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THE QUESTION

To Bench or Not To Bench?

With Marc Bulger benched for Trent Green and Derek Anderson on the hot seat in Cleveland, what does a team gain by switching quarterbacks and when's the best time to do it?

Posted by Emil Steiner on September 24, 2008 7:54 AM
FROM THE PANEL

Leadership Trumps Ability

Coaches who make changes like these are looking for someone who can come in and move the team in a positive direction or at least stop the bleeding.

Posted by Dick Vermeil, on September 24, 2008 2:58 PM

Don't Blame Bulger

Marc Bulger's situation is hardly his fault alone, and Trent Green's last few stops give little indication that he'll be a better alternative.

Posted by Doug Farrar, on September 24, 2008 10:53 AM

Trent Green Isn't the Answer

A switch not made for the right reason is the one that just happened in St. Louis. Marc Bulger wasn't the Rams problem.

Posted by Mark Maske, on September 24, 2008 8:05 AM

Not Yet Brady's Bunch

Bulger is a no brainer, but in Cleveland, Romeo's bleeding can wait.

Posted by Zach Leibowitz, on September 24, 2008 8:00 AM

FEATURED COMMENTS

Christian: Trent Green is a solid replacement. He is a former pro-bowler and if it hadn't been for Kurt Warner he would have been a perenial starter. A...

Hank: I say keep Brady on the bench. Give him more time to develop. Anderson is bound to turn it around and Brady could use a more gentle transiti...

OZZIE: Maybe they will bring back Charlie Frye!...

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