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Yahoo Sports: Actually, the NFL may love Blaine Gabbert for his brain

As proof of general intelligence, the Wonderlic test is a dubious judge in any context; as a measure of NFL potential, it probably means nothing at all. But it might help explain one of this blog's burgeoning obsessions: The fast, mysterious rise of Missouri quarterback Blaine Gabbert to the top of mock draft boards across the NFL despite two meh seasons as a starter in the usually quarterback-friendly Big 12. Gabbert banged out a 42 out of 50 on the Wonderlic at last month's NFL Combine, according to ESPN's Chris Mortensen, better than all but one of last year's NFL ...

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