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Old 03-17-2006   #1
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FWIW: Gotitans.com article

Basically, it is an interview with one of the writers for the Austin American Spaceman. They are going to do a series of articles featuring different players.

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Do you think Young would do well with the Norm Chow-designed Titans offense which calls for shorter, quicker passes?
I think Norm Chow would have a good time with Young in the backfield.
If you read the article, you will see a lot of the things we oft discuss here. I think it is a pretty fair assessment, though I am not so sure about the all or nothing success part. How the heck would anyone know? It would be hard to look at historical measures because VY is different.
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Good article...
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Agreed. Great interview with someone who covers the Longhorns and is really familiar with them.

She gets asked about a lot of the knocks on VY and has good responses....stuff I haven't heard yet.
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Q: What do you see as far as the amount of success Young will have in the NFL?
A: He'll either be wonderful or a flop — no in between.
I would like to have seen that answer expounded upon. No in between? Why not?
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Nice find...interesting inside perspective.
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Familiar, or too familiar? Objective, or biased?

Forgive me if I don't fall all over myself to agree with the opinions of an Austin sportswriter. Her reporting glows a little too much, to the point that it would make me question her writing regardless of who it was about.

I agree with parts of this article, but IMO, the writer did not objectively report on the facts. My views of Young's current skill set contradict hers. Parts are a question of semantics - e.g. "simplified" versus "customized" - while other things are incorrect no matter how they are written.

That said, we pretty much share the bottom line, however ... I still think Vince will a good NFL quarterback, and it will take time for him to become that.
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