Yeah they dodged a bullet, Watson had the CB totally beat. But ya gotta catch the ball when it's dropped in your hands. He was said to have a problem with drops and we saw it firsthand.No we were speaking to his overall catch rate because he’s targeted substantially more down the field. Although he did have a college season at 65% but his college opportunities were relatively limited, so that’s why I think catch % jumps around so drastic.
Anyone that gets 3+ yards past your deepest Defender and is the fastest player on the field and is running away should be considered a threat for a DC. Unless it’s a squirrel on the field, that’s a problem and MN dodged a lethal bullet and I bet they would agree with me.
Rodgers didn't throw another ball his way until late in Q4 when the game was over. Rodgers will keep targeting him, but he has to solve the drop problem. He doesn't present a unique problem for a defense until that happens. As for his speed, he'll be covered with a safety over the top. If all a receiver can do is run fast, he won't last long in the NFL. So he needs to learn to run a variety of routes and to catch the ball, or we can just call him MVS 2.0
Just look at Jefferson, arguably the best WR in football. He can get behind a defender, but he has a great route tree as well. He was all over the field Sunday. And he catches everything. Watson will never be that good, but he has to be a lot better than he was Sunday.