2010 NFL Draft: Could John Skelton Be the Browns’ Joe Flacco?

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

You may not know his name now, but by the end of the 2010 NFL Combine, you will.
He will be the guy that the scouts are raving about: arm strength, accuracy, ability to throw the deep ball, and possessing the "prototypical" NFL quarterback build. 
His name is John Skelton, and he was the starting quarterback at Fordham University in New York.
I originally got the idea for this article from a small blog on Yahoo.com, and Skelton's comparison to Joe Flacco peaked my interest.
When they described him as a 6'5" prototypical NFL quarterback that has a monster arm, my thoughts immediately went to the guy wearing No. 3 for the Cleveland Browns: Derek Anderson.
To my surprise, I have found out that he is quite the opposite.
Sure, they share similarities. Skelton is 6'5", 240 pounds and can throw the ball 40 to 50 yards with ease.
However, after watching some film on Skelton, he may end up being better than both Anderson and Flacco.
Some of the positive...

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