RG3 also plays in a totally different system that caters to his athleticism. I don't see Flacco in a pistol formation faking 9/10 handoffs and running with it. Most of the time Flacco runs is when he's trapped and has no other option, where as most of RG3's runs are actually run plays designed for him.
I'd say that Flacco would need a better YPA average than 2.1 to actually be considered some sort of serious running threat.
guys like ben and flacco also have designed running plays and options to run. now some may do more or less than say an RG3 or Kap but thats not the point. the point is the future is guys that can do both. even if Flacco doesnt use it in any particular game the capability is there. And as a young QB gets better passing and ages a bit he will most likely pass more and i expect RG3 to do the same.
Now you can either fold your arms and be stubborn or embrace the fact that the future is the double threat.
Last edited by Harooni; 02-04-2013 at 12:03 PM.
The pessimist complains about the wind;
The optimist expects it to change;
The realist adjusts the sails."
- William Arthur Ward -
Days of collins and bledsoe are over , lead footed golems are not going to win anymore.
move in the athletic QB that can do both.
"Phil Simms is the greatest QB in Giants history" ........Mahatma Gandhi