Thigpen’s performance a pleasant surprise, but it won’t continue

By Kyle Anderson  |   Thursday, October 30, 2008  |  Comments( 7 )

Kansas City Chiefs
In only his second career NFL start, second-year Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Tyler Thigpen completed 25 of 36 passes for 280 yards and two touchdowns in a 28-24 loss to the Jets last weekend. Despite Thigpen’s solid performance, the Chiefs' loss was their third consecutive, not to mention their 15th in their past 16 contests. Commentary:...
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CommentsComments: 7
No.1
KcCowboy
02:00 PM
10/30/2008
They are competing with the Lions and the Bengals for the 1st overall pick!! Well Thigpens preformance was suprising, i was shocked while checking the scores from Texas Stadium this Sunday to see the chiefs actually competing till the bitter end. The chiefs next opponent I saw in person Sunday. BEWARE OF THE SCREEN Chiefs fans, you will see alot of them. I dont see the Chiefs offense moving the ball any better than the Cowboys did against them. If they are going to have a chance they will have to win in a similar fashion, hard nose defense and getting plenty of pressure on the rat.
No.2
02:23 PM
10/30/2008
Yea forget culpepper anyway work with thigpen you arent going to win or make the playoffs anyway so whats the difference work with what you have.
No.3
KcCowboy
03:01 PM
10/30/2008
Well culpepper could provide that "bridge" between the player the Chiefs BETTER draft and the current regime. There are rare exceptions where a quarterback plays immediatly after the draft and has success compared to one who sits and learns the offense. I dont believe Chiefs fans will be patient enough for that to happen though.
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