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Pro Football Weekly writer Nolan Nawrocki garnered a lot of attention two years ago with a scathing, oddly personal though not entirely inaccurate dismissal of Cam Newton before Ace Boogie was drafted first overall in the 2011 draft. Nawrocki is still around ranting about a highly touted black quarterback. This time, it’s Geno Smith.
Not a student of the game. Nonchalant field presence — does not command respect from teammates and cannot inspire. Mild practice demeanor — no urgency. Not committed or focused — marginal work ethic. Interviewed poorly at the Combine and did not show an understanding of concepts on the white board. Opted not to compete at the Senior Bowl and has approached offseason training as if he has already arrived and it shows in his body with minimal muscle definition or strength. Has small hands and glaring ball security issues (32 career fumbles). Really struggled handling the snow in Pinstripe Bowl (took two safeties) and will be troubled by the elements. Need...
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According to one analyst — and only one — teams should have some real concerns about Geno Smith‘s character and work ethic.
Smith was blasted in Nolan Nawrocki‘s scouting report for Pro Football Weekly. Nawrocki wrote that Smith is “not a student of the game,” has “nonchalant field presence,” “does not command respect from teammates and cannot inspire,” has a...
Tweet West Virginia quarterback Geno Smith, widely regarded as the top QB prospect in this year’s NFL draft, was recently chopped down as a strong prospect by Pro Football Weekly analyst Nolan Nawrocki, who had this summary to say about Smith in his scouting report: A cross between Akili Smith and Aaron Brooks, Smith is a [...]
Quick who is Nolan Nawrocki?
Most of you probably have no idea who he is, others may remember him as the guy who questioned Cam Newton’s smile or RG3′s Football intelligence.
99% of the world doesn’t know any of the Pro Football Weekly’s NFL Scouts. Furthermore, their evaluation of players rarely make any type of headlines. Except when you say something like this.