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The worst 5 qb in NE Patriots history ?

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  1. italian pat patriot

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    what is yr opinion ?

    in this case i have not the top 5 list that i have for the best top 5...(Brady, Bledsoe, Grogan, Parilli, Eason and i should add Plunkett)
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    having started to watch in the early 70's I didnt get to see some of the reeaally bad ones of the 60's but i'll give it a try.

    in no particular order.

    Marc Wilson

    Matt Cavanaugh ( this pains me to say, as when he was drafted and at the end of 1980 I loved this guy. but I think I watched him pass for negative yards in a game at Cleveland in 1982)

    Scott Secules ( Bill, this is why you werent allowed to buy the groceries after 1995, too many brilliant signings as this)

    Rohan Davey did he EVER make a play?

    Scott Zolak c'mon now, one game at Indy and one game at home against the 49ers ( I was at that game, couldnt believe my eyes) doth not a career make
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    Tony Eason by far. I can still see him curling up in the fetal position as the pocket collapsed.
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    was that before or after he quarterbacked the team to the Super Bowl?

    i dunno, dont think Marc Wilson could have done that
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    Mike Taliaferro

    Joe Kapp

    Rohan Davey

    Tom Hodson
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    The worst 5 QBs in Pats history? That's like re-arranging the deck chairs on the Titanic.

    And if Joe Kapp is not in your top 5, you had the good fortune of not seeing one of the worst perfoming QBs in NFL history as was the Kapp era for the Pats.
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    Maybe against Dent, Perry & Singleterry in SB XX, but aside from that I cannot recall him having a mobility / release problem. Eason was under pressure because he had a mobile QB waiting to come in behind him (Grogan) who had the resopect of the fans more than he had.
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    i consider personally Eason at n.5 in the best not in the worst
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    no love for Hugh Millen?

    and there are probably a few here that would put Rohan on this list
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    damn--no recollection of this dude:

    Jeff Carlson

    1992

    18-49 for 232yds 1td 3int in 3 games for the NEP

    that's sucktastic
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    1.) Marc Wilson
    2.) Scott Zolak
    3.) Scott Secules
    4.) Tony Eason
    5.) Hugh Millen
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    Eason wasn't a bad QB -- but he was indeed a coward. He was notorious for looking for a safe place to go down rather than standing in the pocket and taking a hit after a throw.
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    Just to defend Eason (as usual), he was the 4th ranked QB in the NFL in 1984. Here are some of his stats:

    84: 259-431, 3228 yards, 23 touchdowns, 8 interceptions
    85: 168-299, 2156 yards, 11 touchdowns, 17 interceptions
    86: 276-448, 3328 yards, 19 touchdowns, 10 interceptions

    In '85 he quarterbacked the Pats to 3 straight playoff victories (zero interceptions).

    I realize a lot fans don't like him, and that's cool, but IMO he wasn't nearly the worst quarterback to don a Pats uniform.
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    Matt Cavanaugh and Drew Bledsoe :D :D :D
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    Nice to be a brand new fan of the Patriots, isn't it ?
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    No,I follow the patriots since 10 years ago...I've got 14 years old.:cool:
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    Lousy QBs, how could anyone forget Joe Kapp ?
    I had a better arm than he.
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    Cavanaugh was never a long term project. Drew carried the team single handed for a number of seasons. Just because his replacement is a better player than Drew we should not forget what he brought to the table (the single game record at the time against the the Vikings springs to mind).

    We have been luckier than most Franchises when it comes to QB's. Now if it was RBs.....:)
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    i have always been pro Eason too and in 1985 we arrived to the FIRST SUPER BOWL thks to him too

    and the 3 straight play-off W were...on the road...

    easy ?
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    well said...i'm with you

    Drew has been a good qb and when he arrived he created hopes in a muribund franchise like we were

    i have not forgotten it
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    Don Trull
    Harvey White
    He was a very high draft pick in 1960 did nothing
    Joe Kapp
    Tom Hodson
    Tom Shermen
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    those 3 seasons were better than anything Steve Grogan ever did. Hey, i know guys like Grogan and O'Reilly become these big overated stars in Boston because of their personalities, toughness, and Irish names, but Steve Grogan had some nice games, some nice 6 game stretches. Tony Eason came on in 1984 and QB'd better than Grogan could ever dream of. He did everything he was asked to do in those playoff games and showed the discipline Grogan never could have, and again in 1986 Eason was terrific.
    Eventually, injuries, the fact that he wasnt Doug Flutie, and the slandering from John Hannah turned everyone against the first QB to take the Patriots to a Super Bowl. Grogan never won a playoff game.
    I liked the guy, but it doesnt mean to like Grogan you have to make up stuff to down Eason.
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    very well said

    1985 was one of the first years i was able to follows the Patriots
    in that period the only way, for me, was buying some newspapers and read: i loved the way the Patriots reached the Super Bowl and if i have to be honest i considered Eason really a lot and he gave me the emotion to see the Pats play the FIRST SUPER BOWL of their history

    i will never put down Tony Eason...never...

    my personal opinion of course
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    Mike Taliaferro
    John Huarte
    Joe Kapp
    Mark Wilson
    Tom Sherman
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    We are forgetting Two I believe,Major Applewhite and Michael Bishop? Arent I right?
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    The tread should focus on starters otherwise there are a dozen obscure QBs who never started a Pats game
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    8-( ok..my Bad...IMO..It would be,Scott Zolack
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    Tom Brady. Quite the most useless person ever to put on a Pats shirt.
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    I was wondering when someone would list him. I mean he really disappointed me in that Denver playoff game last year. I really thought that was the last straw and cassel would be our starter this year. :cool:
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    Major Applewhite never played for the Pats.

    And he definitely should never be on a worst of anything list.
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