Eagles quarterbacks and hand size
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Which brings us to hand size and quarterbacks.
Eagles passer Michael Vick has small hands, measuring an estimated 9 1-4 inches.
Nick Foles has enormous 10 5-8 inch hands.
Dennis Dixon has 9 3-4 inch hands.
Eagles fourth-round draft pick Matt Barkley has huge 10 1-4 inch hands.
What does it mean?
Some scouts feel Geno Smith's hands, which meaasured 9 1-4 inches, on the low side for a quarterback were partly why he fumbled 32 times.
Hand size, or the lack thereof is one of the reasons quarterback Daunte Culpepper slid down the draft board to a dome team (Vikings) in 1992.
Smaller hands can create a grip issue particularly in
Is hand size an issue for Kelly?
E.J. Manuel, who the Eagles were sweet on, has 10 1-4 inch hands. He was drafted in the first round by the Bills.
By the way, Andrew Luck has 10-inch hands, Robert Griffin III 9 1-2 inch hands, Russell Wilson 10 1-4 inch hands.
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