, or we may get a chance to see Beck.

Posted by: Alan4 | December 29, 2010 2:24 PM | Report abuse

except for scamp - that small penised a-hole should do us all a favor and jump off a building already!

Posted by: 4SkinzForever | December 29, 2010 2:26 PM | Report abuse

and finally - lord help us redskins fans if grossman is really the starter next season ... yikes!

Posted by: 4SkinzForever | December 29, 2010 2:29 PM | Report abuse

RE: Rex Grossman: Sunday 'is a very big game for me'

1. Probably his last game in burgundy and gold. Have seen nothing from him that deserves another look -- particularly once you discount his "intimate knowledge" of Kyle's "system."

2. Also last opportunity for him to showcase his skills for whatever other team is looking for a serviceable second or third stringer.

Posted by: Vic1 | December 29, 2010 2:33 PM | Report abuse

Clinton Portis says he can still be a top-flight back

He can if he plays in a league that plays 6 games...

...with no hitting

...and he can take himself out every other offensive series.


Posted by: MistaMoe | December 29, 2010 2:38 PM | Report abuse

"I feel like I've played at an extremely high level ever since OTAs [organized team activities], and last week I was just a little bit off.


Let's see.

He sucked in the 2-minute drill against the Lions.

He sucked the first half against the 'Girls.

He sucked all game long against Jacksonville.

So far he's had one nice half of football sandwiched in between some typically clunky performances.

Sorry Rex. You are who we thought you were.

Bring out the Beck.

Posted by: p1funk | December 29, 2010 2:44 PM | Report abuse

OK, since we're now back to official rebuilding mode, maybe the Shanahans can develop a project QB..just nuthin thats happened much around here before..

Posted by: frak | December 29, 2010 2:44 PM | Report abuse

RE: Rex Grossman: Sunday 'is a very big game for me'

1. Probably his last game in burgundy and gold. Have seen nothing from him that deserves another look -- particularly once you discount his "intimate knowledge" of Kyle's "system."

2. Also last opportunity for him to showcase his skills for whatever other team is looking for a serviceable second or third stringer.

Posted by: Vic1 | December 29, 2010 2:33 PM |

Ugh vic, you drive me nuts. Sometimes you have good points and sound arguments and sometimes you seem so short sighted that you may be insane.

So you think we're keeping McNabb then? No? Then we're going to bring in 2 new QB's? You haven't seen anything from him? He hasn't looked any worse than McNabb...he's actually looked better, like he actually knows the system plus he's cheap.

Posted by: scampbell1975 | December 29, 2010 2:45 PM | Report abuse

vic1

"...particularly once you discount his "intimate knowledge" of Kyle's "system."


Beavis: He said 'intimate knowledge' of Kyle's system.

Butthead: Does that mean he's f!cking Kyle or that Kyle is f!cking him?

Beavis: We won't ask if they don't tell.

Otherwise, the redskin offense is gay.

Butthead: You said, "gay offense"!

The redskins can't score 'cuz because they're a bunch of sore tight ends!!!

Heh-heh, Heh-heh, Heh-heh, Heh-heh, Heh-heh

Posted by: MistaMoe | December 29, 2010 2:46 PM | Report abuse

Funny.


I thought Grossman starting was about an "evaluation process". If this is really some evaluation period, then shouldn't Beck be in there taking snaps this coming Sunday?


All this benching nonsense isn't about some bullsh*t evaluation. It was all about the Shanahan's lack of confidence in Donovan's ability to run their precious offense.


I think we fans better wrap ourselves around the idea that Rex Grossman could very well be your opening day QB in 2011.

And that's just brilliant. Simply amazing. Immediate vibes of optimism just rushed over me in light of that fact.

Posted by: RedDMV | December 29, 2010 2:49 PM | Report abuse

Cro Mags from Joisey...Rollins was a good man in the pit..I like all thems Mossads like Black Flag and Tacquacores and Beastie Boys..It's like listening to Nazi Beerhall music, kinda catchy..

