Ian Pike Hammer
in favor of giving Padilla the start vs Kent St.
I am going to cheat, I will make the case against:
The TD pass to Jones.
The 3rd and long from his own goal line pass to LaPorta that was dropped.
Case for starting Padilla: 2013 49ers replacing a very competent Alex Smith with Kapernick due to the added dimension of his running. If there is a chance that Padilla could be Drew Tate to Petras' Nate Stanley, then it would be a bold but justifiable move.
I'm not an anti-Petras guy at all, but he didn't win those games. Our defense and special teams won those games.Petras's first year as a starter, he got 0 preseason reps as qb1. He lost to Purdue by 4, and NW by 1. Since then he's won every game.
Didn’t a group on this site years ago give out annual awards for various posts? What was that group?
Let's see here..... Petras was shaky to start against the Clowns but settled in and hit Jones for a touchdown, he did take a few sacks that hurt field position but did not turn the ball over. Wins 27 to 17 and has the Hawks ranked and is 2-0. What you smoking? I have a better chance of subbing in for T Good than Padilla starting for Petras.
No. My point is that he's just below average for an Iowa QB. That's my case.I'm not an anti-Petras guy at all, but he didn't win those games. Our defense and special teams won those games.
Again, Petras just has to be serviceable as long as our defense keeps playing lights out and Taylor keeps pinning teams inside their own 10 yd line.