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Panthers Offensive Coordinator Jeff Davidson on what he looks for in a quarterback.
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I was just Davis in the office of court near the Carolina Panthers Jeff in this league. And I certainly hope firsthand you either have a quarterback or you don't I can't remember a time. Where I think -- where we've been deeper the quarterback position. Why it's so hard to identify. Those traits and what are you what -- the one -- the number one to think maybe you're looking now when you look at a quarterback. Primary college quarterback coming out that you wanna see him that I gotta say this is what I think is gonna make good. You know it's funny yes we actually had a conversation about this not too long ago and it's. You start watching college president of watching for a number years and and I haven't always been involved with the entire offense you know what -- like -- -- exclusively. And the more brash on watching quarterbacks. The more you see in college a lot of them playing in the -- You don't give him enough fuel for the true five -- so instead of three step drop it and how they won't be able respond wants to put into that. And that's one thing that you see that so -- a true difference between the way you see college the college game pro game. And it's a little bit more difficult. To be able to see how they would play when they are dropping from some. The other thing is no I think that when you're short try to focus on certain things that you try to break gonna watch them. Their style of offense may not -- -- -- -- -- you really have to look at them try to figure out how they would relate how that fit into your system. And. -- it's -- -- just your commitment to the run you really have to have a guy that's comfortable with turning his back to the defense provision so run oriented. That -- huge opportunities for play action pass is correct that's a unique characteristic. And and. You have to have a little bit of what -- is because realistically. Some of the plays we talked about earlier. You really would like to be able booed off of that as well -- really have to force defense played over the width of the field to get what you're talking about earlier. And that's just one other aspect of -- of force's defense deployed. And you'll win if you're you also asked a question about what you're looking for these guys and you know really. You would you want him to be. Good at throwing intermediate passes the more accurate they are -- intermediate passes the better quarterback they are in the NFL. You know we all talked about arm strength and that's something not all of them have not always great ones do we credit. You don't have great ones aren't that accurate -- this mark actually leaders. That control accurate passes an immediate.