No. 1 or Not, Sam Bradford Headed for Matt Leinart-Like Career

February 26, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Leading a big-time college football program to multiple BCS bowls and racking up personal accolades along the way is great...in college. This type of success doesn't guarantee pro success, though—ask Jason White, Chris Weinke or Danny Wuerffel.

Or Matt Leinart.

Since coming into the league in 2006, Leinart has done next to nothing. He held out of training camp and was the last 2006 draftee to sign. Instead of growing as a pro and competing for a starting job, Leinart has sat the bench in Arizona for the last two years.

Enter Matt Leinart version 2.0, ready to bring high hopes to St. Louis, Washington, D.C., Seattle, or some other locale with an NFL franchise looking for their quarterback of the future.

2010's Matt Leinart doppelganger is Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford.

Coming out of USC, Leinart was criticized by some for being a product of a system that avoided his weaknesses while surrounding him with some of the best skill players in the n...

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