Posted by: frak | December 29, 2010 2:50 PM | Report abuse

"I thought he played extremely well up until the interception," Shanahan said. "Then he had the interception, he looked like he lost a little focus and missed some of the reads that he normally would make."


Sounds like Shanahan still thinks he has "it".

Posted by: Alan4 | December 29, 2010 2:50 PM | Report abuse

For all the negative comments about Rex (some deservedly so). What's he's done that hasn't sucked and something that McNabb was a complete failure at....RED ZONE conversion.

That comes from knowing the offense. Now all we need to do is draft a guy that can learn the offense and have the talent to run it consistently.

Posted by: Diesel44 | December 29, 2010 2:52 PM | Report abuse

Heh-heh, Heh-heh, Heh-heh, Heh-heh, Heh-heh

Posted by: MistaMoe | December 29, 2010 2:46 PM |

Hey Butthead, pull my finger. Your mother's a s1ut.

Are you threatening me? I need TP for my bunghole.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | December 29, 2010 2:53 PM | Report abuse

That Missouri QB last night was underwhelming..

Posted by: frak | December 29, 2010 2:54 PM | Report abuse

RE: Rex Grossman: Sunday 'is a very big game for me'

1. Probably his last game in burgundy and gold. Have seen nothing from him that deserves another look -- particularly once you discount his "intimate knowledge" of Kyle's "system."

2. Also last opportunity for him to showcase his skills for whatever other team is looking for a serviceable second or third stringer.

Posted by: Vic1 | December 29, 2010 2:33 PM | Report abuse

you think they would lose Don and Rex and have to get 2 New qbs?

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 29, 2010 2:57 PM | Report abuse

"For all the negative comments about Rex (some deservedly so). What's he's done that hasn't sucked and something that McNabb was a complete failure at....RED ZONE conversion."

Though a smaller organism than the McNabb, the Rex has adapted to his lack of arm strength by being a quick-witted capable customer within 30 yards of the line of scrimmage..Though he tends to attract unsavory safeties not so concerned about the deep ball, his alert and savvy Redzone capability has kept him alive so far in the NFL wilderness..

Posted by: frak | December 29, 2010 3:01 PM | Report abuse

@ Scamp

Dude had a good run but let's not delude ourselves into thinking he ever was, is or could be "the answer."

He was signed at a veteran minimum, non-guaranteed, one-year contract to take some snaps in the exhibition season.

He was never meant to do much more than push Campbell -- and maybe back up McNabb.

He was lucky and grateful to get a payday -- for one more season of holding a clipboard.

But also figure things: If Kyle weren’t here and under Daddy’s ever-loving protection, does anyone really think “Sexy Rexy” would have survived the pre-season?

Posted by: Vic1 | December 29, 2010 3:01 PM | Report abuse

1) Does Rex remind anyone else besides me of Brad Johnson?

2) Did you realize Yakoff Smirnoff was in Buckaroo Banzai?

Posted by: DikShuttle | December 29, 2010 3:04 PM | Report abuse

Keeping Rex on next year is the smartest thing this team could do.

We're drafting a 1st round QB anyway, so he can learn from Rex the first 6-7 games or so.

Posted by: iH8dallas | December 29, 2010 3:04 PM | Report abuse

Hope it works out better for him than that very big game called the super bowl did.

Posted by: AdamCr | December 29, 2010 3:09 PM | Report abuse

Keeping Rex on next year is the smartest thing this team could do.

We're drafting a 1st round QB anyway, so he can learn from Rex the first 6-7 games or so.

Posted by: iH8dallas | December 29, 2010 3:04 PM |

That's right. Additionally, any value he possesses lies in his knowledge of Shanny Jr's offensive scheme(s). That means there won't be any teams begging for Rexy's services so we should be able to re-sign him at the lowest-end of the NFL backup QB pay scale.

