Looking at NFL futures betting at BetUs is tough right now as there are still plenty of moves to be made, but the first major move is actually ending the lockout to have a season, and we’re sure you’re sick of hearing about that until it actually happens. But we can still look forward to the draft, which is the best way for a team to improve right now, and one of the big questions right surrounds Robert Quinn out of North Carolina.
Quinn burst onto the scene as a sophomore with 11 sacks, and for his efforts he was named to the All-ACC team and a second-team All-American by CBS. Quinn was due to be a massive role in the resurgent Tar Heels in 2010, but he was investigated and found guilty of lying about receiving jewelry and other improper benefits, which forced him to miss his junior season. Quinn declared for the NFL draft and he starred at the combine, running a 4.70 in the 40-yard-dash and
his numbers were great in other agility drills. He looked a little fatigued and his footwork was somewhat sloppy, but you also have to remember that Quinn missed a full season of football, then had to go all out to impress the scouts. Following the combine, Quinn had a fantastic Pro Day in which he improved on all the things scouts wanted him to work on, and now he figures to be a top-10 pick in New York City later this month.
Quinn can play either the end in a 4-3 alignment, or the outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme, and some are comparing him to Dallas’ DeMarcus Ware, one of the best pass rushers in the league. Quinn is also underrated against the run and he just has a nose for the ball, but the key here is his pass rushing skills. Simply put, he may be the best rusher in the draft, and that’s something that teams are looking for more as the NFL is now a passing league. If Robert Quinn falls out of the
top 10, there is something wrong.