QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:57 pm

G08 wrote:
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wab wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:43 pm
Kind of an interesting tweet that puts some things in perspective..
You, sir, are in love
I’m honestly not. But he’s probably the most realistic option
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:31 am

wab wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:57 pm
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You, sir, are in love
I’m honestly not. But he’s probably the most realistic option
There's some noise that he can go as high as 8, which is insane to me.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:46 am

G08 wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:31 am
wab wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 7:57 pm

I’m honestly not. But he’s probably the most realistic option
There's some noise that he can go as high as 8, which is insane to me.
It would not surprise me even a little if all 5 QBs are off the board in the first 12 picks.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:58 pm

wab wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:46 am
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Tue Feb 23, 2021 9:31 am


There's some noise that he can go as high as 8, which is insane to me.
It would not surprise me even a little if all 5 QBs are off the board in the first 12 picks.
Nor I.

And not necessarily in the expected order, either.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 2:20 pm

thunderspirit wrote:
Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:58 pm
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Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:46 am


It would not surprise me even a little if all 5 QBs are off the board in the first 12 picks.
Nor I.

And not necessarily in the expected order, either.
Agreed. I’m thinking Lance might go before Fields.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:31 pm

wab wrote:
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Tue Feb 23, 2021 1:58 pm

Nor I.

And not necessarily in the expected order, either.
Agreed. I’m thinking Lance might go before Fields.
Wilson almost certainly will. He's got "the look."

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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 5:31 pm

Daniel Jeremiah ranks him 34th:

Jones has average size and athleticism for the quarterback position. He's operated out of the shotgun and pistol, showing incredible accuracy, efficiency and poise. He is a high-effort thrower, with slightly above-average arm strength. He's at his best on touch throws, where he can anticipate and place the ball on the proper shoulder of his target. He shows toughness to hang in versus pressure, although he rarely faced it with an elite offensive line protecting him. He isn't much of a threat as a runner and he lacks the twitch to consistently escape and buy extra time. Jones should become a starting NFL quarterback, but his lack of twitch and athleticism will limit the playbook with the way the game is trending.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:16 pm

G08 wrote:
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Daniel Jeremiah ranks him 34th:

Jones has average size and athleticism for the quarterback position. He's operated out of the shotgun and pistol, showing incredible accuracy, efficiency and poise. He is a high-effort thrower, with slightly above-average arm strength. He's at his best on touch throws, where he can anticipate and place the ball on the proper shoulder of his target. He shows toughness to hang in versus pressure, although he rarely faced it with an elite offensive line protecting him. He isn't much of a threat as a runner and he lacks the twitch to consistently escape and buy extra time. Jones should become a starting NFL quarterback, but his lack of twitch and athleticism will limit the playbook with the way the game is trending.
If that “big armed athlete” is the type of guy you are after, you are gonna have to wait until next year.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Tue Feb 23, 2021 6:51 pm

Mac has modelled his game after Joe Burrows' 2019 season. He has tried to extend plays in the pocket like Burrows did last year. Both had great WRs and RBs. Can he duplicate Burows' success in the pros? Some like Charlie Weis think so, that Jones has both leadership skills and unbelievable accuracy. Others say that, if the Bears did draft him, he would be the starter from day 1.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:34 pm

I honestly think Mac Jones at 20 is by far the best case scenario at this point this offseason. I would say it is only a 40% chance he would be on the board at this point unless he bombs his interviews or fights a MMA fighter in the bathroom at a bar.
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Thu Feb 25, 2021 11:25 am

Z Bear wrote:
Wed Feb 24, 2021 1:34 pm
I honestly think Mac Jones at 20 is by far the best case scenario at this point this offseason. I would say it is only a 40% chance he would be on the board at this point unless he bombs his interviews or fights a MMA fighter in the bathroom at a bar.
He should interview great

Real question: Assuming he isn't injured beyond recognition - Would fighting an MMA fighter actually hurt his stock?

I think a lot of Football guys (and his potential teammates) might weirdly respect that
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Re: QB Prospect Discussion: Mac Jones

Thu Feb 25, 2021 12:13 pm

The Oklahoma WR did not fare too well in his bathroom brawl with a MMA fighter.
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