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  • What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

    Ignoring outside factors like the team he goes to, the scheme he plays in, the weapons around him, etc etc, looking at Bradford as a prospect, what do you think his ceiling is? How good can he be, in your opinion?

    Choose an option above. Keep in mind that the players listed aren't meant to be comparisons for Bradford in terms of skills, but rather to give an example of the kind of player considered to be a "very good" quarterback for the purposes of this poll. Just a point of reference.
    91
    Elite (Peyton Manning, Drew Brees)
    5.49%
    5
    Very Good (Aaron Rodgers, Philip Rivers)
    52.75%
    48
    Good (Tony Romo, Matt Ryan)
    25.27%
    23
    Average (Jason Campbell, Chad Pennington)
    10.99%
    10
    Below Average (Brady Quinn, Alex Smith)
    4.40%
    4
    Awful (JaMarcus Russell)
    1.10%
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  • #2
    Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

    I don't think it's fair to judge Matt Ryan yet since he has only played two seasons and had to play through injuries in this one. Is he good now? Yes. Does he have potential to be very good. Yes.

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    • #3
      Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

      I went with very good but the real answer should be all of the above.

      For all of the college stats, measurements, interviews, tests, exams, this and that that each player goes through there is no sure way of knowing. No one is a guaranteed success or bust.

      Is Brees elite if he doesn't leave San Diego? Is Favre a hall of famer if the Falcons don't trade him? Would Brian Brohm's career have a brighter future if Flynn didn't show him up in the preseason?

      Not to get to philosophical but I don't think we realize how everything, even little things, can change the course of our lives and alter the original outcome.

      A co-worker stopping me in the hall may have caused me to miss the future Mrs Rambunctious in the elevator... or it may have kept me from getting t-boned and killed in a car accident.

      And I haven't any started about how God apparently plays favorites with some players and teams.

      What... yes... I would like to take my meds now.

      Thank you.

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      • #4
        Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

        Yes, Sam Bradford's ceiling is that of Jason Campbell's career.

        Oh my.

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        • #5
          Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

          I also put very good. But can never be too sure.

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          • #6
            Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

            flip a coin ... its easier.

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            • #7
              Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

              I put elite. To me, He has a very good chance to being a very good QB, but is also likely to become elite.

              IMO, he has all the skill sets you want from an elite QB.

              * Elite Accuracy
              * Solid Arm Strength
              * Excellent Decision Making
              * Makes Good Reads
              * Has Great Size (6'4, 236lbs.)
              * Has Enough Mobility to Succeed in the NFL
              * A Tough Competitor
              * Natural Leader

              Now, for all we know, he may turn out to be an average QB. Who knows. But, like Rambunctious said, it's all the little things that may or may not happen that could very well determine his career. Like a tip a veteran may or may not give him, stuff like that.

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              • #8
                Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                I went conservative and I put good.

                Then I realized I would love to have Matt Ryan or Tony Romo(Go EIU Panthers) on our team.

                With that being the case, I think it is time to bite the bullet and get our QB. As much as I hate passing on Suh, if Billy D thinks he will be a good QB at worst, then we should draft him and get ready for the future.

                That being the case, you don't reach for Bradford if you are uncertain, instead you take the most certain guy in 30 years, House of Spears.

                It's going to be a fun couple of months, its March already baby!

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                • #9
                  Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                  honestly ....all this crap about bradford being a pussy is ridiculous man....anyone can get hurt on any given play....that BYU game he got hit enough times and got back up.....it was a freak injury....this kid has "it" man.... the rams have an avg to above avg line when healthy, and besides the kid will not be asked to do much first year , besides hand off to the ..Predator......lmao i can see it now ,,, if the rams pass up on this kid hes gunna kick our asses for the next 10 years....

