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Old 14.07.2017, 03:09 PM
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Originally Posted by olig23 View Post

He's massively outperformed Jamies Winston and Marcus Mariota
As an interesting observation, had Mariota not been forced out of week 17 in 2016, he would have had almost identical numbers to Cousins 2015 season in every category. (The exception being accuracy vs. yards per attempt but the difference between the two rather equalises itself).

What both were gifted in those years was a very solid line in front of them. However there is a significant difference between Jackson, Garcon (both gone) and Reed to (the admittedly breaking out) Mathews, Sharpe and Delanie Walker.

(Rightly or wrongly) it may well be these types of comparisons that have kept Washington from pulling the trigger.
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