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Leinart's Pro Day performance passing has been described as solid, not spectacular

Discussion in 'Draft Zone' started by Gryphon, Apr 4, 2006.

  1. Gryphon

    Gryphon Merge Ahead

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    Matt Leinart's Pro Day performance passing has been described as solid, not spectacular.

    It's notoriously difficult to get accurate information from these Pro Days. Leinart had some comments possible future teammate Chad Pennington may be interested in, "Broadway Joe (Namath) is the last big-time guy they've had, a star on and off the field," Leinart said. "I'm confident that I could be that kind of player."

    Apr. 3 - 8:48 am et
    Source: New York Daily News
  2. Chocolate Lab

    Chocolate Lab Run-loving Dino

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    Yet another small reason why I don't believe in Leinart. Why should he even be thinking about being a star off the field?
  3. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    Wow, what a little prick. Solid, but not spectacular seems apt to me.
  4. Paniolo22

    Paniolo22 Hawaiian Cowboy

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    If HE were there at 18...... :)
  5. MONT17

    MONT17 New Member

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    Lienhart is Pennington just no IR trips under his belt!!! Lienhart needs an ALL STAR team to succeed and he still lost to Vince Young in the biggest game of his life!!!
  6. dehart15

    dehart15 New Member

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    you people are crazy. lienart(lion-hart) is a born winner...
  7. Chuck 54

    Chuck 54 Well-Known Member

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    It's all about opinions...the other day I read somewhere about him running a play where he rolls left, switches his field and rolls back right by design, and throwing against his left arm tendencies, he hit Bush 30 yards downfield against the sideline, in stride.

    That sounds pretty good to me....no one ever said he was the next Jeff George or rocket-arm...but no one has ever said he has a weak arm. Leinart has above average arm strength, better than average accuracy, but he doesn't have a cannon, nor is he Troy Aikman...to suggest that means he's not going to be a very successful QB in the NFL is silly.

    I remember how you guys pounded Carson Palmer and his lousy career at USC, but I told you he had had a different OC every year until his senior year when he had Chow for the 2nd year in a row, and that he was going to be great.

    Leinart has done everything anyone could ask of a QB in the college game...tell me what he could have done better...even in the rose bowl loss, he performed against a great and active defense under great pressure and had an unbelievable 2nd half, scoring on almost every possession to cut down the gap from the first half.

    Again, what could he have done more than he did as the QB of USC?

    Everyone is entitled to his opinion, but it sounds to me like many just try to find anything wrong with a guy to say he will fail. Leinart will NOT fail in the NFL...if he does, it will be a much bigger shocker than seeing guys like Leif, George, and Shuler fail...Leinart has had a great 3 year run in college.
  8. Paniolo22

    Paniolo22 Hawaiian Cowboy

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    You're blaming HIM for the loss?!?! He had 380 yds passing and was a technician on one of the better defenses in the country. The same can't be said for Vince Young who made most of his plays with his feet. Come on :rolleyes:
  9. Hostile

    Hostile It Has Been Fun Zone Supporter

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    :welcome: to the forum.

    I still say Jay Cutler will be the best of the big 3 at QB.
  10. Wimbo

    Wimbo Active Member

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    So was Aikman's entire career.
  11. shnagy

    shnagy Member

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    Thats odd because I could have swore that I was watching ESPN and they said that he completed all 42 or so of his passes on his Pro Day. Oh well, I still think he will be a great football player.
  12. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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    Mayock on the NFL Network compared him to Chris Simms... for whatever that's worth.
  13. theogt

    theogt Surrealist Zone Supporter

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    In terms of what?
  14. txlonghorn14

    txlonghorn14 New Member

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    he's a chump, and thats why he got punked in the rose bowl. he's got no STONES.
  15. Danny White

    Danny White Winter is Coming

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    Talent... potential.

    He qualified it by saying that he thought Simms is a decent QB, so he didn't mean it as an insult. On the other hand, look where Simms was drafted. Just saying that Leinart is overrated right now as a high first round draft pick.
  16. bobtheflob

    bobtheflob New Member

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    It's no surprise he wants to be a star off the field. He turned down many millions of dollars for an extra year of college parties.

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