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Matt Barkley | 5

QB | USC | Buffalo Bills
Ht: 6024 / 6' 02" | Wt: 234 | Upd: 03/10/2023


Birth Date: 09/08/1990
Age: 32
Original Team: PHI
NFL Entry: 13 04 098
NFL Exp: 11
Depth Chart Key: SF22

Player History

06/13 PHI D/C signed
09/15 ARZ trade from PHI
09/16 ARZ waived
09/16 CHI P/SQ 1-2
09/16 CHI activated 3
03/17 CHI UFA
03/17 SF UFA signed
09/17 SF T V V
11/17 ARZ FA 11
03/18 ARZ UFA
03/18 CIN UFA signed
09/18 CIN IR
09/18 CIN T V V/injury settlement
10/18 BUF FA
04/21 BUF UFA
08/21 TEN FA
09/21 TEN T V V
09/21 TEN P/SQ 0-8
11/21 CAR from TEN P/SQ 9
12/21 CAR Covid-19
12/21 CAR activated 16
12/21 CAR T V V
12/21 ATL w/claim from CAR
01/22 ATL T V V
01/22 ATL P/SQ 17
03/22 BUF FA
08/22 BUF T V V
08/22 BUF P/SQ 0-20
01/23 BUF FA for 23

Ourlads' Profile:

2013 Guide: What Ourlads' NFL Scouting Services said about MATT BARKLEY: Southern Cal, 6024 227 4.90. Four-year starter and offensive captain who has a good command of the Trojan pro style offense that features bubble screens, play action, and drop back passes. Outstanding touch and anticipation. Excellent timing with his receivers giving them a chance to do something with the ball. Accurate outside the pocket throwing the ball on the run. Throws the swing passes and check downs like he was born to do it. He features a quick compact arm and release holding the ball high. Good ball placement on out routes, slip screens, and slants. He has good footwork and balance in his variety of throws left, right, and drop back. Effective selling the boot and waggle type passes. Gets work under center and in the shotgun. He is comfortable doing either. Poised, alert, and consistent in the pocket. He holds the ball until the last minute on screens and shallow crossers. Excellent touch on fade routes versus press coverage. His arm strength is underrated. Good zip on deep outs. He is a disciplined ball control passer who can see the field and sidestep a pass rush. Good pocket presence and movement skills to make plays or escape a blitz. He does a good job with the no huddle offense to change field tempo. Uses his eyes to move the safeties. Pump fakes and shoulder shakes to freeze defenders. He has good hands taking field goal and PAT snaps for field goal placement. 2012 stats: 246/387, 3273 passing yds, 63.6%, 36 TD, 15 INT. Did not throw at the Combine, medical - left shoulder. First/second round. (A-30 5/8, H-10 1/8, SS-DNP, VJ-DNP).