Can Peyton beat Packers' blitz?
Updated: September 24, 2004, 11:58 AM ETBy Ron Jaworski | ESPN Insider
The Jacksonville Jaguars are 2-0 even though their offense ranks dead last in the NFL at 200.5 yards per game and has scored just 20 points. How much of the offense's lack of production falls on the shoulders of second-year QB Byron Leftwich? We'll take a look.
Also, Green Bay blitzed the Panthers mercilessly and won, then blitzed the Bears even harder and lost. What does that signal for this weekend's matchup with Peyton Manning and the Colts?
Leftwich can't do it alone
Byron Leftwich obviously is a very talented passer who can make all the throws. But I believe he needs to work on a quicker release. The staff has been addressing his release and will do things to improve it. From his Marshall days to now, he's gotten better, but he still needs improvement.
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Ron Jaworski is one of the most popular and knowledgeable analysts covering the NFL today. Since joining ESPN in 1990, the former standout NFL quarterback has covered the league from virtually every angle -- sideline reporter, game-site reporter, host and both studio and game analyst. From 2007-11, Jaworski occupied one of the most coveted positions in sports as a Monday Night Football analyst.