Kyle Bryan Boller is a professional quarterback for the Oakland Raiders of NFL. He played in college for the California Golden Bears and was also the starting signal caller for the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens took him in the first round of the 2003 NFL Draft. Boller was the 19th pick overall.
At the University of California, Berkeley, Boller played in 42 games, completing 47.8-percent of his passes (622 of 1,301) for 7,980 yards, 64 touchdowns and 48 interceptions.
In five seasons with the Ravens, Boller has played in 53 games. He’s seen action as the team’s backup and starter. He has played in all 16 regular-season contests just once (2004). During the course of his career, Boller has completed 45 touchdown passes and thrown 44 picks. His QB rating is 71.9 and his completion rate is 56.9-percent. He’s thrown for a total of 7,846 yards.
He signed with the St. Louis Rams on 4rth April 2009 as the backup for Marc Bulger, starting quarterback. By 27th September, he saw action whilst playing against the Green Bay Packers and passed 164 yards, 2 touchdowns and one interception as well as 31 rushing yards in 36-17 loss. The Oakland Raiders signed him on 15th April, 2010, with Boller rushing six times for 11 yards in the Raiders blowout victory of 59-14.
Boller is a fine athlete, good runner and, at six-foot-three and 220 pounds, is physically right for the job. His arm strength is first-rate, he’s got quick, nimble feet and he can take a hit. Despite possessing fine physical attributes and decent skills, Boller is prone to mental mistakes and bad decisions. He also has issues with ball placement, often making his receivers work too hard to get to the ball. His mechanics are erratic and his pocket patience is often lacking.