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The draft is over and F.A's have been picked up all over, but can someone give me some light on how Chris Leak did not get drafted or picked up yet?? He won about every high school award a kid could win for football, Goes to Florida and wins a national championship, put up good numbers across the board, has obviously played under some pressure,He is only 6 foot but everything else seems to be in check, how does he get passed up?

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ozzie

ummmmm.......he isn't really as good as he seems??? I don't know but I do know that I have watched him play a handful of times and have never been really impressed with his play.......he had good games but never really a player that you watched and said "now that guy can flat out play!!" i am sure someone will give him a chance and he will start on someones practice squad or maybe even a third stringer........just my $.02

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fishin58

Update, He has been picked up by da Bears, he will prolly be their starter this year, I would take him left handed over the Gross man. I did some more exploring and I see some people have shown interest in him but, I wish the Vikes would have scooped him up.

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koonie

He's more of an athlete than a QB. His mechanics aren't great and his arm isn't that strong. He's basically a project QB with limited upside. He is tough and has played against very good competition but he never really showed he could be the man and take over a team or a game.

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fishin58

I dont want to rain on the vikes drafts because they were pretty solid but, I would have rather had Leak then the Coastal Carolina kid. Like some scouts said about Leak is all he does is win. Sure the arm strength is not the best but it seems other guys in the NFL make it work and he seems like he was able to make it work in college. His arm is well suited for a WCO.

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lawdog

I thought he was EXTREMELY solid and proficient in that national title game and there isn't a much bigger stage than that to play on. Obviously he can handle the pressure of a big game and like its been said, he's a winner and we don't have too many of them around!

I was never gaga over Leak by any means, but I do think he'll be a serviceable backup at least for many years in the NFL.

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lookincalifornia

being an iowa boy, leak reminds me alot of brad banks. a good qb that won lots of games, but the one game that stood out was UofI v ISU. seneca wallace out classed him in every way. i think banks got selected late, but i don't believe he ever made a team. not that seneca is tearing it up, but a back-up for hasselbeck is not bad.

i don't see leak doing much, if any thing

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fishin58

Like always we will have to wait and see, but I would say Leak will start for them turds down there this year. Bank

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Windy City Walleye Hunter

We have had a QB in the past that was an athlete and not to proficient at passing but he used to run the ball a lot and had a cannon for an arm, Bobby Douglass. We shall see what this guy brings to the table. And by the way Fishin58, that's Super Bowl Champion 1985 and Super Bowl Runner Up 2007 Turds to you!

Windy

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jbell1981

fishin58, I see you live in Norcross. I used to live between there and Herman. Still go over there a couple times a year. Know any of the Simpson's?

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fishin58

I checked your bio, I remember your name but I went to wheaton for high school. My last name is satter. And I do remember most of the simpsons.

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