Originally Posted by RedBlackAttack
I like the looks of Bortles as a longterm prospect. Obviously, he has the size and athleticism. He's built in the mold of a Ben Roethlisberger or Joe Flacco.
He has what looks to be good arm strength. On those outs or quick-hitters to the sidelines, he gets is there very quickly and looks to have a nice, quick release.
His accuracy, especially on intermediate routes, appears to be his most serious issue. He could probably benefit from another year at UCF, but I doubt he goes back.
All said, I like what I've seen of him and I wouldn't complain if he were the Browns' choice at 4. I've heard there is a lot of interest in him by the front office, btw. If he's there and Bridgewater is gone, I'd bet on Bortles being the pick.
Pretty much spot on here.
It'll be a long shot for him to be picked as the first QB, but I wouldn't be surprised if he did. But I'm pretty much gonna follow him anywhere he goes.
In a perfect world I'd rather have him stay another year, I doubt it but I'm happy he's finally getting the recognition he deserves.