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Patriots Draft Focus: Quarterback

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I'm secretly intrigued by Danny Etling. In correlation to Brady and the way this offense is ran, he has a lot of traits in the same mold. 

-Sound mechanics

-Good release

-Keeps eyes downfield and shows the patience to go through progressions

-Knows where his guys are/should be on every play

-Very good anticipation

-Gets the ball out quickly

-Always keeps plays positive to sustain drives

-Very safe and understands what he needs to do

Like Brady, his deep ball touch/accuracy is middling. The  "if his receivers can't catch the ball, nobody else can" kind of ball placement...

His weaknesses are things that could definitely be improved; overall accuracy and pocket/field awareness. He takes a lot of unnecessary sacks, tends to roll out to his right a lot. And his pocket movement needs a lot of work. But those things are definitely improvable through coaching. 

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Those two things you mention are two of the best Brady traits that I feel he's always had - pocket awareness and accuracy. Also, intermediate throws where Brady is money, Etling is sub 50%. Eesh.

 

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