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Let’s face it. If Nebraska was lining up Calvin Johnson, Jerry Rice and Terrell Owens (well, before he became terrible), it would still struggle to have an effective passing game if Taylor Martinez doesn’t improve as a passer. His struggles with mechanics and decision-making are well-documented, although many experts (including Bleacher Report’s own Adam Kramer) believe he will improve in 2012.
He’ll have to. The wide receiver corps has some work to do in terms of route-running and pass-catching, but they also need to have a consistent, dependable ball be delivered to them. That’s on Martinez. The better Martinez gets as a quarterback, the better Nebraska’s wide receiver corps will be.
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