Daddy, where do Super Bowl quarterbacks come from?


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One of the big questions that will get resolved on Thursday night is where will Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel get drafted? Also, how many quarterbacks will be drafted in the first round?

“Four quarterbacks could be drafted in the first round,” a national scout told Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune. “To say five, I don’t see that. Are they all really worthy of that pick? No. But if you need one, you might not get another opportunity.”

One thing is for sure: If you want your quarterback to take you to a Super Bowl, the best chances have been with those drafted in the first round.

If you want a winning Super Bowl quarterback, then you really need to look at getting one in the first round.

Neil Greenberg analyzes advanced sports statistics for the Fancy Stats blog and prefers to be called a geek rather than a nerd.
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