October 23, 2007

Werner blames entire unit

It's been easy to point fingers.

With 10 interceptions in the last three games, it would seem a quarterback change would be in store.

Against Arkansas, the Rebels did make a change, bringing in Brent Schaeffer after Seth Adams threw his fourth interception of the day.

But Ole Miss offensive coordinator Dan Werner said it's not on Adams. That'd be too easy.

"If it was just one guy, we'd get him out of there," Werner said.

But after reviewing plenty of film, Ole Miss head coach Ed Orgeron announced that it wasn't just one guy. He was sticking with Adams.

Werner agreed, spreading blame all around the Rebel offense.

"One of the balls was tipped, and one of the balls, the DB was playing inside," Werner said. "If that happens, the receiver has to jump in there, and he didn't. As a quarterback, you have to believe the receivers will do that for you. We have to work on that and make sure it doesn't happen again."

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