Found May 11, 2013 on Pro Football Zone:
Former NFL quarterback and ESPN NFL analyst Trent Dilfer told 97.5 The Fanatic in Philly that rookie Matt Barkley reminds him of Eli Manning. “I thought he was a first round talent,” Dilfer said, per Black Sports Online. “But when you look at his film, I was really intrigued because of what he does as a player, are really graduate level things. Line of scrimmage control, controlling the run game, Pre-snap reads, adjustments, anticipating blitz packages and it really reminded me of Eli Manning. I took out Eli’s tape from Ole Miss and it was amazing the comparisons between the two. The more tools you give them to control the game at the line of scrimmage to help their teams, where they can use their cognitive skills and talents as well as their physical talents, that’s where you really see the wholeness of them as a quarterback come out.” “There is not a lot of difference between Matt Barkley and Eli Manning in their senior film,” said Dilfer. “In fact, I would argue that Matt’s college
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