It looks like the Kansas City Chiefs can feel pretty good about preparing for one quarterback on Sunday against the Cleveland Browns. QB Jake Delhomme was officially ruled doubtful for Sunday's game which means it's very unlikely he'll be under center on Sunday for the Browns.
That means it will be Seneca Wallace. Chiefs coach Todd Haley talked a little bit last Wednesday about Wallace and what he brings to the table. What I found interesting was that Haley kept emphasizing that he's capable of being a drop-back quarterback.
He hasn’t had a ton of opportunities but in those opportunities he looks like a quarterback that is a drop-back quarterback, I think it’s easy to think otherwise when you get a little smaller, more athletic guy that you automatically think that he’s a movement quarterback but he is a drop-back quarterback, I think that’s what Coach (Mike) Holmgren, when he was coaching him out in Seattle always it looked like envisioned him to be, and that’s what he did. He is a drop-back passer that can throw the football but he can also take off and run and hurt you from an athletic standpoint.
Is he a great drop-back passer? I don't know. I never understood when teams took athletic quarterbacks -- guys like Michael Vick -- and tried to turn them into drop-back passer. That, to me, is a failure to play to their strengths. If I wanted an average drop-back quarterback, I could go out and sign anyone on the open market.
The reason you bring guys like Wallace is in is because they have a unique attribute and that's running the football. I suspect the Browns will use that to their advantage on Sunday. For his part, Wallace says the offense doesn't change with him in there.
Anyone going to pick up Wallace in their fantasy football league?