Like I said, on the pick 6, he can't make the throw when Rice misses the block. When Dallas Clark is running with double coverage, he can't force the throw in there. Joe still throws the ball better than most of the QBs in the NFL, but he has to clean up his game.
As said above, criticizing his play is NOT the same as saying he's garbage. As Tony said in his article...his crticism comes from knowing that Joe is usually better than this, but seeing that something this year is not working well. Part of that is play around him, but another part is his own level of play. Joe is NOT having a good year, but we know that's not what we're used to seeing from him.
“I saw Vonta (Leach) open in the flat and the next thing you know, I saw a guy run the other way with the football… he was just a lineman”, Flacco said following the loss to the Bears.“You’re not really paying too much attention to him. You’re trying to get a read down field and we had just a little curl-flat combo going, and Vonta came pretty open.”
Maybe you SHOULD pay attention Joe!
Analysts aren't employed by the NFL...because NFL doesn't employ analysts. Analysts are supposed to provide opinions on what they see on game play. Agree or disagree, it's your opinion, but we're providing our opinion on what we've seen.
Ryan is forcing balls into double and triple coverage, throwing pick 6s and losing games. Just like flacco. Weird how two different QBs are exhibiting identical issues. Or...not, given they have the same exact situation: poor OL, poor run support, loss of weapons.
Ryan's play is independent of Flacco's We like using him as a measuring stick because for the longest time, people said Ryan > Flacco. But honestly, they are just 2/32 NFL starting QBs who happen to be in the same class.