Blaine Gabbert is not an NFL prospect.

Discussion in 'NFL Draft' started by Deuce Wayne, Feb 6, 2011.

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  1. OhioTitan

    OhioTitan GO BUCKS!!!!!!!!!

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    I will give you that most SEC teams run pro style offenses, but there is no way someone can honestly say the zone option is anywhere close to a pro offense
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  2. Titanup1982

    Titanup1982 Pro Bowler

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    We are talking about the average team, not certain teams.
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  3. steverife

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    Okay. A large majority of teams in the league run a ball control offense with multiple receiver sets, often with the quarterback out of the shotgun. Packers, Patriots, Colts, Saints, Texans, Cardinals, Chiefs, Vikings, Eagles, Seahawks, etc, etc, etc.
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  4. Titanup1982

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    Are you trying to say that the Chiefs, Vikings, and Seahawks run a spread offense?
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  5. Deuce Wayne

    Deuce Wayne Damnit, I cant find my driving moccasins anywhere!

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    Oh he came out of nowhere. Completely. Again- he wasn't talked about one week, and the next was on everyone's board.

    There's a reason he wasn't talked about, also. Because he sucks.


    And that 'potential' thing is silly, TTF. You don't draft a guy that's proved he sucks for 3 years thinking he's going to magically turn out to be good some day. That's not the way it works. Again- you're basically saying "He's tall. And he has a great arm.... maybe eventually he'll figure out how to use that."

    It's ridiculous.
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  6. Carpy

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    I'm not certain he is a can't miss prospect, and his "happy feet" do concern me, but he certainly hasn't come out of nowhere.

    http://rivals100.rivals.com/quicklist.asp?School=&Sport=1&DPosition=5&Position=4&Year=2008&qs=1

    He was the #1 rated pro-QB in his recruiting class (ahead of Andrew Luck) and if you have a look at any 2012 mock drafts from before January, he was a consensus top-10 pick. He caught some people by surprise by declaring early and that is why you will see him appearing on mocks all of a sudden.
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    Ridiculous? He wasn't talked about because no one expected him to enter the draft. Go look at all the 2012 mock drafts, they all had him up there with Barkley. He has the best accuracy of all the top QBs in the draft, plus the strong arm. He has decent mobility, pretty quick release, and he's supposedly intelligent. I'm not endorsing him, but he didn't really sneak up on anyone.
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  8. steverife

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    I don't watch all their games and count the sets, but yeah, they have....
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  9. chamgel2

    chamgel2 Special Teams Standout

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    You're dead on with this....although I do think that Ponder's accuracy is very close to Gabbert's. It's going to be an interesting 2+ months watching these QBs being evaluated. There will be a lot of movement with the top 6...Gabbert, Malllett, Newton, Locker, Ponder, Kaepernick....
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  10. xpmar9x

    xpmar9x Vote for Pedro

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    Not a huge fan on Gabbert, but I'm not a huge fan of any first round QB.

    I do want the Titans to take a QB, but in the 2nd. I'd be happy with Gabbert, Locker, Mallett, or Ponder in the 2nd. Heck, I'd even take Cam in the 2nd (even though I dislike him) but it's great value and we need a QB bad.
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