Written by Bryan Perez on February 24, 2016
USA Today’s Tom Pelissero is reporting that there are early rumblings about California QB Jared Goff’s hand size:
One point of curiosity for coaches/scouts entering combine week: how does Jared Goff measure? Smallest of top QBs, hands supposedly tiny.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) February 24, 2016
BP’s Take: Oh, what a great time of the year! If you’ve paid attention to the NFL Draft over the last few years, you know that the nitpicking over hand size and knee mass will hit an all-time high this week. Yes, I do think it’s worth noting when a quarterback’s hands check-in smaller than the position’s minimum requirements, but I don’t think it’s worth labeling as a red flag just yet. Quarterbacks with small hands have a harder time holding onto the ball during contact situations; their diminutive digits cause them to enter the league with turnover concerns. Goff did (read more…)