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Emily Diana
06-29-2015, 11:30 PM
- Building the perfect NFL quarterback -

"If you were to search the invaluable Pro Football Reference for games since 1960 in which a quarterback threw at least 10 passes and completed all of them, this is what you will find: (see chart at link).

One. It has happened once. Kurt Warner, while playing for the Arizona Cardinals in 2005, completed 10 of 10 passes for 115 yards and a touchdown. The Cardinals lost that game (30–19) and Warner missed the second half after suffering a season-ending knee injury. The official NFL record book requires a minimum of 20 passes for the single-game completion percentage mark. Warner actually holds that record, too: 92.3% (24 of 26 vs. Jacksonville in 2009).

The point being, quarterback perfection is a myth. The greatest quarterbacks in NFL history have had shoddy games, and even when they are electrifying, it does not take much for a couple of incompletions to pile up or an interception to occur.

However, the quest for perfection never ends. NFL teams, especially those unhappy with their current arrangements under center, search high and low for a quarterback who fits the ideal prototype. If they get lucky any player they find will feature a few of the desired traits—height, arm strength, running ability, etc.

What might the mythical flawless quarterback look like, then? Considering only quarterbacks who are still active today, a little something like this: " ...

http://www.si.com/nfl/2015/06/29/building-the-perfect-nfl-quarterback

HUMCALC
06-30-2015, 12:38 PM
The perfect QB would have: Stafford's arm, Manning's brains, Wilson's legs, and Tom Brady's attitude

Emily Diana
06-30-2015, 06:50 PM
The article says heart. You say attitude. I don't want either, thank you. It is the heart and attitude of a cheater (IMO), and I can do without that, whether it supposedly helps make a "perfect" QB or not.

Garfield
06-30-2015, 06:57 PM
The perfect QB would have: Stafford's arm, Manning's brains, Wilson's legs, and Tim Tebows attitude


Fixed that for you cheaters not allowed.

I'd add in big bens bulk almost unable to sack him he just shrugs guys off before tossing the ball.

samparnell
06-30-2015, 09:03 PM
Drawing on QBs of the past, IMO the perfect QB would combine the best of: Bart Starr, Joe Montana, Otto Graham, Sid Luckman, Johnny Unitas and Sammy Baugh.

HUMCALC
06-30-2015, 10:10 PM
Drawing on QBs of the past, IMO the perfect QB would combine the best of: Bart Starr, Joe Montana, Otto Graham, Sid Luckman, Johnny Unitas and Sammy Baugh.

ALL-TIME is just plain old Elway. He had it all

fallforward3y+
06-30-2015, 11:01 PM
Throwing on the run/extending the play ability of Rodgers
Accuracy and ability to make throws under diress of Brees
Ability to make pre snap reads of Manning
Decisions of where to throw the ball and recognizing the favorable match up ability of Brady
Arm strength of Cutler
Running ability of Newton