Started by ModAdmin, January 18, 2024, 09:29:48 PM
Quote from: Blue In BC on January 19, 2024, 05:18:45 PMIDK. A raw talent perhaps that could be the short yardage guy this season. Released by XFL/USFL teams and had little playing time. Didn't get picked up in the dispersal draft for the UFL.Regardless can never tell how he'll do.
Quote from: Throw Long Bannatyne on January 19, 2024, 07:25:41 PMI've seen so many tons of physically talented QB's from US College come and fail in the CFL over the years that I'll reserve judgement on this guy's film. Physical talent is great, but what's going on between the ears is so much more important in becoming a good QB.
Quote from: theaardvark on January 19, 2024, 08:09:42 PM100%. Until you see how he handles the waggle, all bets are off. There have been great QB's come north and sputter because of that difference.On the other hand, there are players like Schoen who are perfect for the CFL, who thrive in the 12 man game but struggle trying to crack the NFL.Until we some snaps with any new QB, all bets are off...
Quote from: The Zipp on February 01, 2024, 01:45:17 PMI have not heard of a single QB or coach who says the reason the QB had problems was because of the waggle...enlighten me on that...I do agree that until we see a player - especially a QB play in a pre-season game or two it is impossible to predict or judge based on college experience.
Quote from: theaardvark on February 01, 2024, 03:49:42 PMReading a defence is the toughest part of QBing. Defences in the CFL have to react to the waggle in their pre-snap adjustments, and that is a LOT of info for a QB to take in. Adjusting to those reads, figuring out which Rec has his man beat off the line, there is a lot more information to process. And the 12th player, one more read. Its a totally different game from behind centre in the CFL. How quick you can learn the new reads and make them second nature. Once it slows down enough that you can go through all your reads an not just the first few before the pocket collapses, then we can see what a QB has.
Quote from: Blue In BC on February 01, 2024, 04:07:25 PMThe differences in the Canadian game are difficult for many American QB's. Motion, yard off the ball, wider field and 12 men on the field.He may adjust quickly so we'll see how he does. His athleticism is a good start.
Quote from: GCn19 on February 01, 2024, 07:09:00 PMEastern Washington has had immense success supplying the CFL with QBs because their offensive system is about as close to a CFL offensive system as you will find South of the border. Their coach takes particular pride in grooming CFL QBs and really works with them on the opportunity to do so. All of Adams, BLM, Nichols etc have all said that they were very comfortable in the CFL playbooks very early on.
Quote from: Throw Long Bannatyne on January 19, 2024, 07:25:41 PMI've seen so many tons of physically talented QB's come from US Colleges and fail in the CFL over the years, that I'll reserve judgement on this guy's highlight film. Physical talent is great, but what's going on between the ears is so much more important in becoming a good QB.