Might Justin Fields be dropping a small trace to who may draft him?
That is NFL Draft season, and any crumb of details about the place prospects may land may as nicely be a feast.
Take, for instance, Ohio State QB Justin Fields. With the Jaguars and Jets anticipated to pick out Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson, respectively, the 49ers’ shock transfer as much as No. three total places them in prime place to pick out Fields on this draft, and 49ers brass attended Fields’ second professional day Wednesday.
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Fields might have provided a small trace about who is perhaps occupied with his providers with a small mechanical change — his proper foot again in shotgun versus his left, which appears to reflect a Kyle Shanahan choice for his quarterbacks.
I simply went again and checked out some movie, and Matt Ryan performed together with his proper foot ahead till the 2015 season – when Kyle Shanahan arrived in Atlanta. From then on, Matt Ryan has had his proper foot again. https://t.co/BY8Hj7lXYy
— William McFadden (@willmcfadden) April 14, 2021
McFadden mentioned that Fields has typically performed together with his left foot again in shotgun versus his proper whereas at Ohio State, which makes the mechanical swap intriguing.
Reviews steered that Fields was implementing sure Shanahan ideas at his professional day, so perhaps the mechanics have been additionally a observed (and welcomed) change for him and his draft prospects.
However, not so quick, my buddy: QB coach Quincy Avery chimed in, saying that there is nothing to see right here, of us, transfer alongside. Fields is solely working from a extra comfy place whereas coaching, Avery mentioned.
In draft coaching you’ve the chance to do what you are feeling most comfy moderately than working throughout the confines of your faculty offense. Not a lot of a giant deal. https://t.co/zZQk9qIC2r
— quincy_avery (@Quincy_Avery) April 14, 2021
Fields has come beneath intense scrutiny in current months, inflicting his draft inventory to (seemingly) tumble. As soon as thought-about the de facto QB2 on this yr’s draft, Fields has been rumored to fall within the rankings.
Rumors recommend that the 49ers are occupied with Alabama product Mac Jones at No. three total, however perhaps Fields has put himself firmly again into the dialogue for that spot.