ESPN reports that Hill played the last two season with a hand injury. That could explain why his passes have always looked so ugly and lacked zip. The guy couldn't grip the ball properly Thoughts?
What surprised me is the physical problem he played with the past two seasons. He dislocated a joint at the top of his right index finger. A quarterback needs that index finger to generate a spiral. Hill had an index finger that bent with the shape of the ball. Without being to put extra pressure on the ball with that finger, Hill couldn't throw a quality long pass last season. Doctors grafted a small bone from another part of his hand to fix the problem, and now he can throw a longer pass.
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