Lions opt for QB, take Miami's Brad Kaaya
- With the 215th overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, the Detroit Lions selected QB Brad Kaaya out of Miami.
- Kaaya’s 102.9 QB rating last season was ninth-best in this draft class.
- His 74.4 passing grade ranked fourth among ACC QBs behind Deshaun Watson, Mitchell Trubisky, and Nathan Peterman.
- Kaaya is shows natural talent at the quarterback position with his footwork and timing, but when under pressure his game changes significantly.
- Without pressure he had a passer rating of 113.0, but with pressure that dropped to 59.2.