What Makes Drew Brees One Of The Best?


As most of you know I am a huge Drew Brees fan. I think he’s the best QB in the NFL right now but not the greatest of all time because Brady is. But mechanically, there is nobody better. What makes him one of the best if not the best is his pocket presence and movement. If you are a football junkie you should study how Drew Brees plays. He moves in the pocket light on his feet, very sudden but keeps his base the entire time. You won’t ever see Drew Brees doing a kick step. His release is one of the fastest in the game to and that is because of his mechanics. Nothing else. His hip drive is one of the best you will ever see. And for being a shorter guy, he doesn’t stand crazy tall. He keeps a slight bend in his legs because he understands thats where his power comes from. All of you shorter QBs, standing tall at your legs is not the answer. Having a tall back is, but keeping a slight bend in your legs is where you want to be. Brees has created his own way of playing in the pocket that I think can be mimicked by a lot of guys. If you study QBs, Brees should be at the top of your list.

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