Is the Rev for Real?

The Greensboro Revolution, our indoor football team, is 4-1 after Saturday night’s win over the Atlanta Thouroughbreds.

The big question is, “Are the Revs for Real”?  The Rev won the game 23-21 and had a total of minus four(-4) yards passing.  I thought indoor football was supposed to be a passer’s paradise.  You have to be throwing the ball to be a legitimate team, and we mean throwing passes for completions and for big-time yardage.

The Rev can’t decide on a quarterback.  The original starter Mike Morrison was a fourth-string QB in high school at Dudley.  The backup, Colin Harris played in college somewhere.  The big runner is 38 year-old Willie Harris out of Grimsley High School.  The new wide receiver is Clarence Headen who played ball at Smith HS but never played a down of college football.  Headen is also playing defense and he thinks his work as a defensive back will allow him to leave here and head straight to the NFL.

The Rev is a running team.  Can a running team in the world of pass-first, run-last Indoor Football find a way to reach the top of the mountain?  Will the Rev continue to Run?  Will they ever take it to the higher level of Indoor Football and find success with the Pass? 

Atlanta came to town with only one game under their belt and dressed just 15 players when they lost to the Rev at the Greensboro Coliseum.  You’re allowed 21 players and the T’Breds came to GB 6 men short of a full load.

There are many questions to be answered as the Revs’ season rolls on, but the biggest one of all continues to be, “Is the Rev for Real”?