NFL scouts are salivating over Mettenberger

Discussion in 'The Tiger's Den' started by islstl, Sep 7, 2013.

  1. islstl

    islstl Playoff committee is a group of great football men Staff Member

    you're out of tune with how things are done these days

    there is a built in pay scale for rookies they employed a couple of years back, so even if a QB gets taken first overall, he is only capable of making a certain amount of money on his contract, which is greatly reduced from the out of control contracts being handed out before that time
  2. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

    What do you think LSUDad ??
  3. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

    The knock on Zach will be his lack of mobility. More and more, you see the league favoring guys who can at least keep a play alive with their feet, and I think that'll hurt his draft stock.
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  4. LSUpride123

    LSUpride123 Boobies make everything A OK!!!

    Umm, from what I see, statue QB's still win the ship...
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  5. VampMuse

    VampMuse Freshman

    Actually its that built in pay scale that causes them to not be drafted as early. If you draft a qb later you get more years out of them at a lower rate. If they are good enough to keep around getting that extra year at super low cast is that important.
  6. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

    Not "mobile" QBs, just guys with good footwork that can ocassionally scramble, a la Brees, Rodgers, Flacco, etc.
  7. LaSalleAve

    LaSalleAve when in doubt, mumble

    Brees has really good footwork in the pocket. Hell 3 of the 4 best qb's in the NFL aren't mobile, they do have great footwork in the pocket though. Brady, Manning, Brees, and the only mobile one is Rodgers and its not like he is elusive on his feet. These read option qb's aren't gonna win you a Super Bowl, because they aren't good enough throwing the football when you take away the threat of them running. I like ZM's chances in the NFL, especially if he lands somewhere with a good pro to learn behind and a good coaching staff.
  8. MLUTiger

    MLUTiger Secular Humanist

    Mett just picked apart a terrible passing defense. Personally, his work last week was more impressive.
  9. LSUpride123

    LSUpride123 Boobies make everything A OK!!!

    With continued work, Mett will be even better.

    His footwork is night and day from last year.
  10. Contained Chaos

    Contained Chaos Don't we all?

    It has improved, but I think that it could keep him from being a 1st-fonder.

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