[quote=stlrz d][quote=BURGH86STEEL]Yeah it's true. It will not stop fans from speculating about Ben's preparation. That's because it appears to show up in games. I believe this all started with the rumor that he was the last in the building and the first to leave. We all know Ben has tremendous talent. Putting in extra time could make him a more consistent QB.Originally Posted by "stlrz d":3st4w2a1
Do you believe putting extra time in will help Ben with his issue of holding onto the ball to long?[/quote:3st4w2a1]
No, because "too long" is a subjective, hind sighted perspective.
If Ben takes a sack then in the fan's eyes he "held the ball too long".
If Ben scrambles around like a mad man, avoids defenders and ends up completing a pass then in the fan's eyes "he made something out of nothing".
The reality is that Ben is driven by competition and by the desire to make something happen. Sometimes that is going to work out and sometimes not.
So far what Ben is doing is working for him and it is bringing titles to the Steelers. I'm not gonna argue with his success. What he's doing is working for him...and for the Steelers.
Edited to add: and since I am not there I have no idea how much time he spends looking at film.[/quote:3st4w2a1]
It is not subjective or hind sighted. Why do you think this discussion started? It shows up while fans watch games. We all know that QB's have a limited amount of time to get rid of the football. Film study can also help Ben reading and knowing defenses better. Ben has the talent but fans like myself would like to see him take his game to another level. We think that more study will aid in that cause. It may also extend his career.
Because Ben's had success means he should not want to improve or change some of his ways to become better?