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Here's Another Embarrassing Story About The Play Of Christian Hackenberg

The New York Jets young quarterback has had some rough practice sessions.

ESPN reported in May that an NFL scout was "taken back" by how poor Christian Hackenberg's accuracy was in warmups before games last season.

It doesn't appear to have improved much. has details on the former star Penn State quarterback's play during OTAs.

He apparently hit reporters with the ball a couple of times.

When Hackenberg misses... he really misses. He threw just two interceptions in team drills, but nearly tossed six others. And I'm not talking about a receiver falling down. I'm saying the defender just dropped the ball.

Other times, the wideout/running back/tight end was wide open, and Hackenberg sailed it over his head or bounced it to him. That can't happen. In the three media-open OTAs, Hackenberg hit reporters with passes twice.

You can view the full report here. There are some positives, but they don't seem to come close to outweighing the negatives yet.