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The QB Hand Size Myth in the NFL
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July 13, 2020
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The No. 1 pick in the 2020 NFL Draft, Joe Burrow, contemplated retiring from football before he had ever played a down in the league. The reason? His hands are too small.

As humorous and ridiculous as it may sound, the NFL measures the hands of all its prospective quarterbacks. The thinking goes like this – the bigger a quarterback prospect’s hands; the better (for a number of reasons most related to ball control).

The problem with that thinking is simple. It’s a myth.

Measuring Hands

On the day of arrival at the annual NFL Combine, quarterbacks are put through a series of physical tests, some of those involving measurements. Height and weight are recorded and, for quarterbacks, a measurement of the throwing hand is taken.

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Super Bowl LIV Review
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February 12, 2020
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Another season of football is in the books, and now we enter the dark period that is the off season. But let’s try not to think about that just yet because this NFL season was truly wild! Lamar Jackson became only the second player to win a unanimous MVP award, the Browns returned true to form with another laughable season, and we all saw the cracks beginning to form in the Patriots’ dynasty. And that’s even before talking about whatever happened with Antonio Brown this season. The NBA is known for its drama, but the NFL did a great job rivaling that this year.

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