2010 NFL Draft: Quarterback Stock May Drop By Not Throwing at NFL Combine

February 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford, Notre Dame quarterback Jimmy Clausen, and now Central Michigan quarterback Dan LeFevour have all declared that they will not throw at the NFL Combine in Indianapolis putting themselves in a position to drop in April's draft.
What is with this recent trend of quarterbacks refusing to throw at the combine?
It has everything to do with a quarterback being in the best possible situation to show all the NFL scouts and coaches all the positives and not the negatives to help retain draft stock.
With this trend of quarterbacks refusing to throw, they all would rather throw at their Pro Day, where there is less pressure and they can throw more comfortably to the same receivers who have caught passes from them the past season during practices and games.
A quarterback can manipulate a better outcome on his Pro Day performance due to the fact he is on his home field which is also more familiar to him and less stressful, but can also hurt one's...

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