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NFL Draft Rumors: Scouts Criticism’ of Michael Penix Jr. Revealed amid Raiders Buzz

Timothy Rapp @@TRappaRT Featured Columnist IV March 31, 2024 Stacy Revere/Getty Images Michael Penix Jr. seems to divide opinion. It’s indisputable that he was excellent in the 2023 season, throwing for 4,903 yards, 36 touchdowns and 11 interceptions while leading Washington to the National Championship Game. But as Jordan Reid of ESPN outlined, NFL scouts

NFL Draft Rumors: Scouts Criticism’ of Michael Penix Jr. Revealed amid Raiders Buzz

Timothy LogoFeatured Columnist IVMarch 31, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA - MARCH 02: Michael Penix #QB08 of Washington participates in a drill during the NFL Combine at Lucas Oil Stadium on March 02, 2024 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

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Michael Penix Jr. appears to divide opinion.

It is indeniable that he was wonderful within the 2023 season, throwing for 4,903 yards, 36 touchdowns and 11 interceptions whereas main Washington to the Nationwide Championship Sport.

However as Jordan Reid of ESPN outlined, NFL scouts nonetheless have their considerations relating to the quarterback:

“Outdoors of sturdiness, scouts wished to see how effectively Penix performed when defenses knocked him off his preliminary launch level within the pocket. We noticed these points bubble up within the title sport. He can simply scan the sector and make throws from a clear pocket, however there are nonetheless questions on how he handles stress. In 15 video games, Penix was hit on 21.5 % of his dropbacks (Eleventh-least within the nation) and sacked 11 occasions. However when he will get exterior the pocket, he accomplished 38.5 % of his throws, 114th within the nation.

“Penix had a first-rate alternative to impress scouts on the Senior Bowl, nevertheless it ended up being every week of highs and lows—he did not do a lot to alter prior opinions. Sure, the arm energy instantly stood out, however his accuracy was up and down. His professional day had an emphasis on throws on the transfer, as Penix continues to attempt to present extra consistency there.”

Penix, who spent six years in school, may even be 24 years outdated by the point the 2024 season begins. That makes him older than C.J. Stroud and Bryce Younger, each rookies final season. That might not be an enormous concern for NFL groups, although some executives would possibly surprise if he is already hit his ceiling as a participant.

In a draft that seems to be robust for quarterbacks, Penix could fall out of the primary spherical solely. He’ll be an fascinating participant to watch within the first two days on the NFL draft.

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