Look at video of Nick Foles when the Arizona Wildcats had a senior offensive line (below) and you wonder why he dropped to the third round.
Foles doesn't play nearly as slow as the guy who ran the 5.1 40-yard dash at the scouting combine.
All of that said I'm reminded of telling research supplied NFL Network draft analyst Mike Mayock.
In the last eight drafts, 23 quarterbacks have been selected in the first round. Fifteen are
In the last eight drafts, 82 quarterbacks were drafted in
rounds 2 through 7. Only seven have become starters.
Statistically there's less than a 9 percent chance Foles is the Eagles' future starting quarterback.
A reader offered another way of looking at it (on EaglesAddict.com).
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