Quarterback Chad Kelly

Continuing the discussion from Congratulations Argos:

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Yeah, I don't see him as the starter for game #1 of 2023, but he might be by game #18. He's looked solid but not spectacular for most of his (albeit limited) appearances.

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Ditto Dave.

Timing is everything. Bet the farm on Chad Kelly for the upcoming season and the Argos could suffer early and often before he hits his stride. Mind you if the final outcome is another Grey Cup run then going all in with Kelly right off the bat MIGHT be worth it. I guess it depends on how patient Toronto fans would be should their beloved Argos stumble out of the gate for the first 7 or 8 games (I'm trying my best not to be sarcastic here).

I agree with others. I like Kelly but not ready to see him as #1 yet.

If MBT moves on I think they'll have to lock on some of the upcoming FAs if they don't re-sign....Bo-Levi or Harris being top of mind for up to 2 years and set up the heir apparent

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I can for sure see him playing more in 2023 though.

Seems to be an old lost thing in football to have two QB's play in a lot of games but with key injuries the last couple years coaches and GM's would do well to have the backup plan ready to step in at a moments notice.

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He has the pedigree all right. Does he have the maturity? Not impressed with his whining about the drug test. His checkered past brings up visions of Johnny Football to me. I'll remain openminded but I won't be giving him a whole lot of slack.

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McLeod Bethel-Thompson will probably retire since his wife is supposedly going to make excellent money as the head writer for a Marvel tv series & also because they have a young family. So, I expect Chad Kelly will be the starter for the Argos. Kelly will be 29 years old when next season arrives. Not a youngster who is in his early 20's. Since Kelly cannot command a high-end salary, the Argos could use the cost saving elsewhere on the roster. Bo Levi Mitchell for example would require much more guaranteed money for 2023.

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Kelly is the Argos last chance. Big american name and a arm to go with it. Always like beth, but he needs to retire and enjoy his amazing football career and his family. And keep your your grubbing fingers off of Bo. Go cats! :laughing:

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Bring back MBT. Kelly scored one drive in a Grey Cup game....does not make a career. He needs to get through the entire grind of a season before he proves he is a bona fide starting QB anywhere.

I agree, except we are talking about Toronto. They need a name, a face of the franchise. We know winning isn’t enough for the Argos.

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I agree, except we are talking about Toronto. They need a name, a face of the franchise. We know winning isn’t enough for the Argos.

I guess