TRUM: Bad week for quarterbacks
Thoughts, Ramblings, Useless information and Musings from Sunday's games
Kevin (Pittsburgh): Dude, are you psychic or something? You got so much guff over the Trent Edwards [prediction] this week, and he just carted off the field. I am now a true believer. Keep it up … you are my guiding light for the rest of the year (pun intended).
TMR: I'd love to take credit for this one, but no, I didn't see a concussion coming. I wasn't high on him this week, and if you benched him based on that, it paid off. Of course, I was high on Jon Kitna this week, and if you started him based on that, I'm sorry. Can we rehire Matt Millen? I want to fire him again.
What an absolutely brutal week to be an NFL quarterback. Or, for our purposes, to own one. Let's dive in with my 10 biggest reactions from the games.
1. And you're telling me Daunte Culpepper can't get a gig?
The following quarterbacks attempted at least one throw this week: Sage Rosenfels, J.P. Losman, Seneca Wallace, Dan Orlovsky, David Carr, Tyler Thigpen and Jeff Garcia. Plus, Josh McCown didn't attempt a pass but made an appearance.
Now, some of these were injury-related, and I'm writing this during the afternoon games and don't know how serious many of these injuries are. And David Carr and Josh McCown were in just because their team was up so big. Speaking of which, how come the NFL imposes fines and penalty yards for taunting, and yet David Carr and Josh McCown were put in with nary a peep? Does it get more humiliating than that?
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