View Full Version : QB Pro Days

04-25-2014, 05:50 PM
There are people who probably put absolutely zero stock into a draft prospect's pro day. I honestly tend to look at pro days as a very big deal. More so, I'm sure there are a lot of people who have probably never watched a pro day at all. Well, for those who have never actually took the time to see some pro days for themselves, I figured I'd put up some links to the footage of the top quarterbacks in this draft.

If a quarterback is not listed, it's either because I couldn't find any footage or the footage was severely limited and/or extremely poor that it wasn't even worth watching.

Blake Bortles:
Not really a true pro day video. Just a few throws with a limited camera angle.

Johnny Manziel:

Teddy Bridgewater:

Zach Mettenberger:

AJ McCarron:

Derek Carr:
Video from the stands. Not the most ideal view for a pro day workout.
A few throws from the ground level

Aaron Murray:

My personal takes: I was extremely impressed with Manziel and honestly it was his pro day that makes me want to draft him at number one overall. He's doing all the motions you want to see from inside the pocket, hitting his receivers in stride, and doing it with pads and a helmet on. It was a close to simulating a game-like situation as you can get in a pro day, and he put on a show.

Bridgewater's workout was as bad as most of the media has let on. You get the feeling that mid-way through his session, people just stopped paying attention to the guy.

Mettenberger. Let me say that I cannot stand LSU. In fact, I hate, hate, hate LSU. But that personal bias aside, I'm beginning to warm up to him and his pro day is a big reason for that. He really showcases his arm strength here. His accuracy on a few passes is questionable though. He has a series of throws from 6:45 - 7:00 that may look to be high, but that is by design. Those three throws show that Mettenberger is able to put the ball high enough to where only the receiver has a shot at it. Really awesome stuff. Just like Manziel, Mettenberger also opted to workout in pads and a helmet. Bonus points there.

If anyone has any other footage or links, please feel free to post 'em.