Charlie Whitehurst: San Diego Fans Are Laughing at the Seattle Seahawks

March 19, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Charlie Whitehurst was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the third round of the 2006 Draft.
He is a promising quarterback who has the skill set and arm to play in the NFL.
This is what si.com had scouted on him before he was drafted.
Positives: Nice-sized athletic passer with an inconsistent game. Displays a sense of timing, sets up with proper fundamentals and quickly releases the ball. Tough, stands in against the rush and is patient when given time. Throws with an over-the-top delivery and has an NFL arm. Zips the outs and flashes ability to hit receivers as they leave their breaks.

Negatives: Indecisive, not poised under pressure and makes poor decisions. Falls out of throws and tends to direct passes. Forces the action as the pocket collapses around him.

Analysis: Possessing the physical skills to play at the next level, Whitehurst has yet to display the consistent decision-making required of an NFL starter. Practice-squad passer best s...

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