Lamar Jackson 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report: Strengths, Weaknesses And Player Comparison

Check out Louisville Cardinals QB Lamar Jackson's 2018 NFL Draft Scouting Report and player profile, featuring strengths, weaknesses, player comparison and projection for Jackson. The dynamic quarterback has drawn comparisons to Mike Vick and for good reason. Jackson carried the Louisville Cardinals, lighting up the stat sheet and winning a Heisman Trophy in 2017. But stats aren't everything and there are some who think Jackson needs to move to wide receiver. Is that the case, or does Jackson have what it takes to be a franchise QB? 

NFL Draft analyst Tom Downey breaks down Lamar Jackson in this scouting report and player profile. The details of Jackson's scouting report, featuring strengths, weaknesses, player comparison and projections are detailed below. 

- Dynamic runner  
- Deadly with ball in hands  
- Improved each year
- Strong arm  
- Just flicks his wrist  
- Carried his team
- Has shown nice touch 
- Wasn't in a simple offense  
- Keeps eyes downfield

- Accuracy isn't great (never hit 60%) 
- Will miss open WRs  
- His base is too narrow
- Fumbling issue in past  
- Slight frame for mobile QB  
- Deep ball isn't great

Player Comparison: Mike Vick

NFL Draft Grade: Round 2 (#3 QB)

Projected Round: 1st/2nd

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