I never saw him as a bona fide starter but you have to admit, as a backup, he doesn't suck.

Anyone who wants a preview of Cam Newton? Picture the performance of Webb last night but picture him bigger (6'6", 245) and faster with a comparable arm and better accuracy.

I am of the opinion that Webb's play last night ruined Mc5's chances of going to the 'Vikes while simultaneously raising the intrigue-level of Newton.

Posted by: Personal_Fowl | December 29, 2010 3:12 PM | Report abuse

Has anyone mentioned yet that the victory against the Jags was the first time the Redskins put up at least 20 points in a win this season? Not with Donovan, but Rex......REX!!!

IT'S A SIGN!!!

Posted by: MyPostIDisAfake | December 29, 2010 3:14 PM | Report abuse

If the Shanahans had anything like the leadership skills required to coach successfully in the NFL, this would not be happening...Real coaches do this to minimize distractions for their teams and because they actually have respect for their players as human beings. The Shanahans need to be fired. They just aren't up to the job.

Posted by: amstphd | December 28, 2010

Last time I checked no coach is perfect, and no coach has won all their games. But the winningest coaches in NFL football make hard decisions which gain the respect of their players.

Facts: Haynesworth stepped on another players head and our owner gave him 100 million dollars and Shanny inherited his whinny butt. Fat A has never played to his potential and was a distraction to the team. THE MEDIA CREATED MOST OF THE DISTRACTION.

Shanny showed a lot of respect in hiring DM5 from another coach who didnt. DM5 was either unwilling to learn or unable to learn the offensive scheme that made Rex look the best he has his whole career.

Shanahan respects players that work hard...respect is giving a no name 150 pound Banks the opportunity to play. Respect is not limiting competition to just the linebacker position but to every position (such as qb). Respect is always reciprocated: the defensive players who were on the practice squad played their tails off to get a win last Sunday.

Shanahan's record speaks for itself, his winning percentage is 678 which is outstanding in the NFL. Is he perfect, no, but is it time to fire him, absolutely not.

Posted by: rodskin | December 29, 2010 3:14 PM | Report abuse

"He was never meant to do much more than push Campbell -- and maybe back up McNabb."

oh if only we had pushed campbell, we couldn't be much worse, we'd have a 2nd rounder in the mix, and if we were worse that'd be a better pick.

Suck-a-Han strikes deep

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 29, 2010 3:15 PM | Report abuse

Rex's best value for this team is to be a temporary punching bag while another QB gets up to speed with the offense, then to take hold of his proper destiny as a backup QB.

No way Big Genius has the patience to deal with Rexy's notorious up-n-down (mostly down) performances for more than a span of 4-5 games.

If Rexy didn't have pics of himself and Genius Jr together, I bet that Beck would be getting the start this game.

Posted by: p1funk | December 29, 2010 3:16 PM | Report abuse

"He was never meant to do much more than push Campbell -- and maybe back up McNabb."

oh if only we had pushed campbell, we couldn't be much worse, we'd have a 2nd rounder in the mix, and if we were worse that'd be a better pick.

Suck-a-Han strikes deep

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 29, 2010 3:20 PM | Report abuse

"He was never meant to do much more than push Campbell -- and maybe back up McNabb."

oh if only we had pushed campbell, we couldn't be much worse, we'd have a 2nd rounder in the mix, and if we were worse that'd be a better pick.

Sck-a-Han strikes deep

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 29, 2010 3:22 PM | Report abuse

rex... this is a big game for you...
Another win and you continue to move the Skin's Draft position further away from the Lucks, Mallets, and Newtons etc....

wtf.. put Beck in and see what he can do at true NFL game speed. Rex will be back next year, anyway.

Posted by: onanygivensunday | December 29, 2010 3:24 PM | Report abuse

A true fan wants the Skins to beat the snot out of the Giants.

F draft position!

We'll get what we get. Deal with it.

