Without getting into the merits of the decision, I was shocked O’Brien did it, only because O’Brien expressed regret about having a similarly quick hook in the past with Brian Hoyer. Even if Savage continued to struggle, I did not expect a change at QB midway through the first game of the 2017 season.
If you told me right after it was announced that Andrew Luck had shoulder surgery that he would enter the season without any meaningful timetable for his return, I wouldn’t have believed it. If you told me that Stephen Morris would outplay Scott Tolzien for a second straight preseason only to be cut, I wouldn’t have believed it. If you told me that the Colts would trade former first-round wide receiver Phillip Dorsett to the New England Patriots for a quarterback, I wouldn’t have believed it.
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Nothing is funnier than seeing jilted, arrogant Patriots fans on Twitter saying nothing to anyone. It’s like they disappeared for a few hours.
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And the Lions’ sixth-round pick from 2016 went out against the Cardinals and had himself a game. He finished with Detroit’s only sack of the game, added an additional four hurries, and nearly had an interception.
Washington plays at the Rams on Sunday. Gruden, the Washington head coach, battles his offensive coordinator from last season, McVay, now the Rams head coach.
These men share a close relationship. McVay views Gruden as a mentor. McVay’s team scored 46 points last week. Gruden’s, 17. McVay is 1-0. Gruden is 0-1.