Originally Posted by Mash
Hmmm....could be worse...
Carter got bashed even when he was lightened it up the first few games of the season last year.
Vinny isn't the future....he is exactly the QB Bill said he wouldn't get...a 8-8 QB.
Parcells thought he could rely on his defence.....he forgot to look at the game tapes and realize that the defence wasn't as good as their ranking.
All we did was change the bus driver....now we got one closer to his pension.
This is really an interesting post to me. In fact, this is really everything that I see as an issue with Carter and his time in Dallas. I never felt like he was any good. I never felt like he played very well for any length of time. I never felt as if he should have been an NFL starting QB.
This is nothing personel twords Carter and in truth, it never has been for me. I thought that Carter was a good prospect coming out of Georgia. I thought he should have been a 4th or 5th round project/developement QB. It did not work out that way. He was a 2nd round pick and really thrust into the starting position. None of this was the fault of Carter. Having said that, the guy was not ready and he didn't produce. He was very slow to develope and was, IMO, really never consistant. They way I look at it, this player never should have been in the position he was in but then again, he got a chance that really nobody I've ever seen has gotten in Pro Football. It balances out. He had a chance, he couldn't get it done. EOS.
"Carter got bashed even when he was lightened it up the first few games of the season last year."
This is it in a nut shell. People are going to remember what they want. Those who hold onto this "Carter was good" line of thought are going to remember what they want but perhaps not what was actually true. I posted Carter's first 4 games of last year on another thread. Only one was really any good IMO but that's not what gets remembered. Vinnie is the 12th ranked QB in the NFL right now. He may tank before it's all said and done with but at this point, there is no way you can look at his play and say he is not at least decent. Vinnie is convenient and that's sad. It's sad because this guy really is a stand up kinda guy and he's probably handling this situation with about as much class as is possible. He's playing well, especially under the circumstances, and all we have to say about him is that he sucks. We deserve much worse then Vinnie and Vinnie deserve much better from some of you.