Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic

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    In Response to Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic:
         Is there any "wonderlic" why Terrelle Pryor couldn't stay out of trouble off the field?: http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com/2011/08/31/report-pryor-scored-a-seven-on-the-wonderlic/  
    Posted by TexasPat3


    Even this article goes on to point out that the score means next to nothing.

    I don't think he will make it in the NFL, but he sure deserves a chance.
     
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    It is sad to see such a mind go to waste playing football.
     
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    Ryan Leaf scored a 24 or something like that. he should have been a multi time pro bowler and hall of famer if you go by the "wonderlic" test.
     
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    Re: Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic

    And you are surprised by this score?

    The Raiders are being destroyed, little by little, by the decrepit old man running things...the NFL should step in and force a sale...but I doubt that will happen until Davis moves the team to LA....then they'll get rid of the hapless old fool....
     
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    Lets hope Al Davis sticks around, BB seems to rip him a new one each and every year yet he keeps on dealing with us.
     
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    It's a sad, faulty version of the IQ test.  People have scored low and done alright in the NFL

    But he does have legitimate concerns ON FILM

    Nonetheless, I'm intrigued that the Raiders are keeping him at QB.  Personally, I think Jason Campbell is extremely underrated.  It's not his fault that the coaching staff changed on a yearly basis in Washington, forcing him to learn new playbooks every year.
     
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    Just another Dumb azz.
     
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    I'd like to see some of you guys, calling the man dumb, take the test, and see what you score...  Always criticizing someone.  Look, if being dumb lands people NFL contracts, there should be a lot more football players in the NFL...
     
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    i doubt hes going to be the QB of the future, More then likely they will change him to a WR or possibly TE. 
     
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    I'm not sure how much bearing the wonderlic has on someone's ability to play football.  But from the sample Wonderlics I've taken, scoring a 7 means he stopped going to class or paying attention in about 5th grade. 

    It's going to be a struggle for this guy to play quarterback based solely on the fact that QB is a pretty complicated position at the NFL level.  His score reflects on him not paying attention, not retaining information, or not giving a crap.  All bad signs for a future QB.  It's a bad sign for him. 
     
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    Re: Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic

    In Response to Re: Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic:
    In Response to Re: Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic : To be fair, it does give someone an idea of being able to make correct decisions quickly vs not. So, it does have some value. If you are getting a 7, literally a 7, on a Wonderlic you were either stoned to the bejesus and didn't care, drunk or are pretty dumb. I agree it's not an end-all-be-all scenario for all players, but if there was one player would it would hold more water, it's QB for me. I'd put IQ and football IQ above almost every single physical attribute there is.
    Posted by RidingWithTheKing


    I'd agree with that.  I didn't consider the idea of making quick decisions but that's an underrated part of that test. I definitely think it holds some value and more for QB than any other position. 

    I mean, a 7 is a ridiculously low score for an adult no matter what position they're playing and who allegedly attended college. 
     
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    Ben Watson scored a 48 out of 50 one of the highest scores ever and also was a physical freak. He still wasn't a great NFL player. That being said being literate helps in most professions. Dan Marino scored like a 13. He was pretty good....

     
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    Re: Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic

    In Response to Re: Raiders' QB of Future, Pryor, Nets a 7 on Wonderlic:
    No.  Not a Jeff George type, dummy. It's so obvious your reading comprehension suffers as a posing Pats troll. Marino had a GREAT ARM. So did Jeff George. $100 every other person who read my VERY CLEAR and articulate comment about the difference between how you choose a QB today as opposed to the pre cap era, knew EXACTLY what that meant. Football IQ/IQ is more important than arm strength for any GM who knows what he is doing. Maturity, leadership, passion to get better, etc, are other more important factors. hence, why Cutler was dealt to CHicago. Get it?  This is the premise. Not that George was on Marino's level, but the arm strength and throwing was great coming out of college. Uggh. These teenie bopper trolls are just painful in these threads.
    Posted by RidingWithTheKing



    I agree..Marino also had as fast a release as I've ever seen, could pick up a blitz and make you pay for it as well as anyone and had a tremendous touch on the deep ball. As much as I hate the Dolphins I'll give Marino his props until I'm long gone. The guy was great. He's one of those guys that carried a pretty mediocre team to the playoffs for quite a few years after a lot of the talent around him disappeared.
     
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