Third-year Bills QB Brian Brohm has certainly been viewed with close scrutiny by new head coach Chan Gailey over the past few days of Rookie camp. With Trent Edwards and Ryan Fitzpatrick both splitting time last year at the quarterback position – and a brand new coach known for developing talent at the position (both mediocre i.e. Kordell Stewart, and stellar i.e. John Elway – there is certainly a whiff of QB controversy on the horizon.
“I’ll try to keep my eye on the quarterbacks at all times,” the head coach said, “That’s one of the things that I think’s important that we make sure that we evaluate correctly.”
Since Brohm graduated from Louisville, his brief talent has been largely undetermined. He has appeared in only two games (both of which were for Buffalo) after being relegated to the Packers practice squad after loosing the back-up postion there to Matt Flynn before the start of the 2009 season.
I think most Bills fans could care less who’s throwing the ball at this point – we just want a man who can get the job done. As this blogger noted, it’s become increasingly clear that Trent Edwards is not that guy. Having passed, however, on talent like Tim Tebow and Jimmy Clausen in this year’s draft it seems clear that the Bills front office thinks they have the talent to win some games. I doubt it, but I’m willing to give Brohm a shot.