It’s a wonder he could keep his own name straight, let alone his pronouns. “I’m sure that’s what everyone’s thinking, that they’re just picking me up for the week,” Sudfeld said.
I haven’t talked to anyone [here] about the Redskins yet. We’ll see how it goes.” Would he feel any compunction about telling tales on an organization that drafted him, developed him, and paid him for more than a year? Sudfeld committed to Arizona, but changed his mind when offensive coordinator Seth Littrell went from Tucson to a similar position at the University of Indiana.
In Bloomington, Sudfeld passed for 7,879 yards, throwing 61 touchdowns along with 20 interceptions for the Hoosiers. Some of his mechanics have been regarded as liabilities, but he was an intriguing low-round prospect going into the 2016 draft.
In the quarterbacks meeting room, as he was learning the terminology for different formations, he lapsed into referring to the Washington Redskins, his former employer, as “we,” even though they have now become a “they” part of his life.
When the Eagles split two receivers on each end of the offensive line, it is a “spread” formation.
“We call that doubles,” Sudfeld said, before catching himself.
“No, It’s an understandable slip for a player who had been with the Redskins until Saturday afternoon, when they waived him rather than keep a third quarterback on the 53-man roster.
Ford has written sports in the Philadelphia area since 1981, when he served as the Phillies beat writer and later as a general sports columnist for the Delaware County Daily Times.
Nate Sudfeld, a 6-foot-6 quarterback signed to the practice squad over the weekend, had a good first day with the Eagles organization on Monday, with the exception of some small problems with pronouns.
To man, God gave dominion over the living things (f), demonstrating the hierarchy of life.