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    Brandon Weeden

    Just curious why did Brandon Weeden quit baseball and turn to football? A quick google search on the topic didn't amount to much (for me at least). I found his baseball stats but since I know nothing about baseball they didn't tell me anything.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Hurt his throwing arm I believe.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Quote Originally Posted by ianoconnor View Post
    Hurt his throwing arm I believe.
    Wouldn't it hurt to then throw the football, unless of course he is using his other arm.....



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Injury to arm that doesn't affect football but affects baseball.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Quote Originally Posted by JUKEBOX View Post
    Injury to arm that doesn't affect football but affects baseball.
    Interseting....ok thanks.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Brandon Weeden's shoulder derailed his baseball career; - 11.15.10 - SI Vault

    From the stories I've read, it seems like he lost the power on his fastball.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Thanks for the information again. I was thinking that he ended up being a bust of a draft choice in MLB / couldn't compete at that high of level in the MLB and decided to give football a try.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Apparently throwing a football is a different motion than throwing a baseball. That's what an article I read earlier in the year said.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    Wouldn't it hurt to then throw the football, unless of course he is using his other arm.....
    less stress on a qb's arm than a pitchers arm.


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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    I heard an amazing stat about him tonight on Fox Sports Radio. He is older than Aaron Rodgers. That was crazy to me.



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeye_t View Post
    I heard an amazing stat about him tonight on Fox Sports Radio. He is older than Aaron Rodgers. That was crazy to me.
    You just heard that?



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    Re: Brandon Weeden

    Quote Originally Posted by Daserop View Post
    Interseting....ok thanks.
    Drinking at work again? Interseting?


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