By Mike Sandborn on April 30, 2011Tweet
Former Ravens Super Bowl winning coach Brian Billick gives new Jacksonville Jaguar QB Blaine Gabbert high marks.
Calling him a “franchise quarterback” before the draft, Billick said Gabbert was the No. 1 QB on his board, ahead of Cam Newtown, Jake Locker and Andy Dalton.
Billick, who now works as an analyst on Fox and the NFL Network, says Blaine may have some inconsistencies mechanically but overall he’s a similar player to Matt Ryan and he’s got more throws to draw from than Newton.
And if you missed it, here’s a clip from another Super Bowl coach, John Gruden, and his take on Gabbert who he says needs to work on his under the center routine: