Colt McCoy: What The Cleveland Browns Should Expect

July 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The hardest prediction in all sports: what to expect from an NCAA football star who goes pro.
What comes to mind is Ryan Leaf being drafted just one pick below Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger becoming the first quarterback in his talented heavy class to get a ring, and Tom Brady remaining unsigned after the draft.
So how do we predict what the winningest quarterback in NCAA history will do?
Surprisingly and contrary to past years, analysts are reluctant to give any drafted quarterback their blessing.
Say what you want about him, but if Tim Tebow was drafted ten years earlier, he'd be a higher first round pick.
Now, however, NFL scouts, analysts, and teams loosened their grip on the trigger-happy method of evaluating quarterbacks, which is an improvement.
However, Colt McCoy is the perfect example of the pendulum swinging the opposite way.
McCoy is better than an 85th overall draft pick.
He has a killer arm, great mechanics, and has developed a...

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