Mailbag: In defense of Zach Mettenberger 

January, 17, 2013
1/17/13
9:30
AM ET
We had such a great chat Tuesday that a bunch of questions remained unanswered when I ran out of time. I take some of them on here:

From Justin in St. Louis: When do you think people will finally realize that Zach Mettenberger is a good QB? In all the games I watched this season, when he was protected, he was on it. Also, when he's on, he's on. Example: Second half of the Alabama game.

Gary Laney: I also like Mettenberger Justin and will get called a homer by some for saying that. I do think there were issues with the passing game, but they were mostly systemic and sometimes resulted in Mettenberger's flaws sticking out more and made him sometimes take blame for things that weren't necessarily his fault.

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