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Not to Worry: Leftwich Can Do It

Chaz Palla/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The purpose here is to offer a defense of Byron Leftwich, but I’ll let Marcus Gilbert go first.

Gilbert tweeted the following item Wednesday: “Wow amazing all the hatred towards Leftwich those people can kiss my (butt)! — m.gilbert”

Thank you, Marcus.

Leftwich defended Leftwich, too. Pretty fervently. All I had to do was mention his windup. Panicked fans are wondering how Leftwich can execute Todd Haley’s quick-pass offense (I didn’t say dink-and-dunk) with a windup longer than “Lord of the Rings III.”

Leftwich has been hearing about the windup since his college days....

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