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Old 01-29-2009, 09:03 AM    (permalink
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Default Most "Physically Gifted" QB....Elway vs Vick

Both were #1 overall picks in their respective draft classes, But in terms of Arm Strength, release and just raw physical gifts, who comes out on top and why?
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Old 01-29-2009, 09:12 AM    (permalink
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elway was a way better passer, the only thing vick has better is that you have to adjust your scheme more for him and prolly not play the classic defenses that you'd play against an actual qb. no vick might be a better athlete but elway is the better qb, even just physically.
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Elway all the way. He was a way better qb than vick. vick is just fast.
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vick was better physically gifted.. he ran a 4.3 and could chuck the ball 80 yards. those are physcial gifts like none other.
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the thread title is not going to get you the replies you want....physically gifted, vick is much more PHYSICALLY gifted QB elway is more GIFTED than him
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Elway all the way. He was a way better qb than vick. vick is just fast.
Faster than Elway, thus a better athlete, thus more physically gifted.

This isn't about being a better QB, it is about being an athlete.
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why would anyone ask such a question?
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The answer is clearly Michael Crabtree.


The answer is Vick. He had 4.3 speed, a million dollar arm and a negative two cent brain.
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VICK is more Physically Gifted!
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The answer is obviously Vick. I might not even put Elway in the top 5 most physically gifted QBs to play the game.
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I vote Jared Lorenzen.
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Ketchup/Ketsup.

When you have the ability play QB one play, and switch to LG on the next, you're the ish.

Lorenzen >>> Vick.
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The answer is obviously Vick. I might not even put Elway in the top 5 most physically gifted QBs to play the game.
Elway is definitely top 5, early in his career he was a great runner and one of the most athletic QB's of his era. Not to mention the strongest arm ever.
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You people disgust me. I present to you the most physically gifted QB ever:



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Well since Vick is the best athlete to ever play the Qb position.....
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threads like this make me wish futurescout was still around. the sheer number of reggie mcneal posts that would've already been made...
god, i wish we could pull up one of those threads...i do remember him saying the following:

He WILL win the Heisman.
He WILL be the #1 overall pick.
He WILL be the NFL Rookie of the Year.

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if you're talking about physical gifts being speed, arm strength, lateral agility etc. then it would be Vick. Elway was definitely more skilled though as a QB
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If you're really going to put 16 in the physicality discussion, he's probably up there. The guy had an absolute cannon.

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