In a quarterback controversy, coaches shouldn't make hasty decisions, according to the article. If the successor at quarterback begins to play poorly and a coach makes another quarterback change, it can ruin his leadership credentials. Also, starting a backup quarterback before he's ready can shake his confidence.
By not making Hill the permanent starter, Mendenhall is actually protecting him, according to Vanquish the Foe. Becoming the starting quarterback can come with a lot of pressure. Making Hill the starter before he's ready could end with the fans and players turning against both Hill and Mendenhall.
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