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Old 09-29-2013   #848
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Default Re: Schaub needs to be sat down

Most NFL QBs have at least ONE way to beat pressure.

Some of them can "feel" it or "sense" it -- like Peyton Manning (and others to a lesser degree), sidestep it or move up in the pocket, buy a few more seconds and find a receiver who gets open (usually with man coverage).

Others can roll out of the pocket, scramble and throw accurately on the run. Roethlisberger is an example here.

The final way is to abandon the pass, tuck the ball and run like hell upfield. Wilson does this, as well as a few others.

The point is, most NFL QBs can do at least one of these decently, even if not as well as the examples I mentioned.

Schaub is horrible at ALL of these. And his decision making under pressure is probably in the lower half of NFL QBs as well.

The bottom line is that Schaub is a terrible QB -- one of the worst -- when pressured. Sure, when he has time and throws for 460 yards and 3 TDs, or when he faces a 3-man front in a prevent defense on a two-minute drill he can look like one of the better ones -- but under pressure he is terrible. He can't sense the pressure and dodge it. He can't throw on the run. He can't beat you with his legs. He makes bad decisions throwing the ball under extreme duress.
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