More names to ponder?
Just throwing it out there. Cody Kessler would make sense. He’s been around the league for five years and had the opportunity to learn behind Tom Brady in New England last year. His stats in the league don’t amount to much, but he does have regular-season experience. You can’t hold his years in Cleveland against him, either.
Mismanagement and coaching have kept the Browns from consistently winning, or barely winning at all for years now. They just haven’t put it together. Kessler hasn’t truly gotten an opportunity with solid talent around him, as we have. I wouldn’t complain as him being our backup quarterback.
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Rounding out with Rams rookies
Now to our undrafted rookie QBs, Josh Love and Bryce Perkins. Love is your typical pro-style QB. Coming out of San Jose State, his senior year was the first full season he had under center. Scouting reports say he throws the football with touch and velocity and can navigate the pocket well. Though his weaknesses include consistency and a lack of athleticism. As for Perkins, he’s a dual-threat QB, coming out of the University of Virginia. Like Love though, he only had one full season under center, but that one season was phenomenal. He set UVA single-season records for passing (3,538 yards) and total offense (4,307 yards).
Scouting on Perkins mentions his big-play ability, good arm, and leadership qualities, but also reference he’s sometimes slow on reads and looks to run more than pass. It wouldn’t surprise me at all if one of these two QBs finds their way in the QB3 slot, but I highly doubt one makes it to QB2. Both are coachable and have high potential. Which one would it probably be over the other? I heart says Perkins, but my head says, Love.