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Title: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: ModAdmin on May 01, 2022, 06:05:20 PM
Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton

WINNIPEG, MB., May 1, 2022 - The Winnipeg Blue Bombers today announce the club has signed American quarterback Chase Litton.

Litton (6-5, 230, Marshall, October 5, 1995 in Winter Park, FL) signed with the Kansas City Chiefs as an undrafted free agent in 2018. He then signed to the Jacksonville Jaguars in September 2019. He went on to spend time in the XFL with the Seattle Dragons and the Tampa Bay Vipers organizations in 2019 and most recently signed with the Ottawa Redblacks in 2021.  During his freshman year at Marshall, he played in 11 games and threw for 2,605 yards and 23 touchdowns, a Marshall freshman record. As a junior in 2017, Litton started all 13 of Marshall?s games, completing 266 of 443 passes for 3,115 yards and 25 touchdowns.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: pjrocksmb on May 01, 2022, 07:04:32 PM
Nice numbers lets see how quicky he can learn our game, make the wide side field throws and can he read a d


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: theaardvark on May 01, 2022, 07:09:46 PM
Nice numbers lets see how quicky he can learn our game, make the wide side field throws and can he read a d

Wide side throws just got a lot shorter...


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Blue In BC on May 01, 2022, 07:13:36 PM
Big QB at 6'5" and 230. If he has some agility and speed he could be an interesting QB to watch. Of course he starts as the # 4 at the moment.



Draft profile in 2018 Cons:

He?s got a few notable off-the-field incidents to his name, which could affect how some scouts and GMs see him. He?s also not all that mobile and he has that Brett Favre factor to him. By that, I mean a lot of his throws are either home runs or easy interceptions. The overall accuracy is going to have to improve if he wants to last all that long in the NFL.

He may have improved since then but we'll see.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Jesse on May 01, 2022, 09:14:56 PM
Usually, I don't get excited about 27 year olds coming in and starting the process to learn the game...


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Pigskin on May 02, 2022, 05:18:51 PM
I guess he had a cup of coffee with Ottawa last year. Seems to be able to throw the deep ball. Throwing motion a little like Strev. Hope he can run like Strev. lol


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: blue_gold_84 on May 02, 2022, 07:04:11 PM
Usually, I don't get excited about 27 year olds coming in and starting the process to learn the game...

Same. I'm still curious to see what he can show in this offense, though.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: GOLDMEMBER on May 02, 2022, 10:08:44 PM
Same. I'm still curious to see what he can show in this offense, though.
I agree he seems to old. He must of wowed at the FA camp. Could Danny Max actually find us a QB who is good?


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: pjrocksmb on May 02, 2022, 11:57:04 PM
Wide side throws just got a lot shorter...
Forgot about that


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: GCn19 on May 03, 2022, 01:37:33 PM
Wide side throws just got a lot shorter...

Still a lot wider than an NFL/NCAA field.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: theaardvark on May 03, 2022, 02:57:08 PM
Still a lot wider than an NFL/NCAA field.

hash to far sideline:

NFL/NCAA - 100'
Old CFL - 123'
New CFL - 111'

Considerable less than before not a lot more than NCAA now...


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Tiger on May 07, 2022, 02:33:31 AM
Big QB at 6'5" and 230. If he has some agility and speed he could be an interesting QB to watch. Of course he starts as the # 4 at the moment.



Draft profile in 2018 Cons:

He?s got a few notable off-the-field incidents to his name, which could affect how some scouts and GMs see him. He?s also not all that mobile and he has that Brett Favre factor to him. By that, I mean a lot of his throws are either home runs or easy interceptions. The overall accuracy is going to have to improve if he wants to last all that long in the NFL.

He may have improved since then but we'll see.
A lot of guys have had off field issues and done quite well in the cfl....and others have fizzled or continued.  We will see


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: gordo on May 07, 2022, 03:08:29 PM
Big QB at 6'5" and 230. If he has some agility and speed he could be an interesting QB to watch. Of course he starts as the # 4 at the moment.



Draft profile in 2018 Cons:

He?s got a few notable off-the-field incidents to his name, which could affect how some scouts and GMs see him. He?s also not all that mobile and he has that Brett Favre factor to him. By that, I mean a lot of his throws are either home runs or easy interceptions. The overall accuracy is going to have to improve if he wants to last all that long in the NFL.

He may have improved since then but we'll see.

Biggest con is Ottawa said no thanks.

