Sunday, May 26, 2013

Teddy Bridgewater QB-Lousiville: Scouting Report

-Great accuracy
-Above average mobility
-Reads coverages
-Understands coverages
-Very smart with ball placement
-Decent footwork
-Protects the football in the passing game
-Can play through injuries
-Not afraid to check the ball down
-Above average throw on the run accuracy
-Good accuracy when throwing outside the pocket
-Can go through his progression
-Good throwing motion
-Finishes almost all of his throws
-Not afraid to step up in the pocket
-Can look down the gun barrel and take a hit after he gets rid of the ball

-Short strides in the pocket causes him to have less time to make decisions/read defenses
-Tries to be too safe with throwing the football
-Does not anticipate pressure
-Gets sacked too easily
-Needs to protect ball when getting hit
-Arm strength looks average
-Tends to hold onto the ball too long
-Durability issues because of his inability to get rid of the ball and get out of pressure
-Can be a bit delayed when moving on in his progression which cause him to not place the ball where'd like
-Has a tendency to get too deep in the pocket
-Sets his feet too wide sometimes when throwing

Pro Comparison: Andy Dalton

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Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Projected Quarterbacks Week One For The New York Giants

Current Quarterbacks:
Eli Manning, David Carr, Curtis Painter, and Ryan Nassib

Eli Manning is the franchise guy obviously, two rings under his belt, he has a good 5-6 years left.

After going through the entire roster, I determined that there will be just enough room for three quarterbacks. The big decision for Big Blue is whether or not to hold onto David Carr. He's starting to get up there in age, but I don't think Nassib will be ready to be a NFL backup just yet. Carr has the experience over Nassib; but I do expect this year to be Carr's last with the Giants.

Curtis Painter is just an extra arm guy. He's there to keep the throws off Eli's arm in the preseason. He's also there to have an extra guy who knows the playbook if Carr or Eli were to ever go down. He's could possibly get cut before training camp even starts, because of the Giants quarterback acquisition.

Ryan Nassib is a rookie fourth round pick out of Syracuse. He's worked with and has had success with the West Coast offense primarily. There was an awful lot of speculation about Nassib reuniting with his Syracuse Coach Doug Marrone in Buffalo, but as the draft came to Day 3, the Giants, not the Bills felt like he was the best player on the board. At first they were determined to take in with 116 pick in the round, but after the Eagles snatched up Matt Barkley, the Giants had to go up and trade for the two time Pinstripe Bowl Champion. Nassib dress for very few if any games this year, and will be on clipboard duty. His first years in New York will be dedicated to him perfecting his craft and learning from one the elites in the league. The fit with Eli is almost out of this world. Eli is one of the best deep ball throwers in the league, and Nassib's biggest knock coming out was he struggled tremendously with the deep ball.
Nassib will likely take the reins from Carr in 2014, and eventually take the reins from Eli when and if the Giants think it's time.

Projected Quarterbacks Week 1:
Eli Manning, David Carr, and Ryan Nassib

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Fantasy Football Top 5

1. Adrian Peterson
When the second leading rusher is four-hundred yards from the leading rusher, it's a given to take him first overall.
2. Calvin Johnson
When the second leading receiver is three-hundred yards from the leading receiver, it's a given to take him first overall (unless Adrian Peterson almost breaks the all-time single season rusher record).
3. Arian Foster
Foster has produced similar yardage year in and year out. His receiving numbers went down last year, but the Texans added a deep threat in DeAndre Hopkins, so Foster's numbers should go up.
4. Doug Martin
"What? Where's Alfred Morris?" The reason Alfred Morris is not here, is because without RGIII, I'm not sure what the Redskins' offense will be like. I don't think the Redskins want Kirk Cousins to be the starter if RGIII is injured, hence the signing of Pat White. I also believe the Redskins will eventually field calls for him and get a second to third round pick for him.
Doug Martin has the higher ceiling because he has the shakier quarterback situation and they will try to protect Freeman/Glennon, by giving it to Martin in every which way.
5. Ray Rice
Rice's numbers took a major hit last year, going down by two-hundred in both rushing and receiving. But, I believe that with the loss of Anquan Boldin, Flacco will look to take the pressure off himself and dump the ball to Ray Rice.