Either way he was embarrassingly timid in the pocket, had limited options in the passing game due to a weak arm and perhaps most damning, his O … [2] As a freshman at Lake Stevens High School, Jacob played in four games and completed 21 of 50 pass attempts (42%) for 458 yards, four touchdowns, and one interception. If the Patriots took Eason, then there would be a higher probability of hitting on either him or Stidham, but using a first- or second-round pick on that player seems exorbitant.

Still on the board was longtime rival and now Miami Dolphin legend, Dan Marino. From there three Patriots backs rushed for 189 yards and three touchdowns and Eason tossed scores to Derrick Ramsey and Irving Fryar while Dave Krieg of the Seahawks was bullied into two interceptions. Discover (and save!) Patriots HOF guard John Hannah described him as a pussy who should've worn a skirt. There's always been rumors in the Boston media that's how he was coached-they had no faith in Grogan and told Eason to avoid hits because they had no other options at QB. Bold denotes league leader. His father, Tony Eason, played college football at the University of Notre Dame, but he should not be confused with quarterback Tony Eason who played for the New England Patriots in the 1980s.

Tony Eason replaced Grogan with six minutes left in the first half and in the final minute ran in a 25-yard touchdown. Tony Eason career stats with the New England Patriots and New York Jets. Apr 30, 2014 - This Pin was discovered by The Silver Spade. Tony Eason is sometimes misattributed to another player by the same name, a former wide receiver, Tony Eason, who played college football for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team during the 1985 and 1986 seasons. your own Pins on Pinterest Tony Eason Stats.

They went down that road before when they drafted Tony Eason 15th overall in the 1983 Draft.