Posted by: iH8dallas | December 29, 2010 3:34 PM | Report abuse

Sck-a-Han strikes deep

Posted by: pabrian2003 | December 29, 2010 3:22 PM | Report abuse

uugh would you quit with the negativity already. You make a decision and reap the consequences good or bad. But you never sulk about what could have been...good leaders dont anyway.

The fact is Shanny has a nack at getting the best out of undrafted and 7th rounders such as Banks and Armstrong.

Name all the stars on the Patriots: Brady a 6th, Woodhead, undrafted...

Stop whining.

Posted by: rodskin | December 29, 2010 3:35 PM | Report abuse

Stop whining.

Posted by: rodskin | December 29, 2010 3:35 PM

Good luck with that one.

Posted by: wireman65 | December 29, 2010 3:41 PM | Report abuse

Hopefully good Rex show up early in the game Sunday and hangs around for 3 or 4 quarters. Problem is, the Skins played about as well as they can play last week. They rarely give strong back-to-back performances so Rex will likely be running for his life against the G-men.

Posted by: coparker5 | December 29, 2010 3:48 PM | Report abuse

We're drafting a 1st round QB anyway, so he can learn from Rex the first 6-7 games or so.

Posted by: iH8dallas | December 29, 2010 3:04 PM | Report abuse

lol, so he can learn what NOT to do from him

Posted by: lilhollywood10 | December 29, 2010 4:06 PM | Report abuse

We know Rex is capable. Maybe he starts next year while we're grooming a draft pick QB. We're not going to the SB next year either, so let's be real. Rex is OK, and can be a good back up. I say let's have a look at Beck this Sunday. Let's see what we've got in him.....What's to lose?

Posted by: Riggo2 | December 29, 2010 4:13 PM | Report abuse

Shanny showed a lot of respect in hiring DM5 from another coach who didnt. DM5 was either unwilling to learn or unable to learn the offensive scheme that made Rex look the best he has his whole career.

Posted by: rodskin | December 29, 2010 3:14 PM | Report abuse

Highlarious. Not only did Shanny TRADE two draft picks to get DM5 to run "his offense" but he traded away another QB to make room for him. All of this is after Rex was already on the team.

As far as Rex looking the best he has in his career, i think he had a Superbowl run.Lets see 38 TDs to 39 picks .....add in the 8 lost fumbles and yeah, i guess his 5 TD to 4 TO ratio is better than his caeer 38 TDs 47 TO ratio, but aren't being particular about how we want our BS cooked.

Posted by: lilhollywood10 | December 29, 2010 4:17 PM | Report abuse

Funny thing is Grossman threw an interception because for some reason the refs decided to play NCAA rules that play and only one foot had to be inbounds for the defender... Botomline Grossman still has 5 TD's and 3 picks (one where the guy was out of bounds and one was with 13 seconds on clock so Rex had to force it). Don't see Rex as long term starter but as a bridge for next year sure. Hope Skins get to draft either Luck, Locker, Mallett or Gabbert.

Posted by: sovine08 | December 29, 2010 4:22 PM | Report abuse

funny thing is when you throw the ball of your back foot to a man that's covered you can usually count it as a pick. He's been classic Rex. Of course the refs could've overturned the call if the video evidence compelled him to do so, but the ref on the field go it wrong and the guy in the booth got it wrong. Of course maybe Rex coulda thrown the ball to a guy who wasn't covered.

Kinda tired of the excuse that Rex "Had to throw that pick" a coupla weeks back. he could have just as easily thrown the ball away, it wasn't 4th down. Instead he got baited by a good corner and threw the pick.

