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Report: Evidence Suggests Eagles Prepared To Make A “Strong Play” For Marcus Mariota

According to Jimmy  Kempski of, “evidence continues to build that the Eagles are going to make a strong play for Marcus Mariota.” Kempski admits that he previously saw this as an “unrealistic” for the Eagles. However, Kempski writes that the Eagles appear to be “determined to get their guy.” While the Eagles may in fact be interested in moving up the...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
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Is Spread Offense the New "Pro-Style"?

In the eyes of many experts, Jameis Winston solidified No. 1 QB prospect status and Marcus Mariota stayed at No. 2 following the NFL Scouting Combine. Many of these experts say the difference between the two is that Winston is a “pro-style” quarterback while Marcus is a “spread” quarterback. They believe Winston should have an easier transition learning the “pro-style...
Via Football By Football
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Armchair Scouting Reports: Marcus Mariota, QB, Oregon

With the NFL Combine having come and gone, it is time for this year’s Armchair Scouting Reports series. If you liked the reports from last year, then you’ll definitely like the improvements being made this year. For 2015, I will break down various offensive prospects from multiple angles, giving you the perspective through film, statistics, [&hellip (Visited 3 times, 3 visits...
Via No Coast Bias
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Slant – Episode 227 – Marcus Mariota, NBA, And Sports Oscars

On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein discusses whether Marcus Mariota did enough at the NFL Combine to unseat Jameis Winston as the #1 overall pick. Then, he presents his 2nd Annual Sports Oscars; who does he choose as best leading male athlete, best sports team, and more? Finally, Brad has some NBA commentary to share.
Via Oregon Sports News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota Destroys Jameis Winston In 40-Yard Dash At NFL Combine (Video)

The debate over who is the better quarterback lives on. As for who’s faster? It’s safe to say that got settled Saturday. Oregon’s Marcus Mariota and Florida State’s Jameis Winston headlined day four of the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine, as the two are expected to be among the first players off the board in the NFL draft. Both Mariota and Winston performed capably in throwing...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Marcus Mariota vs. Jameis Winston in 40-yard dash

Marcus Mariota ran one of the most impressive 40-yard dashes you will ever see from a quarterback at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday, posting an unofficial time of 4.52. Jameis Winston? Not so much. Winston, who is not really known for his speed, ran a 4.97. To give you some perspective, Peyton Manning ran...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Oregon OL Kyle Long Explains Why He Doesn’t Need To Watch Marcus Mariota At The Combine

While former Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota is considered one of the best young signal-callers in this year’s NFL Draft class, there are many who believe that the Ducks’ “system” contributed to his success in college. But as he gets set to compete against the rest of the quarterbacks at the NFL Combine, one of his former teammates, who has moved on to find success at the...
Via College Spun
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Could Cleveland Browns move up to get Marcus Mariota?

Some interesting stuff here from and, of course, it will only get more interesting between now and April 30th…. When Ray Farmer was asked Thursday if the Browns would be willing to package their two first-round picks to move up for a quarterback in the NFL Draft, the Browns general manager told reporters that anything is possible. Quarterback guru George Whitfield —...
Via This Given Sunday
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Brady Quinn: Fuss over Mariota, O'Connell is silly

Much fuss has been made about former NFL-QB-turned-QB-consultant Kevin O'Connell working with soon to be 1st-round pick Marcus Mariota since prior to Oregon's loss in the national championship game.  The scuttlebutt: O'Connell is rumored to be a lock for the QB coaching job in Cleveland, but has delayed his arrival in order to continue his efforts to prepare Mariota (and Baylor...
Via Football By Football
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Marcus Mariota's younger brother will play at Oregon

Just two weeks after his brother Marcus completed his career as the most accomplished quarterback in Oregon history, Honolulu (Hi.) St. Louis High School defensive end Matthew Mariota will follow in his older sibling’s footsteps and compete for Oregon, according to KHON in Hawaii.  While the younger Mariota will likely accept a preferred walk-on role with the Ducks, he will still...
Via College Spun
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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