Why Is Byron Leftwhich Still Unemployed?

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Published: March 13, 2009


... quarterback, with starting experience, still jobless in mid-March.

Well, it's true.

This quarterback:

  • Is a former first-round pick.
  • Only 29 years old.
  • Has a 24-20 record or a .545 winning percentage.
  • Has a career completion percentage of 58.6.
  • Has thrown for just under 10,000 yards (9,624).
  • Has thrown 54 touchdowns to only 38 interceptions and
  • Has a career quarterback rating of 80.3.

Also, he did accomplished these statistics with subpar receivers, while playing on average teams.

Even with all these accomplishments, Byron Leftwich is still sitting at home, just waiting for his phone to ring giving him the opportunity to play again in the NFL.

While his stats may not be spectacular, they are solid.

So, why no suitors?

There are a couple knocks against Leftwich such as:

  • He is not a fantastic decision maker.
  • He is not overly mobile.
  • He ...

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