Quarterbacks show off arms Saturday at NFL scouting combine — for what it's worth

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USA TODAY Sports’ Jarrett Bell breaks down what he saw from the top quarterback prospects Saturday at the NFL scouting combine.
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INDIANAPOLIS — Saturday was Quarterback Day at the NFL scouting combine, all the arms vying for position in the upcoming draft — well, all except one — on display inside Lucas Oil Stadium.

This was far from a final grade, but Josh Allen, the 6-5 Wyoming star, continued to fuel momentum with his strong arm during the morning session.

“Josh Allen throws the ball effortlessly,” gushed former Browns quarterback Brady Quinn as he watched the drills from a suite. “You can tell it’s just easier for him to push the ball down the field. But the three slants he threw (early in the session) probably best summarize what you see on film: Good, good, oooh — there are times you see accurate ball, accurate ball, bad pass.”

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