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                  • #10
                    Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                    Originally posted by ludairv View Post
                    honestly ....all this crap about bradford being a pussy is ridiculous man....anyone can get hurt on any given play....that BYU game he got hit enough times and got back up.....it was a freak injury....this kid has "it" man.... the rams have an avg to above avg line when healthy, and besides the kid will not be asked to do much first year , besides hand off to the ..Predator......lmao i can see it now ,,, if the rams pass up on this kid hes gunna kick our asses for the next 10 years....

                    Good points. Yes, Bradford in that BYU game was knocked around a ton by BYU, and he got back up every single time, except for that one shoulder injury. Sometimes accidents happen.

                    To me, I don't think his durability should be a big concern.

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                    • #11
                      Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                      Originally posted by ludairv View Post
                      honestly ....all this crap about bradford being a pussy is ridiculous man....anyone can get hurt on any given play....that BYU game he got hit enough times and got back up.....it was a freak injury....this kid has "it" man.... the rams have an avg to above avg line when healthy, and besides the kid will not be asked to do much first year , besides hand off to the ..Predator......lmao i can see it now ,,, if the rams pass up on this kid hes gunna kick our asses for the next 10 years....
                      Where was "it" in the BCS National Championship Game, the Fiesta Bowl, the 2008 game against Texas, the 2007 Texas Tech game, and the BYU game?

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                      • #12
                        Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                        fiesta bowl QB rating 93.2 ..ya he got sacked 3 times .,,.not his bad threw a pick ...okay.... 63.6 % comp / BCS chamionship...to pin that game all on him iss ruthless ..lol those two picks were the recievers fault not his, if u have forgotten they have some prett ynice videos on youtube (HD btw if u wanna double check) ....and as for texas tech...what lmao he was a redshirt sophmore? freshman :S he had 3 attempts lmao duno y youd put that there....and finally texas? lol first of all the injury was freak, atleast u could give him credit for suckin it up n coming akc for his team., ye he reinjured it, but we wouldnt be talkining abotu him at all if he missed the entire season,,that would of really knocked on his toughness....stats have deepr meanings then they appear....u gotta realize that....

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                        • #13
                          Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                          Originally posted by ludairv View Post
                          fiesta bowl QB rating 93.2 ..ya he got sacked 3 times .,,.not his bad threw a pick ...okay.... 63.6 % comp / BCS chamionship...to pin that game all on him iss ruthless ..lol those two picks were the recievers fault not his, if u have forgotten they have some prett ynice videos on youtube (HD btw if u wanna double check) ....and as for texas tech...what lmao he was a redshirt sophmore? freshman :S he had 3 attempts lmao duno y youd put that there....and finally texas? lol first of all the injury was freak, atleast u could give him credit for suckin it up n coming akc for his team., ye he reinjured it, but we wouldnt be talkining abotu him at all if he missed the entire season,,that would of really knocked on his toughness....stats have deepr meanings then they appear....u gotta realize that....
                          The only stats that matter in the NFL are wins and losses, and ruthless do it may be, this so-called "franchise QB" of yours has a less than stellar record in crunch time when the chips are down.

                          PS, I was talking about the Texas game when he was a Junior. The one that should have knocked them out of the Conference and National Title games.

                          We in this fanbase like to crack on Bulger because he "can't take us to a Super Bowl." I don't think Bradford can either.
                          Last edited by PeoriaRam; -03-02-2010, 06:27 PM.

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                          • #14
                            Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                            lol swear iv never read bulger and superbowl in the same sentence till now...lmao ...but at the end of the day....if the front office believes in his skill (as a player and as a person) and not his W/L in college or in crunch time im all for it..... GO RAMS.....///if they decide to go with bradford....then so be it...but keep in mind he wont be expected to be a saviour in year one....(but as many of us do all the time with these roookie QB's they will expect him to be ) and if hes not in year one , ill count on you to be the first to say told you soo

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                            • #15
                              Re: What type of pro quarterback do you think Sam Bradford can be?

                              I think he could be very good. When I think elite, I'm thinking future Hall of Famer, and I'm not willing to anoint Bradford as such yet. I do think he has the potential to be up there with the examples cited as "very good", though.

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