Los Angeles Chargers HC Brandon Staley Heaps Praise on ‘Authentic’ Justin Herbert

Los Angeles Chargers HC Brandon Staley Heaps Praise on ‘Authentic’ Justin Herbert

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All eyes have been on Joe Burrow final season. The former LSU man was chosen as the primary total choose on the 2020 NFL Draft by AFC North franchise, Cincinnati Bengals. However, it was one other rookie who emerged as a standout performer halfway by means of the season in Los Angeles Chargers QB Justin Herbert.

Oct 12, 2020; New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) seems to move in opposition to the New Orleans Saints through the first quarter on the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports

The former University of Oregon man was the sixth total choose final season behind Alabama’s Tua Tagovailoa. But he was largely anticipated to play backup behind the skilled Tyrod Taylor in 2020. But a freak lung harm to Taylor pressured coach Anthony Lynn at hand Herbert his first begin of the season in Week 2 itself.

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It was trial by hearth for the younger quarterback who went up in opposition to 2019 Super Bowl LIV champions, Kansas City Chiefs. Although the Chargers did undergo a loss, Herbert did sufficient to persuade the Chargers’ devoted that he may be their franchise quarterback within the close to future.

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Justin Herbert tipped for a vibrant future forward of 2021 NFL season

After a powerful outing final season, Justin Herbert was adjudged NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. He concluded his debut season with 4,336 yards with 31 passing TDs in opposition to 10 interceptions.

Speaking to the media forward of preseason, newly-appointed Los Angeles Chargers HC Brandon Staley had nothing however phrases of optimism for his younger starlet.

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He stated, “He’s so authentic and I think that that’s what people appreciate about him so much, and I think that now that he’s at the beginning and he’s been able to compete at this level and produce at this level, I think it’s only going to give him more confidence.”

Nov 8, 2020; Inglewood, California, USA; Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Justin Herbert (10) is tackled by Las Vegas Raiders defensive finish Clelin Ferrell (96) through the first half at SoFi Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

“With any type of player in the NFL, confidence is so important. For him to have been able to play like that, I think you know that he belongs and at the same time all the good players know that there’s so much work to be done because there’s a lot that each guy can improve on, and that’s kind of how Justin’s wired and that’s why he’s been so much fun to work with so far,” Staley stated by way of the crew’s official web site.

Herbert has all of the instruments to succeed with the Chargers within the coming years. With Staley, the LA-based franchise now has a younger and decided new head coach. Can they make the NFL Playoffs in 2021? Tell us what you suppose within the feedback under.

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