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Old 08-19-2009, 11:22 PM    (permalink
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I refer to a gun slinger as someone with a high # of pass attempts, thus slinging it. I don't put the connotation of being reckless or a gambler like Farve, just that the QB throws it a lot.
Do you have any idea where the term gunslinger comes from? Gunslinger is someone who plays erratic and without restraint. slings the rock around like a outlaw, or gunslinger.


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I can see that, however, I just use it as a term for someone who is throwing a lot. Though if people are using it, as a Brett Farve sense where you throw a lot and take an insane amount of risks, then not a lot of QBs should fall in that category. That's pretty much a high risk/high reward player, and that's what makes Farve unique, and probably one of the most over rated players to play the game.
Well, that's kinda the whole point of this discussion. You're entitled to your opinion, which I don't have a problem with, but the generally accepted definition, especially in football by "experts", is the one in which I depicted. So, when someone brought up the 3 gunslingers (Stafford is a stretch as of right now), Rodgers definitely does not fit.
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Man, and to think how many times I tried to support Grossman. He was fun to watch though at times.
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That's not a gunslinger though. Drew rarely takes "big chances," he's a very efficient QB.

I'm just going to QFT treat's post. That is the definition of a gunslinger. Throw first, ask questions later.
It's basically semantics at that point. Like Cover 3 cloud weak or C5. Same thing but people may call it differently. I just call throwing a lot and taking risks, reckless. How many other Qbs ever to play basically emulate the Brett F label of "gunslinger" for the sake of argument? I would guess not a lot. He is in a class of his own, and that's what makes him unique.
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Do you have any idea where the term gunslinger comes from? Gunslinger is someone who plays erratic and without restraint. slings the rock around like a outlaw, or gunslinger.


Naturally it evolved into the term cumslinger.

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If that's the case then I always used it wrong. And then why have the term of Brett F is pretty much unique with that approach? How many other QBs have followed the BF model of that and become successful?
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It's basically semantics at that point. Like Cover 3 cloud weak or C5. Same thing but people may call it differently. I just call throwing a lot and taking risks, reckless. How many other Qbs ever to play basically emulate the Brett F label of "gunslinger" for the sake of argument? I would guess not a lot. He is in a class of his own, and that's what makes him unique.
I have never heard of the term "gunslinger" used to describe a guy who passes a lot. So we'll have to agree to disagree.
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I have never heard of the term "gunslinger" used to describe a guy who passes a lot. So we'll have to agree to disagree.
You're probably right, I just used it that way from beginning, because the I always just considered Brett reckless. I figured the gunslinger was because he threw it a lot. Ah well, I learned something today. : )
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