Barry Jackson's obervations on the backup quarterbacks following our last OTA:
Barry Jackson wrote:
But this much is clear: In practices open to the media, Fales — who was third on the depth chart last year — has been clearly the best of the three contenders for the No. 2 QB job, outplaying both Brock Osweiler and Bryce Petty. And from all indications, Fales also has done good work in practices that were closed to the media, too.Fales lofted a perfectly thrown deep ball to Jakeem Grant for a touchdown Thursday, and Gase noted that was about the fifth long connection between the two of them in 12 offseason practices.Fales, on that throw to Grant, did good work reading the coverage, saw the safety “bite down and went over the top,” Gase said.Teammates have been impressed.
Osweiler, meanwhile, has struggled with accuracy through four weeks of practices. On Thursday, he threw a poor pass that linebacker Chase Allen nearly intercepted. Petty has been up and down.
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