Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

08 May 2014

It's Not Them, It's You

Chris Brown on the three top quarterbacks in this draft.

Posted by: Rivers McCown on 08 May 2014

2 comments, Last at 08 May 2014, 12:28pm by Theo


by Noah Arkadia :: Thu, 05/08/2014 - 11:01am

For me the big three are Manziel, Bridgewater and Aaron Murray. I could watch a few plays of a couple of Brotles games before turning it off in disgust.

The man with no sig

by Theo :: Thu, 05/08/2014 - 12:28pm

"Far too often, though, Bortles’s throwing motion looks plain weird... These issues surface most frequently when Bortles is facing pressure"

Let's be fair, in the video posted in the article, the guy just 'darts' (like throwing a dart arrow) at his guy, because he didn't have time or space to make a complete throw.
Sometimes all you can do is just flick the ball towards someone close by; which is what he did in the example.
I wouldn't look too much into these.
I'd rather be concerned about his accuracy when he CAN make a throw.
Like these two: