Originally posted on Eagles Eye  |  Last updated 3/22/13
You know it's a slow news day in Eagles Land when I literally searched for inspiration by throwing a football around with my neighbor's kids. Then it hit me!---no, not the ball...well, yes, sort of... I was never trained as a QB in throwing the football. It's a position I never played. But every kid plays throw and catch with a football. It's the Amurrikin way. And every kid wants to go deep. I always wondered why I could throw a baseball farther than anybody, but I could barely throw a football on a straight line for more than 25 yards, and I could barely throw a long arc ball more than 40 yards. I simply wrote it off to a need for a better grip and more practice--- I was never going to play QB anyway. Then my neighbor's kid, who's attended junior QB camps and wants to try out for our local high school team, spotted something in my delivery. "You're grip is okay, Mr. Jackson...but you're pronating your wrist in the wrong direction at release." WHaaa?! Pronat...
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