Latest Shouts In The Shoutbox -- View The Shoutbox · Rules Collapse  


Profile
Personal Photo

No Photo
Rep [details >>] none

Options
Custom Title
VikesRule doesn't have a custom title currently.
Personal Info
Location: No Information
Born: No Information
Interests
No Information
Other Information
Favorite MLB team: None
Favorite NFL team: Minnesota Vikings
Favorite NBA team: None
Favorite NHL team: None
Favorite NCAA team: Texas A&M
PlayStation Network ID: No Information
Xbox Live GamerTag: No Information
Statistics
Joined: 6-March 14
Status: (Offline)
Last Seen: Sep 3 2017, 03:07 PM
Local Time: Feb 25 2018, 03:09 PM
11 posts (0 per day)
( 0.06% of total forum posts )
Contact Information
AIM No Information
Yahoo No Information
GTalk No Information
MSN No Information
SKYPE No Information
Message: Click here
Email: Private

VikesRule

Players

Topics
Posts
Comments
Friends
Video
My Content
Oct 3 2015, 09:26 AM
How's it going, guys?
May 4 2014, 11:06 AM
QUOTE (ProFootballTalk.com)
Bears General Manager Phil Emery is not a believer in taking a quarterback late in the draft.

Emery says he has studied the development of quarterbacks in the NFL and found that teams that draft quarterbacks in the late round rarely turn those players into franchise starters.

“I just did a little study. It’s very interesting,” Emery said. “That developmental theory doesn’t hold a whole lot of water. There’s entire classes of quarterbacks, since ’06, I went back and looked at from [Jay Cutler's draft class] on — when people say developmental quarterbacks, OK, so who has gotten developed? There isn’t a single quarterback after the third round since 2006 that has been a long-term starter. So you’re either developing thirds, and most of them have been wiped out of the league. So to get a quality quarterback, you’ve got to draft them high. That 2012 class is a blip on the radar that’s unusual, highly unusual.

“That 2012 class is a blip on the radar that’s unusual, highly unusual,” Emery said. “Most of the starters in this league come from the first and second round. So that’s where you need to take a quarterback. So when you talk about quarterback every year, they have to be somebody that you truly believe will beat out the second and third quarterback that you perceive on your roster. And if not, history shows that you shouldn’t make that pick.”
Source

I agree 100% with him. Everybody brings up Brady as if the exception disproves the rule. To be a successful, longterm QB you need to be drafted in the first or second round (with the rare exceptions like Wilson, Foles, and Brady). "Developmental" QBs just do not seem to ever pan out...
Apr 23 2014, 07:26 PM
Link: http://www.nfl.com/schedules

Opening game is Packers @ Seahawks on Thursday night. Should be a good one.
Mar 7 2014, 08:02 PM
Who do you want your team to pursue in free agency this year?
Last Visitors


Apr 12 2014, 07:31 PM




Mar 7 2014, 07:49 PM



Comments
No comments posted.
Add Comment


Affiliates [ View All | Link-us ]
Windy City Sports Sports Jabber GridIronFans.com 24/7 Steelers Absolute Sports The College Endzone NFL Spot Sportsaholic Sportz Insomnia Pewter Nation 
 

TSU on FaceBook TSU on Twitter TSU on MySpace

TSU on Google Plus







Get a FREE Domain