After two consecutive games ridden with complete ineptitude, Buffalo quarterback J.P. Losman is being replaced as starter by rookie Trent Edwards. Bills fans have seen glimpses of their 3rd round pick from Stanford’s potential in early games, with a 3-1 record as a starter including a win over the Ravens, a season sweep of the lowly Jets and a heartbreaking loss on national television to the Cowboys.
While Edwards may not be the next Brady, he does one thing that Losman is seemingly incapable of — protect the football. I can excuse J.P.’s inability to see the linebacker sitting on his passes over the middle, the game moves fast and you have seconds to react. What I can’t excuse is his instinct to loft flying ducks into the secondary as he is being dragged to the ground by three defensive lineman who have been chasing him backwards for 20 yards. That’s not how you win football games, it’s how you give me a heart attack.
Will Edwards be our next Kelly? Only time will convince me if he’s the future of my beloved team, but, for now, in Trent I trust. Go Bills!
Check out a hilarious mock-interview with “Lossman” and “Edwurds” on the topic courtesy of sportsbone.tv.