Originally Posted by beerlover
bigger faster stronger, its not rocket science. I do not mean to defer player from yesteryear to today's player only in the sense QB position is constantly evolving just like other positions in the NFL. emphasis on a QB skill set must include better athletic ability or dude must have a howitzer for an arm & mind of Einstein reading defenses to compensate for any athletic deficiency. Chip Kelly likes to put it this way, I'm paraphrasing, a bigger stronger faster guy beats up a smaller, weaker slower guy every day in the NFL.
All other things being equal kind of statements are just cheap ways of getting around the fact that all other things are not equal.
QB has always been and will always be dominated by cerebral talent over athletic talent in the NFL.