Steelers Have Met With Louisville QB Lamar Jackson At Combine

Lamar Dalton pretty much. Dalton

Lamar Dalton pretty much. Dalton

According to Peter Schrager of the NFL's Good Morning Football, "multiple teams" have requested Jackson work out as not only a quarterback but as a receiver.

Jackson was asked if he would work out at wide receiver if any team asked him to do so.

Jackson had 7,203 passing yards the past two seasons and won the Heisman Trophy after his epic 2016 season, which included 21 rushing touchdowns and 1,571 yards as a ballcarrier. This begs the question, why the hell would you ask a dude who threw for over 9,000 yards, had a 142.9 passer rating, and had a 69 (nice) to 27 touchdown to interception ratio during his college career?

"I'm a quarterback", Jackson told reporters Friday afternoon at the combine.

"I'm not going to be at wide receiver at all tomorrow", Jackson said.

Interestingly, Jackson doesn't have a traditional agent.

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The issue here is that Lamar Jackson measures up pretty favorably to other top-level quarterbacks.

As for whether he's ready to step in now and be a rookie starter at - no doubt about it - quarterback, Jackson said: "If I have a chance to compete [immediately], that's really where I want to go to". "'I'm on my way to track practice, I'll be running for the next two hours.' 'Just come in and appease these people, just come in and run 40 for them'". Jackson certainly has a point there, even if based exclusively on his numbers at Louisville the past two seasons. "You're gonna get the salary you're gonna get or whatever. I'm strictly a quarterback.I thought I did a good job at quarterback". I feel like I'm a field general when I'm out there. This is not the Dolphins with Ronnie Brown and Ricky Williams. I decided I didn't need one.

Long certainly isn't the only one who has questions about teams' analysis of Jackson's ability and potential. "I can hit any target on the field". I just love winning. You know I love DeVante Parker and those guys out there - Kenyan Drake, [Kenny] Stills.

But the National Football League team that drafts him isn't getting the next Newton or Brady.

"I love putting a chip on my shoulder". If Jackson, who measured 6-2¼ here and weighed in at 216, has any quarterbacking viability at all, that is likely to be a more promising path than trying to learn how to do something he has never done.

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