Found October 31, 2012 on Football Nation:
The dynamic quarterback is still a new and rare breed in the NFL. Most players with that type of athleticism gravitate toward receiver or running back rather than under center, but any defensive coordinator can tell you how much havoc they create on a defensive game plan.It is undeniable, however, that a quarterback who relies as much on his legs as much as his arm has had limited playoff success. Dating back to Randall Cunningham - who most refer to as the original dynamic quarterback -they have a history of being good. But not great.Michael Vick set the world on fire in Atlanta when he burst onto the scene in 2001 with the legs of Barry Sanders and the arm strength of John Elway. A lack of accuracy and a "run-first" mentality, however, hindered his success in the playoffs, going only as far as the NFC championship game in 2004.Some quarterbacks in the likeness of Vick have made splashes in the league. Tavaris Jackson, Jason Campbell and Vince Young have come and gone, bu...
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