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The Air Raid Has Already Made It To The NFL, And It’s Working

NFL minds have long been resistant to the idea of Air Raid quarterbacks in the NFL. Some were concerned the reads they made in college were too simple and they wouldn’t be able to adjust to the complexities of an NFL offense. Or they never had to throw into tight windows in college, and would struggle to adjust to the tight window throws required of an NFL quarterback. 

And up until now, it’s been easy enough to attribute Patrick Mahomes’s success in the NFL to him not being human, and Jared Goff’s success to head coach Sean McVay. But as more and more guys like Kyle Allen and Gardner Minshew have been able to step into NFL offenses and have early success, it’s becoming clear that writing off quarterbacks simply because they played in the Air Raid was misguided.  

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