In the analogy world, using ice cream to analyze what you think of quarterbacks probably isn’t going to take off big time. That didn’t stop the ESPN analyst Trent Dilfer from using this very same analogy when breaking down the top 2018 NFL Draft prospects at quarterback during a recent interview.
“I think generally, everybody likes ice cream, right?. It’s awesome. Ice cream is just awesome. But we all don’t like the same flavors of ice cream, Dilfer said, via Newsday. “I think that’s how you have to look at this class. In general, they’re ice cream. They’re all really good. They’re awesome. But it’s what flavor you like of quarterback.”
What if we don’t like ice cream? What if Cleveland Browns general manager John Dorsey prefers frozen yogurt? Will this lead him to select Wyoming’s Josh Allen No. 1 overall? If not, exactly what flavor would we suggest Allen himself might be? Maybe, he’s rocky road because his passes seem to be inaccurate more often than not — leading to a rocky experience for Allen’s team.
Sam Darnold could be vanilla. That’s primarily because he doesn’t do anything to warrant the attention of the likes of Baker Mayfield and Josh Rosen, who both could be considered multi-flavored Neapolitan ice cream.
Let us not even analyze Lamar Jackson and what type of ice cream he might be.
Yeah, the draft couldn’t get here fast enough.