Originally Posted by Hostile
Back when I was in college there was a LB on the team who was a better player than the starter. We all knew it. Hell even the starter knew it. But this kid was a walk on and there wasn't a scholarship for him until the other guy left because he had one.
There is politics in football. I've seen it.
I worry at times that it exists at the pro level too. Free starting over Parnell is a prime example of my fear of this. is it because he's paid too much to be a backup?
I hope not. But to convince me otherwise Free needs to finally be the guy he once was that was filling in for Colombo so well that Flo was sent packing.
this is the exact type of thing that I was hoping would change once Jason became the head coach and a big reason why I am so disappointed in him. he is way more of a players coach then I expected him to be. this type of thing is poison to the culture. the best players need to play, particularly when that player is responsible for protecting our franchise qb.