Chicago Bears NFL Draft: 3 under the radar QB options

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Speaking of physical gifts, the next option has them in abundance. If you like quarterbacks with all the physical traits and tools to be successful and believe in swinging for the fences, you’ll like what you see from Desmond Ridder.

He has all of the physical gifts of Trey Lance, who is getting buzz as one of the top three to four quarterbacks in the draft and is likely a first-rounder. However, there are significant questions about Lance — specifically, the level of competition he’s faced, and his limited experience.

Ridder, however, will have three full seasons under his belt when he enters the draft. This year, he’s completing 66.5 percent of his passes for 1,821 yards, 16 touchdowns, and 6 interceptions.

The biggest questions about him at the next level will be two-fold. First, can he improve his consistency. While he has flashed a tremendous skill-set, one of the things keeping him from being in the discussion as one of the top quarterbacks in this class is his inconsistency. Second, and this might be where his athleticism hurts him — can he be successful in the pocket and not rely too much on his legs when things break down.

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However, if a team like the Bears likes Trey Lance but misses out on him in the first round, they might look towards a quarterback who is equally as gifted physically and see if they can develop him into something even better.