Rex isn't bad, but i really can't fade us getting rid of McNabb and starting the season with Rex unless we get Cam Newton, but i think the skins are DONE with black QBs

Posted by: lilhollywood10 | December 29, 2010 4:30 PM | Report abuse

All these comments ignore the real problem - that Kyle Shanahan sucks as an offensive coordinator and is even worse as a leader. Does anyone respect him? As much as everyone wants to talk about Daddy Shanny's vaunted offensive prowess, how much has the O-line improved this year? Where are those holes that are supposed to open up that allow average RBs to get 1000+ yards per season? Everyone got excited about Grossman after the Cowboys game, when he marched the offense up and down the field against the 26th ranked passing defense in the league...while that team was in the Prevent defense!! I had lunch with a guy who grew up in Chicago after that Cowboys game and asked him about Grossman as the starting QB; he just shook his head and said that there's a reason why Grossman has never been a starting quarterback since he played for the Bears...does everyone really think that the other general managers in the league just overlooked Grossman over the years? We're going to be rebuilding over the next few years, and given what we've seen from Kyle Shanahan this season (both during and between games), i'm pretty sure we won't be getting past the first round of the playoffs while he's around. If we're lucky, he'll get another coaching "opportunity" with another franchise soon so Daddy Shanny gets a chance to salvage his coaching legacy.

McNabb's gotta go - not necessarily because he doesn't have any good years oeft in him, but because he and the Shanahans will never be able to work things out. But he'll land somewhere next year, and if he has an average, mature offensive coordinator to deal with, along with a decent O-line, he's going to do much better than the Kyle/Rex combination will ever do with the Redskins.

Posted by: tparchme | December 29, 2010 4:43 PM | Report abuse

I'm not saying Kyle is great, believe me, but his system has shown success. Houston's offense last year was 3rd, a very powerful, quick striking attack. They also had a much better O line than we do. I think we got a taste for what the offensive scheme can do when we scored 3 times on consecutive drives against Dallas, and even Santana said he was excited to see Rex back there ( in comparison to Nabb....) Yes, everyone knows Rex isn't a long term starter. But he's smart, he knows the system, and if he had a better O line, we'd be OK. Not SB bound like I said earlier, but we know that's more than a year away. Draft a young gun, let Rex start next year and then be a back up. Think Brunell.....smart, capable but not a starter on a SB contender. That's Rex...
By the way, we haven't been good since we had The Hogs. Why doesn't anyone in this organization focus on that? We had numerous QB's behind those guys and it didn't matter. I could have played QB behind that bunch!!

Posted by: Riggo2 | December 29, 2010 6:14 PM | Report abuse

RE: Rex Grossman: Sunday 'is a very big game for me'

1. Probably his last game in burgundy and gold. Have seen nothing from him that deserves another look -- particularly once you discount his "intimate knowledge" of Kyle's "system."


Posted by: Vic1 | December 29, 2010 2:33 PM |

*********************************

Unfortunately, Vic1, I think you're wrong. Kyle "likes" Rex Grossman. I think it's a very wasteful folly, but that seems to be par for the course with this regime.

I think Rex is kinda like Kyle's security blanket. He can always point to Grossman and say, "Look. Even Rex can do it."

They should have never brought the guy in here. I'd feel much better with McNabb and a young QB learning under him. But, that's not what we're going to get.

Just wait until defenses realize Rex can't throw the ball more than 40 yards in the air.

Posted by: Thinker_ | December 29, 2010 7:04 PM | Report abuse

All these comments ignore the real problem - that Kyle Shanahan sucks as an offensive coordinator and is even worse as a leader. Does anyone respect him?

Posted by: tparchme | December 29, 2010 4:43 PM

but i think the skins are DONE with black QBs

Posted by: lilhollywood10 | December 29, 2010 4:30 PM

ARE YOU GUYS FRIENDS OF FAT ALBERT OR MCNUGGETS AGENT? OR ARE YOU A FAIR WEATHER FAN STUCK IN WASHINGTON? IM JUST WONDERING WHERE YOUR LOYALTIES LIE.

