Originally written September 21, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Never since Doug Flutie, has there been a quarterback come into the NFL with such an illustrious winning background out of college who was never given a true shot as a starter in Kellen Moore of the Detroit Lions. Moore came from a college career with Boise State finishing 50-3 as a starter, becoming the all-time quarterback in NCAA Division 1 FBS with the most wins. However the number one issue holding Moore from even being drafted in the NFL was his height at 6 foot and small stature. Now Moore is on the Detroit Lions as the second backup and presumably the reason for Moore on the squad is more for trade bait down the line. If Moore develops over the next couple years, but the true predictor if Moore will get a shot lays with Russell Wilson of the Seattle Seahawks.
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