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NFL coach has serious questions over what very well may be the top quarterback of the 2017 Draft Joe Robbins Getty Images

Mitch Trubisky, the inexperienced starting quarterback from North Carolina, is getting a lot of love in some draft circles. Several mock drafts project him going as high as No. 6 to the New York Jets

One coach has some serious questions, though.

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The Arizona Cardinals are in need of an understudy for Carson Palmer, who is nearing the end of his playing days. And while head coach Bruce Arians loves Trubisky’s talent, he’s troubled by the lack of starting experience (remember, Trubisky sat for his first two years and  only played one year, as a junior, as the starter at UNC). Here’s what he told the Cleveland Plain Dealer:

“The question is why wasn’t all that talent starting for the last three years? That’s always bugging me. So you have to go and answer those questions with him, with his coach, but the physical talent is there.”

That’s the question talent evaluators of quarterback-needy teams will have to answer.

Ray Marcano About the author:
Ray grew up in the Bronx, New York, so no surprise --- he's a lifelong New York Yankee fan. He's suffered through the last 40 years of bad New York hoops (he's a Knicks fan) and gets occasional giggles from the Rangers (NHL finals last year!).  In addition to his ...Read more
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