Can QBs Like Tebow Succeed At The Pro Level?

There’s an interesting article on Yahoo Sports in which the topic stems from Tim Tebow and his ability to succeed in the pros. The article looks at whether a QB with Tebow-like skills can succeed in the NFL.

Despite an overall increase in shotgun sets each year for the last decade, the NFL doesn’t look ready for an influx of option-based quarterbacks who run before they should, have limited abilities to read defenses and often have throwing motions that are ill-suited for the pro game.

Greg Cosell of NFL Films, the executive producer of ESPN’s “NFL Matchup” show, says predicting future success in the pros is less about stats and more about mechanics. And for NFL success, Tebow, and quarterbacks like him, just don’t measure up. – Doug Farrar (Yahoo Sports)

 

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