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Blaine Gabbert’s reputation precedes him in Arizona Cardinals big win

A look at the reactions to Blaine Gabbert’s play in the Arizona Cardinals game against the Atlanta Falcons.

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at Atlanta Falcons Dale Zanine-USA TODAY Sports

When you are perceived by many as one thing it is hard to change that perception. When your reputation is earned over several years, it's hard to break.

We are seeing that with Blaine Gabbert in the preseason, not by his highs, which have been good, but by everything else he does.

It is what makes the game so entertaining.

Last night, in a 3rd and 5 situation, Gabbert threw to Elijhaa Penny four yards past the line of scrimmage, short of the stick with two men on Penny. The pass was incomplete but it wouldn't have mattered.

I tweeted out during the game:

It elicited a number of responses:

Brady is a Niners fan and spent two seasons trying to understand when he realized, there's nothing to get.

It didn't get better from there.

Anyone that has lived through Gabbert playing as the quarterback on their favorite team is glad that he isn't their problem anymore, even if he looked better than before.

Of course, if you're new to the experience or he is the quarterback of your team in some capacity, you'll find something positive to come away from it:

Anyway you slice it, the Blaine Gabbert experience is here with the Arizona Cardinals. Make of it what you will.