Originally Posted by Fiddler
If they were getting the ball out quickly, I could agree with you. But that's simply not the case, We're watching these guys sit in the pocket for a long, long time. Then we chase them out of the pocket (Rogers) & he still throws a strike.
Not much we can do about Rogers being accurate on the run. But we should have pass rushers who are athletic enough to get him once in a while or at least make it a difficult pass. The guys chasing him were so far away that I don't believe they affected the throw much if at all.
Another thing you may want to look at is the completion percentage of the opponent. Even Rodgers was under his norm.
Not counting Gabbert 2 for 2 day (but with a sack), the only QB that had a better completion percentage than his norm was Fitz, by one single completion.
However, if you take way his 3 short completions in garbage time, he was also under his norm.
You don't make the QB throw under his norm by allowing them time in the pocket.
It was simply perception.