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QB Tyler Wilson = Kirk Cousins?

Posted by johnmurphyshow on January 24, 2013 – 5:39 pm

The practices for Saturday’s Senior Bowl are winding down–four practices for each of the teams in total this week. And observers who’ve been watching the quarterbacks work are drawing their own conclusions about how they stack up.

Former DB Charles Davis is an analyst for the NFL Network who’s part of their “Path to the Draft” coverage. He’s been here in Mobile, Alabama all week long watching the quarterbacks work out.

The consensus among the media seems to be that Arkansas QB Tyler Wilson has been the steadiest of the six QB performers this week. And Davis agrees.

‘“He has all of the intangibles and in a lot of ways he reminds me of Kirk Cousins from last year,” Davis told The John Murphy Show at the Senior Bowl.

“He’s one of those guys that has great leadership skills, understands the big picture, has a toughness about him. He has to dispel some myths about how many times he’s been hurt and concussions because there are a lot of myths about it because there has only been one.”

Davis says Wilson persevered through a rough senior year at Arkansas and is better for it.

“This past year was just so difficult with the way that everything went down with the coaching change and all. I think he ended up trying to do too much. It was very similar to what Drew Brees went through. When Sean Payton is not there the leader is gone and so Drew is not just quarterbacking he’s trying to make sure the offense is right and it takes some time to settle in and react to that and I think that’s what happened to Tyler this year.”

You can hear the entire interview with NFL Network analyst Charles Davis tonight on The John Murphy Show podcast available at

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