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Continued: Ranking the top quarterbacks in the NFL draft

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Height, weight: 6-1, 207

Projection: Fourth or fifth round

Strengths: Good leader, four-year experience created good timing with receivers, good football IQ.

Weaknesses: Inconsistent under pressure, size, known to make costly mistakes in big games, coming off ACL surgery.

The skinny: Murray’s durability is concerning even after his Pro Day last week. He was having a great senior season until his injury. He could be targeted by teams looking to draft two quarterbacks.

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Zach Mettenberger

School: LSU

Height, weight: 6-5, 224

Projection: Fourth or fifth round

Strengths: Has size of prototypical quarterback, can withstand pressure in the pocket, ran pro-style offense under former NFL offensive coordinator Cam Cameron.

Weaknesses: Poor awareness in the pocket, doesn’t read through his progressions, locks on receivers, poor deep-ball accuracy, prone to underthrow balls, coming off ACL surgery, character issues off the field.

The skinny: NFL general managers, head coaches and offensive coordinators are going with history here and want to take a shot on Mettenberger, a quarterback with the ideal size. Don’t believe the hype. If he gets picked any higher than Day 3, it’s a huge risk.

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Logan Thomas

School: Virginia Tech

Height, weight: 6-6, 248

Projection: Fifth through seventh round

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Los Angeles 7 Bottom 8th Inning
Pittsburgh 8
San Francisco 4 Top 8th Inning
Philadelphia 5
Texas 0 Top 11th Inning
NY Yankees 0
Boston - LP: J. Peavy 3 FINAL
Toronto - WP: J. Happ 7
Miami 6 Bottom 9th Inning
Atlanta 5
San Diego 0 Bottom 7th Inning
Chicago Cubs 6
Cincinnati 2 Top 7th Inning
Milwaukee 3
Cleveland 4 Bottom 7th Inning
Minnesota 1
Kansas City 4 Top 6th Inning
Chicago WSox 1
Tampa Bay 6 Bottom 6th Inning
St. Louis 1
Washington 2 Bottom 5th Inning
Colorado 4
Detroit 1 Top 3rd Inning
Arizona 1
Houston 0 Bottom 1st Inning
Oakland 0
Baltimore 0 Bottom 1st Inning
LA Angels 0
NY Mets 0 Bottom 1st Inning
Seattle 0
Calgary 7/24/14 8:00 PM
Edmonton
Winnipeg 7/25/14 9:00 PM
Brt Columbia
Ottawa 7/26/14 6:00 PM
Hamilton
Toronto 7/26/14 9:00 PM
Saskatchewan
Tulsa 93 FINAL
San Antonio 95
Atlanta 98 1st OT 0:03
Minnesota 98
Indiana 57 FINAL
Chicago 60
Phoenix 12 1st Qtr 4:20
Seattle 12
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Date/Opponent Time W L Score
2014 preseason     
Aug 8 - vs. Oakland 7 pm
Aug 16 - vs. Arizona 7:30 pm
Aug 23 - at Kansas City 7 pm
Aug 28 - at Tennessee 7 pm
2014 regular season     
Sep 7 - at St. Louis Noon
Sep 14 - vs. New England Noon
Sep 21 - at New Orleans Noon
Sep 28 - vs. Atlanta 3:25 pm
Oct 2 - at Green Bay 7:25 pm
Oct 12 - vs. Detroit Noon
Oct 19 - at. Buffalo Noon
Oct 26 - at Tampa Bay Noon
Nov 2 - vs. Washington Noon
Nov 9 - Bye
Nov 16 - at Chicago Noon
Nov. 23 - vs. Green Bay Noon
Nov. 30 - vs. Carolina Noon
Dec 7 - vs. NY Jets Noon
Dec 14 - at Detroit Noon
Dec 21 - at Miami Noon
Dec 28 - vs. Chicago Noon

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