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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #4, Mac Jones

People have gotten into this mindset where if a quarterback is perceived as “unathletic” then he’s got no shot in today’s NFL. It’s true that QB mobility is more important than ever in today’s NFL. But let’s not jump the gun and act like arm talent is not still the single most important factor for […]

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Is It Riskier to Draft an Unproven College QB?

With the 2021 NFL draft less than a month away, the Top 5 QBs are being analyzed and nitpicked six ways to Sunday. One of the most overlooked factors when evaluating a college QB is his years of experience playing QB in college. We tend to assume these guys have all played the same amount […]

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🤯 Did the 49ers Trade Up to Draft Mac Jones?

When news broke last week that the 49ers had traded up to the #3 pick from their original #12 spot, you didn’t have to be a genius to surmise that they did so with the intent of taking a quarterback. And since it’s almost a certainty that both Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson will be […]

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2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #1, Trevor Lawrence

Now that the 49ers have traded up to the third pick, it is all but assured that the first three picks will be quarterbacks. It’s even possible the first four picks are quarterbacks, and then potentially even five quarterbacks in the first 15 picks. This is an incredible draft in terms of QB talent. It […]

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NFL QB Rankings For 2021: NFC

I wrote in my Matt Stafford piece that I think he’s now the 3rd best QB in the NFC behind Brady and Rodgers. I even put him ahead of Russell Wilson and Dak Prescott. So that got me thinking about the QB rankings in the NFC from 1-16, and then I had to make this […]

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Rams Trade for Matthew Stafford, Goff to Detroit

The Los Angeles Rams have made a substantial upgrade at the quarterback position, trading Jared Goff and a couple of first round picks for longtime Lions QB Matthew Stafford: I’ve written on this site before about how I think Stafford is an incredibly underrated QB. For the past few months it has been rumored that […]

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Is Trevor Lawrence… Overrated?

I know this is going to sound like a hot-take or click-bait, but I’m being serious here. I will preface this section by saying I still consider him the #1 QB prospect for the 2021 draft. I’m not saying he deserves to be behind Justin Fields or anything like that–that would be a “hot take.” […]

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NFL Statistical Quarterback Rankings: Week 13

I applied the same concept from the team statistical rankings to Quarterbacks: taking their ranks in important statistical categories and averaging out the ranks to find a single overall average. Then we calculate the median, and then list how far above or below the median each quarterback is. The 10 stats I used: Passing TDs: […]

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How Many NFL Teams Wouldn’t Draft Trevor Lawrence?

Five weeks in to the 2020 NFL season, it’s already clear there are some strong contenders for the top overall pick in next year’s draft, which is assuredly going to be Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence. He’s been hailed as the best QB prospect since Andrew Luck, and some even consider him better than Luck and […]

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