9. Tennessee Titans: Justin Herbert QB, Oregon
Alright so there is this weird push for people saying that Justin Herbert sucks and I don’t really know where it comes from. I think he is a tier below the big two in this class and ultimately there are going to be arguments for Jalen Hurts, Jacob Eason and Jordan Love here but I just like Herbert the most.
If you need statistical proof of Herbert being a good prospect, this is a great breakdown from Ian Wharton:
Basically it says that outside of Tua and Burrow, Herbert is the only draft eligible quarterback without an area of major concern in his accuracy.
Is everything perfect? No, but think about his career arc compared to someone like Trevor Lawrence who you may notice is near the bottom of that chart.
Last year if Herbert would have come out, he would have been a top-5 pick almost without question. He hasn’t played poorly this year, but it is fair to say he hasn’t gotten markedly better which is fine.