1) Ryan Mallett made a few more standout plays, but it’s still impossible to judge the offense with him at the helm.
Mallett finally showed the best version of himself on two straight third-down conversions in the second quarter, side-stepping pressure to hit Benjamin Watson over the middle and then rolling out of the pocket to find Mike Wallace downfield.
He made another fine play later in the quarter when he bought time after his first option was covered and threw across his body for a 1-yard touchdown to tight end Larry Donnell.
Mallett did throw his first two interceptions of the preseason. But the fault lay more with rookie receiver Quincy...