Last night, every twitter handle across Ravens nation screamed for Ryan Mallett to lose his job. Every incompletion was met with cries of shock and horror. We need to quell the instantaneous reactions.
Aaron Rodgers has incomplete passes. Joe Flacco throws incomplete passes.
Every single incompletion, whether it be a bad throw, a drop, or miscommunication, cannot be met with cries of firing your backup quarterback.
He’s not the starting quarterback; he’s not costing the Ravens $20 million per year. He’s not even costing the Ravens $10 million. In fact, it’s only $2 million.
Yes, there are free agent quarterbacks capable of better play, but that doesn’t mean each time there’s a better player available in free agency, the Ravens must sign them instantly.


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