ARE WE GOING TO HAVE TO CALL AL SHARPTON OR THE "REV" JESSIE JACKSON. CAUSE IT SEEMS YOU GUYS ARE MORE UPSET A PLAYER GOT BENCHED THAN YOU ARE THAT WE WERE 5-8 WHEN THE DECISION WAS MADE.

Why are we wanting to fire kyle, as i recall our defense was near last in the league.

I like the changes being made, the offensive line is more productive and no name players are getting a chnce and whiners like Fat A are getting the boot. i dont care if we have a black qb or a white one, i just want him to study to knw the system, not demand it to be taylored to him.

Posted by: rodskin | December 29, 2010 10:55 PM | Report abuse

I thought Grossman starting was about an "evaluation process". If this is really some evaluation period, then shouldn't Beck be in there taking snaps this coming Sunday?

Posted by: RedDMV | December 29, 2010 2:49 PM |

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Why did you think it was an "evaluation process?" Who said that? Shanahan?

OOOHHH... Yeah. I guess you didn't get the memo. Every time he opens his tiny bird dong sucking mouth, he's lying.

Sorry about that.

Yeah. A great guy to play for. A lying egomaniac fraud.

Hail to the midget glass-eyed magoo and his boy "Kyle."

He should have named his son John Elway after the guy who handed him two Super Bowl rings and allowed him to continue to perpetrate his fraud upon NFL fans from Denver to D.C.

So, yeah. There was no "evaluation process." It was just another lie. Rex is the starter. Kyle likes him because he has no spine and would do ANYTHING to remain employed in the league to please his daddy. It's sordid.

Rex sucks. Everybody knows it. But Kyle likes that Rex kisses his ass, so... might as well take a season off from watching next year. It's gonna be real ugly.

Not Philadelphia ugly. But, more like blooper reel ugly. Week after week, Wrecks Nessman will demonstrate why everybody thinks he is a walking JOKE.

Hail. To the midget dictator and his son, Kim Jong Kyle.

Posted by: Thinker_ | December 30, 2010 5:33 AM | Report abuse

PS -

I remember, only a very short time ago, everybody RAVING about how much better McNabb was than Campbell.

Just saying.

Sometimes it seems like this blog has been hijacked by the Redskins' front office. I swear, if they signed Ryan Leaf tomorrow, there'd be "people" up here talking about what a smart move it is. "A Bridge," so to speak.

And Rex is NO Mark Brunell. Brunell drove me crazy with his throw aways. Rex will drive us crazy with his turnovers. Mark my words. The guy is a turnover machine. He's a walking blooper reel.

Posted by: Thinker_ | December 30, 2010 6:42 AM | Report abuse

They should be looking at Beck as a #2 next year. But, they're not.

Rex should be out of the league. Screen shot this. He's a joke. He'll NEVER win anything. Ne-VER. EVER. Nope.

What a waste of time this guy is. His game against Dallas was, as his father said, "The best he's ever played." EVER. Got that?

And we lost. And he turned the ball over 3 times. Ever. On any level.

It's frustrating for me. There's no reason to write next year off already, but many of you seem content with that. I am not.

They should lower the ticket prices then. Next year is a "learning year." It's a 16 or 17 game preseason. Rex is our guy.

What a disaster. You will all see. Mark my words. It's gonna get real ugly real quick.

And it's going to be sad to see him squander away a decent run game if we have one, which I expect we might.

Rex is the kinda QB that squanders the talent around him. In Chicago: Best Defense in the league? Check. Great run game? Check. O Line young and nasty? Check. Great Wideouts? Check. Tall, sure-handed Tight End? Check.

Super Bowl loss?

Check.

The Bears would have won the Super Bowl with Mark Brunell. Rex cost them. The got there IN SPITE of Rex, not because of him.

The guy has been a liability for his whole career. To hand him the reigns, well, in my book, that's grounds for dismissal. You'll all see. Next year is over already. A sick joke waiting to happen. You'll see.

Posted by: Thinker_ | December 30, 2010 6:54 AM | Report abuse

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