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Old 05-03-2004   #23
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Originally Posted by BuffSoldier
I think what he was putting imphasis on is that Ragone is left handed. The ball spins counter-clockwise instead of clockwise on the release. Im not trying to give AJ an excuse for dropping passes but when youve practiced and played with a right handed QB most of your NCAA and short NFl carrer its really a comfortability factor. He wasnt comfortable with a southpaw QB.
Counter-clockwise instead of clockwise? That has to have 0.0% effect on catching a football thrown by a pro QB. Don't be fooled by what it looks like on TV, these balls are coming in like rockets. Receivers are watching the point of the ball, not looking at the rotation of the laces. That they can do this while running full speed with a 200 lb man in tow is amazing. But they can and that's what they're paid to do.
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