The Physics of a Quarterback’s Pass

A lighter piece for Super Bowl Sunday. Yes, this clip isn’t exactly heady. And, yes, it botches some facts (archers apparently shoot from 70 meters, not 20 yards). But, nonetheless, it gives you the basic physics of Drew Brees’ passing game. Brees will be playing QB for the New Orleans Saints tonight, and, as you’ll see, his accuracy is remarkable. Hat tip to Mike.

via Discover Magazine’s Cosmic Variance blog


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  1. mike gibbowr says . . . | February 8, 2010 / 12:35 am

    Sure wish I’d have seen this before the game today… the kid has a GREAT are…. He has my respect in a big way after that display of skill.

  2. mike gibbowr says . . . | February 8, 2010 / 12:36 am

    Sure wish I’d have seen this before the game today… the kid has a GREAT arm…. He has my respect in a big way after that display of skill.

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