Long Fingers Are Seen as Common to Great Quarterbacks

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  1. Playoffs

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    A Quarterback's Cold Remedy: Huge Hands
    Suddenly, Long Fingers Are Seen as Common to Great Quarterbacks
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    There are actual specialty clinics for catching and throwing the football. They emphasize techniques in strengthening of hand grip and positioning the ball further back in order to compensate for shorter stubby fingers. One of the most successfully used training props I've seen has been the PassBack football. (and, no, this is not a joke)

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  3. Playoffs

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    Need a hand spreader. If they can do this...

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    They can create a "rack" for spreading fingers, no?
     
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    Exploring QB Hand Size
     
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    I can't buy the whole hand-size argument.

    If a guys hands were too small to throw a football, he wouldn't be playing QB in college and being considered to play in the NFL.
     

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