Before being chosen by the Browns, Quinn established the quarterback record for weightlifting at the NFL Scouting Combine by benching 225 pounds an astounding 24 times.
Roughly two years later, the 6-foot-3, 235 pound Quinn was featured on the October 2009 front cover of Muscle & Fitness.
In the article, titled “The NFL’s Hardest Working Quarterback,” Quinn spoke about blending strength and agility exercises to prevent becoming too bulky to perform as a passer.
Quinn’s exhaustive workouts have proved counterproductive and the muscleman has thrown 12 touchdowns, against 17 interceptions, on an atrocious 53.8 percent passing in 24 games as a professional.
The greatest quality a signal caller can possess is accuracy and Quinn lacks even a shred of touch on the ball and is flatly the most erratic chucker in the league today.
All of the above competitors had ample strength and managed to flourish in the brutal world of football.
However, not one of those players was ever excessively built to the degree that the former Fighting Irish star is.
In order for the Lou Ferrigno wannabe to have any chance to excel in the NFL, Quinn must shed a decent portion of mass and become leaner.
Led by Wilson and a stifling defense, Seattle went 11-5 in the NFC West and defeated the host Washington Redskins 24-14 in a January playoff showdown.
The 5-foot-11, 206 pound Wilson, the ninth-shortest man to lineup under center since the 1970 merger, tossed 26 scores, in comparison to a mere 10 picks, for 3,118 yards in 16 contests last season.
Hence, considering Wilson’s entrenched status as a starter, Quinn’s acquisition is moot.
Still, in a violent collision sport where injuries are commonplace, Brady Quinn is the last person the Seattle Seahawks need behind Russell Wilson.by