Originally Posted by BroncoInferno
For every Peyton Manning who overcame early career struggles, there are 50 Brady Quinn's or Akili Smith's who do not. You frame the above argument and similar ones (i.e. Eli Manning overcoming a 48% completion as a rookie) as if it's the normal course of things for significant improvement to follow. It isn't. The Peyton's and Eli's are the exceptions, not the rule.
I don't remember quinn or smith having a winning record or winning a playoff game in there first 16 starts..
Hmmmm, maybe my internet is broken?