Originally Posted by displacedfan
What do you think about right side or lack of right side (his blind side) of our offense line? And no McCoy or Desean Jackson to help Vick out?
Let first thank you for addressing your concerns with my argument in a polite and respectful manner. On a NY sports board in a down year, that's like getting head from a mermaid.
First I think a great running back will be in NY next year. It should be a no-brained to Tann if he's still here. The one (maybe not, let me think that through, lol) explicit variable between Rex's first two years and last was an elitish RB to go along with Greene. If not in FA the draft for sure. I want Mingo in the first round, but RBs are not high commodities. Doug Martin was damn near a second round pick, LeShoure was a second round pick, McCoy was a second pick. I'd like to see us end up with Mingo and Andre Ellington in the 2013 draft and I think that's entirely possible given our record.
I mean, its an issue, no doubt. We simply have no offensive threats, Vick himself is an offensive threat, and God forbid we still have Greene as the bell cow, I believe Vick will make him better.
Take Washington as an example, no disrespect to Morris, but he really is nowhere near as good as his stats from what I've seen.
As far as the receivers, I think the Eagle's guys are dreadfully over-rated. Keeley basically is Maclin, and you could argue that he's a better version. Holmes > Avant. And I think once Hill gets it, really gets it, fundamentals, timing, rhythm, he'll be among the Julio Joneses and AJ Greens. I really do. Question is when will he get it.
A portion of our line is pretty bad, but Philly's line is terrible. Arguably the worst ever. Seriously, because of the onslaught of injuries (and as I mentioned the guys who got hurt, minus Kelce, weren't even good) this is a CFL offensive line we're talking about. They had to beg Jake Scott out of retirement just to fill a roster spot. Evan Mathis is still there hanging on too... But Dennis Kelly, King Dunlap, Dallas Reynolds, that other guy... I can't even remember his name.. They're not NFL players. Not backups. Not practice squad. No disrespect, but they're just not.
You can't really compare the jets online and the eagles fairly I think.
And you know, any QB that comes here... Whether it's Geno Smith, Alex Smith, Sanchez, Landry Jones, David Garrard... Whoever is going to have these problems.
I think Vick is the best equipped to deal with them.