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01-09-2013, 01:12 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Hook View Post
What exactly is wrong with Manuel? He looked great in his bowl game. Although that was a difficult game to judge him given the fact that they played such an over matched Northern Illinois team that probably couldn't expose any of his weaknesses.

I've seen Manuel projected in the 3rd or 4th round. I like him but I think I'd pass. We have bigger needs. I'd look for a QB a little later in the draft.
Throwing motion needs some work. Not a quick release, and the ball comes off at a low point which is getting passes tipped at the college level. Because the ball takes a while to come out of his hands, DB's get the jump on his passes.

That being said, he's huge, has good mobility, and is a guy a team can rally around.

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