Not optimistic but I guess a guy his size who can throw is worth a look.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: gobombersgo on May 07, 2022, 03:25:34 PM
Biggest con is Ottawa said no thanks.

Not optimistic but I guess a guy his size who can throw is worth a look.

Ottawa released him before camp because they didn't think he was healthy enough.



Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: DM83 on May 07, 2022, 07:56:43 PM
Probably just an arm for training camp.
Pocket passers in the CFL are painful.  A la Drew Willey .


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: pjrocksmb on May 08, 2022, 02:05:46 AM
Probably just an arm for training camp.
Pocket passers in the CFL are painful.  A la Drew Willey .

Been plenty amazing pocket passers


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: TecnoGenius on May 08, 2022, 02:16:17 AM
Probably just an arm for training camp.
Pocket passers in the CFL are painful.  A la Drew Willey .

Uh, Ricky Ray?  Dude never left the pocket.  Future HoFer.  I actually miss watching the good, true pocket passers in the CFL.  I guess BLM is one now.  The last of the pocket passers?


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: DM83 on May 08, 2022, 07:10:26 PM
Yup lots of great pocket passers in the CFL......who are they, again?
Bo Levi is so good in the pocket, he is considering. Retirement.

The contrary crew.

USFL iss the greatest example of what is wrong with Americans wanna be football players.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: GCn19 on May 09, 2022, 04:31:41 PM
hash to far sideline:

NFL/NCAA - 100'
Old CFL - 123'
New CFL - 111'

Considerable less than before not a lot more than NCAA now...

11 more feet than NFL or NCAA...if you don't think that makes a difference I don't know what to tell ya. 11 feet is a massive difference in a game that int/comp come down to milliseconds. Tell a QB that 11 feet is nothing.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: theaardvark on May 09, 2022, 05:35:13 PM
11 more feet than NFL or NCAA...if you don't think that makes a difference I don't know what to tell ya. 11 feet is a massive difference in a game that int/comp come down to milliseconds. Tell a QB that 11 feet is nothing.

23' is what they had to deal with previously... 11 feet now.  I is a difference, for sure, but no where near the difference it was...


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: GCn19 on May 09, 2022, 06:01:33 PM
23' is what they had to deal with previously... 11 feet now.  I is a difference, for sure, but no where near the difference it was...

That is true, and it is why you rarely saw passes from the hashmark out to the far sideline. It essentially became a 50/50 ball with little upside. Odds slightly improve by moving the hashes but not many throws will go from far hash to sideline....heck you hardly see them in the NFL.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Throw Long Bannatyne on May 09, 2022, 06:07:50 PM
Uh, Ricky Ray?  Dude never left the pocket.  Future HoFer.  I actually miss watching the good, true pocket passers in the CFL.  I guess BLM is one now.  The last of the pocket passers?


No chance BLM becomes a pocket passer, especially with a buggered up shoulder, he is in the category of Collaros, a scrambler. Now that Reilly is gone MBT, Cornelius and Jake Maier might be the only pocket passers left.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Sec223 on May 09, 2022, 06:31:43 PM
Probably just an arm for training camp.
Pocket passers in the CFL are painful.  A la Drew Willey .


Ya AC Danny Mac etc were a pain all right :)


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: the paw on May 09, 2022, 09:31:07 PM
Yup lots of great pocket passers in the CFL......who are they, again?
Bo Levi is so good in the pocket, he is considering. Retirement.

The contrary crew.

USFL iss the greatest example of what is wrong with Americans wanna be football players.

If you look at the list of all time passing leaders, at least half of them are primarily pocket passers.  Calvillo, Ray, McManus, Glenn, Lancaster. 

Reilly would take off and run, but he threw mostly from the pocket, he wasn?t really a rollout guy.  Bo Levi is drop back, Dane Evans is as well.  I would classify McLeod Bethel Thompson as one as well.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Blue In BC on May 10, 2022, 04:08:47 PM
Informed team he will not be reporting to TC at this time. Could mean he has some personal business to take care of or he's having 2nd thoughts about his career in football or the CFL.


Title: Re: Blue Bombers sign quarterback Chase Litton
Post by: Go Big Blue on May 10, 2022, 04:55:22 PM
Signed QB Jake Floriea. Tape looks good as he can both pass and run. At 6'1" 209 lbs may be a good fit for a CFL QB. Played at John Carrol University whose colours are Blue & Gold. We'll see what happens in TC.