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QB Lamar Jackson declares for the NFL draft

Another potential top quarterback enters for the draft

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The pool of quarterbacks that the New York Giants will have to choose from with the second overall pick in the 2017 draft got deeper Friday morning.

Lamar Jackson, the Heisman trophy winning quarterback out of Louisville declared for the draft. It had long beem speculated to he heading for the draft, but reports earlier in the week suggested that he might be considering returning to school for his senior season.

Jackson is an electric athlete with a very strong arm, which has naturally drawn comparisons to Michael Vick coming out of Virginia Tech.

Jackson has the potential to be a very dangerous quarterback at the next level, but whichever team drafts h will have to do so with a plan in place to fully realize his considerable potential.

Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold, expected by many to be the first two players selected, declared for the draft earlier in the week.