Is Fields The Most Athletic QB

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It seems with the exception of Burrows all the current top QB's are top athletes and can
scramble and make plays with their legs, I think the days of a strictly pocket passer are dead
because of the extra dimension and stress it creates.
Having said all that, I think Fields is the most athletic of the bunch ( Mahomes, Allen, Hurts,
Tua, Herbert & Lawrence). Agree / disagree?
I think he's the most athletic all around since RGIII.
 

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What metric are you using to define athleticism?
 

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Out of the bunch you mentioned? I'm throwing in Lamar.
Fastest? Him or Jackson.
Elusive? Him or Jackson.
Strongest? Allen
Arm talent? Allen or Mahomes, then probably Herbert.

All around? Fields leaves little to be desired from a talent perspective. Only thing he's lacking is a better team around him.
 

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Out of the bunch you mentioned? I'm throwing in Lamar.
Fastest? Him or Jackson.
Elusive? Him or Jackson.
Strongest? Allen
Arm talent? Allen or Mahomes, then probably Herbert.

All around? Fields leaves little to be desired from a talent perspective. Only thing he's lacking is a better team around him.
Strongest is prob hurts
 

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It seems with the exception of Burrows all the current top QB's are top athletes and can
scramble and make plays with their legs, I think the days of a strictly pocket passer are dead
because of the extra dimension and stress it creates.
Having said all that, I think Fields is the most athletic of the bunch ( Mahomes, Allen, Hurts,
Tua, Herbert & Lawrence). Agree / disagree?
I think he's the most athletic all around since RGIII.
Burrow isnt a speed burner but he is extremely athletic and can tuck it and run
 

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I think he's the biggest QB in the "hyper-athletic" tier that I put Jackson, Murray, Hurts, Vick, RG3, Wilson in with him. I also dont believe Lamar Jacksons listed weight for a damn second. I concede this is extremely subjective but im biased, so what.
 

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It seems with the exception of Burrows all the current top QB's are top athletes and can
scramble and make plays with their legs, I think the days of a strictly pocket passer are dead
because of the extra dimension and stress it creates.
Having said all that, I think Fields is the most athletic of the bunch ( Mahomes, Allen, Hurts,
Tua, Herbert & Lawrence). Agree / disagree?
I think he's the most athletic all around since RGIII.
I'd say yes but part of it is because he is younger than Mahomes primarily. People might not remember what an amazing athlete Mahomes when he first came up. He was all state in football, baseball, and basketball in high school. He's have been a number one baseball draft pick if he went that way as a pitcher. Now, as in all great athletes, he is getting older and has absorbed the many blows that these guys take. Fields eventually will be the same.
 

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It seems with the exception of Burrows all the current top QB's are top athletes and can
scramble and make plays with their legs, I think the days of a strictly pocket passer are dead
because of the extra dimension and stress it creates.
Having said all that, I think Fields is the most athletic of the bunch ( Mahomes, Allen, Hurts,
Tua, Herbert & Lawrence). Agree / disagree?
I think he's the most athletic all around since RGIII.
I think it's too early to call pocket passers dead. The media has been trying to will it into existence for over 20 years.
 

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the league has had its trends with wildcat, pistol offense, recently RB1. you just keep using it until defenses adapt. as an offense you do what works best to score points, that's literally what they're paid to do.

the Bears offense is extremely one dimensional and defenses are still struggling to stop it. I watch other quarterbacks and try hard to will them to run with it like Fields and they don't do it. LOL they also have legitimate lines and receivers, it's apples and oranges. I enjoy watching Fields play and that's what matters... even when they lose games.
 

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It seems with the exception of Burrows all the current top QB's are top athletes and can
scramble and make plays with their legs, I think the days of a strictly pocket passer are dead
because of the extra dimension and stress it creates.
Having said all that, I think Fields is the most athletic of the bunch ( Mahomes, Allen, Hurts,
Tua, Herbert & Lawrence). Agree / disagree?
I think he's the most athletic all around since RGIII.
I don’t think Tua belongs anywhere near that group. Jackson and Fields are the most athletic. Right behind them are Allen and Hurts.
 

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I'd say yes but part of it is because he is younger than Mahomes primarily. People might not remember what an amazing athlete Mahomes when he first came up. He was all state in football, baseball, and basketball in high school. He's have been a number one baseball draft pick if he went that way as a pitcher. Now, as in all great athletes, he is getting older and has absorbed the many blows that these guys take. Fields eventually will be the same.
Mahomes has developed quite a nice little gut on him unless that's a new type rib protector.
 

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I don’t think Tua belongs anywhere near that group. Jackson and Fields are the most athletic. Right behind them are Allen and Hurts.
I agree, I threw Tua in at the last minute before he tailed off the last couple of games and a lot of his success is all the weapons he has.
 

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