PHILADELPHIA – After Nick Foles sustained a head injury against the Dallas Cowboys, rookie quarterback Matt Barkley made a less than memorable NFL debut. The all-time leading passer in Pac-12 history with 12,327 yards. Barkley was once considered one of the top overall prospects as he threw for 116 touchdowns from 2009-12 before suffered a shoulder injury against UCLA his senior year, causing his draft stock to plummet. Foles, who
LOS ANGELES – For all of their many accomplishments on the college gridiron, USC quarterbacks have mostly flopped at the next level. One would think that a major college program that has produced 11 national titles, 38 conference titles and seven Heisman Trophy winners, including two by quarterbacks Carson Palmer and Matt Leinart, that a USC quarterback would lead an NFL team to a Super Bowl, but for the last
The fourth round of the 2013 NFL Draft has begun currently on pick no.164 Here's a look at what happened in round three, round two and round one. Fourth Round Picks: No.98: Matt Barkley, QB, USC The Philadelphia Eagles traded up and now have a plethora of quarterbacks on the roster with Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Dennis Dixon and Barkley. No.99: Nico Johnson, ILB, Alabama Kansas City Chiefs add depth
There was only one quarterback taken in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft and it wasn't Matt Barkley or Geno Smith. Instead it was E.J. Manuel out of Florida State that got taken with the 16th selection by the Buffalo Bills who had made a trade earlier to move down from the no.8 spot. Manuel had a strong season for the Seminoles in 2012 as he completed 68 percent of his passes, threw for 3,392 yards and 23 touchdowns to 10 interceptions.
The 2013 NFL Draft is set to begin shortly and if the rumors are true it will certainly be entertaining as there are a number of teams looking to make moves. Here's a look at the first 10 picks of the draft and what might happen if those franchises choose to stay put. First Round no.1: Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan Rumors are swirling that the Kansas City Chiefs prefer Fisher over Luke
The Buffalo Bills are also another franchise that only has six selections in the draft. Quarterback is a need and the defense needs to improve as well though the team hasn't been rumored to trade down. Here's a look at the Bills draft. First Round No.8: Matt Barkley, QB, USC Last year Barkley got the chance to declare early and yet decided to stay at USC. That move didn't go too well for him and his
The Arizona Cardinals have been mired in quarterback struggles for most of the past decade. Excluding the performance of possible Hall of Famer Kurt Warner, the list of starters include Matt Leinart, John Skelton, Kevin Kolb, Derek Anderson, Ryan Lindley, Jeff Blake and Josh McCown. Kolb, unwilling to take a pay cut, was released and longtime backup Drew Stanton is slated to become the starter in the 2013 season. A better question is will the Cardinals decide to draft a quarterback in the draft