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5 Traits Owned by the NFL's Best Quarterbacks

Matt MillerNFL Draft Lead WriterJanuary 8, 2017

What is it that makes a quarterback great? And we're not talking about wins (sorry, Tim Tebow) or Super Bowl rings, but what is it in their skill-set that really sets them apart from the masses?

As a quarterbacks coach, I always looked for a few key attributes when deciding who our starter would be. As a scout, that carried over to which quarterbacks were worth separating from the pack as an elite prospect.

The difference between a bust in the NFL and the next Hall of Famer is very simple and easy to define. Those traits? They're right here.

The next time you're watching high school, college or even NFL football, take a look at the quarterbacks and use these attributes as your guide.

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