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Re: Week 5 Reaction Thread

Post by 808vikingsfan » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:47 pm

Grashopa wrote:is Sloter "mobile"?
Yes.


STRENGTHS Needs more weight on his frame, but has size needed to see over his offensive line. Has been working with former NFL offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild to improve his delivery and mechanics. Has experience under center and in a play-action offense from pistol set. Appears to be comfortable throwing on the move and has the arm talent to make throws from a variety of arm slots. Throws with plus drive velocity when it's time to rip it into a window. Quick-footed athlete who is able to elude pocket pressure and hurt teams with his legs.

WEAKNESSES Still extremely raw. Has just one season of quarterback experience under his belt. Doesn't have experience necessary to throw with desired timing and anticipation at this point. Looks for open man rather than developing windows. Footwork can become an absolute mess in the pocket. Will throw with front side flying wide open at times. Inconsistent ball placement plagues him with crossing routes. Leaves wide receivers in a holding pattern with some of his underthrows on deep shots. Ball doesn't come out on time frequently enough.
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Re: Week 5 Reaction Thread

Post by Dmizzle0 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:51 pm

So if he fixed his weaknesses, he'd be Aaron Rodgers?

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Post by dead_poet » Tue Oct 10, 2017 4:59 pm

Dmizzle0 wrote:So if he fixed his weaknesses, he'd be Aaron Rodgers?
Wouldn't they all?
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Re: Week 5 Reaction Thread

Post by 808vikingsfan » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:15 pm

Dmizzle0 wrote:So if he fixed his weaknesses, he'd be Aaron Rodgers?
Lively arm, athletic, tall, gun slinger mentality, hungry, good work ethic. Not Rodgers potential but he could develop into an NFL starter in a few years.
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Post by Dmizzle0 » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:34 pm

dead_poet wrote: Wouldn't they all?
I was thinking that as I submitted that question.

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Post by CbusVikesFan » Tue Oct 10, 2017 5:58 pm

808vikingsfan wrote:Yes.


STRENGTHS Needs more weight on his frame, but has size needed to see over his offensive line. Has been working with former NFL offensive coordinator Steve Fairchild to improve his delivery and mechanics. Has experience under center and in a play-action offense from pistol set. Appears to be comfortable throwing on the move and has the arm talent to make throws from a variety of arm slots. Throws with plus drive velocity when it's time to rip it into a window. Quick-footed athlete who is able to elude pocket pressure and hurt teams with his legs.

WEAKNESSES Still extremely raw. Has just one season of quarterback experience under his belt. Doesn't have experience necessary to throw with desired timing and anticipation at this point. Looks for open man rather than developing windows. Footwork can become an absolute mess in the pocket. Will throw with front side flying wide open at times. Inconsistent ball placement plagues him with crossing routes. Leaves wide receivers in a holding pattern with some of his underthrows on deep shots. Ball doesn't come out on time frequently enough.
His weaknesses sounds like he's working with two left feet and eleven thumbs. :D
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Post by PurpleMustReign » Tue Oct 10, 2017 7:52 pm

808vikingsfan wrote: Lively arm, athletic, tall, gun slinger mentality, hungry, good work ethic. Not Rodgers potential but he could develop into an NFL starter in a few years.
Brett Favre?

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Re: Week 5 Reaction Thread

Post by Dames » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:19 pm

J. Kapp 11 wrote: I don't get KFAN where I am. Wonder if the Vikings game broadcasts are on iHeart Radio. Probably not.
I think it is. Well, KFAN is definitely on iHeart radio. I'm not sure I've ever tired it on game day. I guess I'll try that on Sunday, just for kicks.
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Post by S197 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:59 pm

Dames wrote: I think it is. Well, KFAN is definitely on iHeart radio. I'm not sure I've ever tired it on game day. I guess I'll try that on Sunday, just for kicks.
KFAN is on iHeart but I believe during games they play replays of other stuff rather than the game. I recall trying to listen to a game this way a few years back this way. No dice.

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Post by Pondering Her Percy » Thu Oct 12, 2017 7:45 am

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Eric Sugarman quote on Teddy Bridgewater: "He will be reevaluated by his surgeon next Monday and then we'll take it from there.''

Vikings have 3 weeks before they have to decide if they are going to put Teddy on the active 53 man roster. Or he goes to Pup/IR
So as soon as he is activated next week, he's eligible to play (even though I dont think that will happen but just curious)??
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Post by The-Purple-Reign » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:05 am

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Post by Dames » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:13 am

S197 wrote: KFAN is on iHeart but I believe during games they play replays of other stuff rather than the game. I recall trying to listen to a game this way a few years back this way. No dice.
Well, I guess that doesn't surprise me. You can get it on SiriusXM app if you happen to have a subscription. That may not be helpful :P
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Post by John_Viveiros » Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:19 pm

Dames wrote: Well, I guess that doesn't surprise me. You can get it on SiriusXM app if you happen to have a subscription. That may not be helpful :P
A hundred bucks gets you all the replays and live radio broadcasts on NFL game pass, which I figure is about the price of going to one game at the stadium. I'm in the Seattle area now, so I have to watch the Vikings games after they complete. Or listen live.

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Re: Week 5 Reaction Thread

Post by J. Kapp 11 » Thu Oct 12, 2017 8:55 pm

Pondering Her Percy wrote: So as soon as he is activated next week, he's eligible to play (even though I dont think that will happen but just curious)??
Yes. The Vikings have 3 weeks to either put him on the 53 or shut him down for the season.
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Re: Week 5 Reaction Thread

Post by Pondering Her Percy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:01 am

J. Kapp 11 wrote: Yes. The Vikings have 3 weeks to either put him on the 53 or shut him down for the season.
Gotcha thanks Kapp
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