I went back and re-watched the starting the offense play in the first three preseason games.
The following stood out:
RG3 is a better QB now than he ever was.
The gaps between Center and Right Guard and between Right Guard and Tackle are still the Achilles Heel of the Offensive Line.
Lauvao is improving every week.
Alfred is still the great Alfred, and Redd will soon show himself to be the second best RB on the team.
So why is everyone giving RG3 so much grief?
The issue is really RG3′s composure (confidence, nervousness, pick your adjective). Gruden calls it “having to make every play a touchdown,” which is really just a way to describe RG3′s nervousness and lack of composure when he sometimes plays.
Several factors seem to throw RG3 out of his composure. They affect his ability to see the field and read receivers, make him more likely to nervously run instead of dump off a short pass or throw the ball out of bounds, make him stare down receivers, and make him throw off his bac...