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I'd forgotten he was the No.3 overall pick in the 2014 draft.

Picked ahead of Kahlil Mack, Aaron Donald and Odell Beckham

 

24-49 as a starting QB

Just 27 years old...

 

..Somebody will sign him as a backup, right?

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He can be a decent backup. Just don’t see him becoming a starter on this league again unless the starting QB suffers a signifant injury.

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I am just worried who is going to tell this guy:

 

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He should get a backup job somewhere.  There are a lot worse QB's in the league with backup jobs.  

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It's crazy that he was a Colt killer. That guy is so erratic.

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17 hours ago, oldunclemark said:

I'd forgotten he was the No.3 overall pick in the 2014 draft.

Picked ahead of Kahlil Mack, Aaron Donald and Odell Beckham

 

24-49 as a starting QB

Just 27 years old...

 

..Somebody will sign him as a backup, right?

 

Yes, he'll be a journeyman QB.  He can be a .500 QB for a team when a starter gets nicked up some.

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2 hours ago, ColtsBlueFL said:

 

Yes, he'll be a journeyman QB.  He can be a .500 QB for a team when a starter gets nicked up some.

Green Bay?     Pittsburgh?

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4 hours ago, oldunclemark said:

Green Bay?     Pittsburgh?

 

Nowhere... until... Blake realizes >= 10 million per days are done....

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On ‎3‎/‎14‎/‎2019 at 11:30 PM, ColtsBlueFL said:

 

Nowhere... until... Blake realizes >= 10 million per days are done....

Backups dont make $10 mil. anywhere

Im sure he knows that.

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