I wanted to see if there were any geographical trends in where the current NFL starting QBs come from, and it turns out, there are strong trends: I’m basing this off of where they grew up and played high school football, to the best of my ability. They are overwhelmingly either from Texas, California, or… Read More Where All the NFL Starting QBs Are From: A Map
Last season, 8 of the 10 highest-scoring quarterbacks in fantasy football had at least 200 yards rushing: Aaron Rodgers, despite having one of the greatest passing seasons of all time with 48 TDs and just 5 interceptions, finished second in fantasy scoring behind Josh Allen, and this was largely due to the fact that Allen… Read More In Fantasy Football 2021, You Need a Mobile Quarterback
People have gotten into this mindset where if a quarterback is perceived as “unathletic” then he’s got no shot in today’s NFL. It’s true that QB mobility is more important than ever in today’s NFL. But let’s not jump the gun and act like arm talent is not still the single most important factor for… Read More 2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #4, Mac Jones
With the 2021 NFL draft less than a month away, the Top 5 QBs are being analyzed and nitpicked six ways to Sunday. One of the most overlooked factors when evaluating a college QB is his years of experience playing QB in college. We tend to assume these guys have all played the same amount… Read More Is It Riskier to Draft an Unproven College QB?
When news broke last week that the 49ers had traded up to the #3 pick from their original #12 spot, you didn’t have to be a genius to surmise that they did so with the intent of taking a quarterback. And since it’s almost a certainty that both Trevor Lawrence and Zach Wilson will be… Read More 🤯 Did the 49ers Trade Up to Draft Mac Jones?
Now that the 49ers have traded up to the third pick, it is all but assured that the first three picks will be quarterbacks. It’s even possible the first four picks are quarterbacks, and then potentially even five quarterbacks in the first 15 picks. This is an incredible draft in terms of QB talent. It… Read More 2021 NFL Draft QB Rankings: #1, Trevor Lawrence
I was listening to the Rich Eisen show recently, and he did a great segment where he took a look at the past 10 Super Bowl championship teams (so since 2011) and what percentage of their salary cap they spent on their starting quarterback. He was trying to see if there was some magic number… Read More Do Expensive Quarterbacks Kill Your Chances at a Championship?
I wrote in my Matt Stafford piece that I think he’s now the 3rd best QB in the NFC behind Brady and Rodgers. I even put him ahead of Russell Wilson and Dak Prescott. So that got me thinking about the QB rankings in the NFC from 1-16, and then I had to make this… Read More NFL QB Rankings For 2021: NFC
The Los Angeles Rams have made a substantial upgrade at the quarterback position, trading Jared Goff and a couple of first round picks for longtime Lions QB Matthew Stafford: I’ve written on this site before about how I think Stafford is an incredibly underrated QB. For the past few months it has been rumored that… Read More Rams Trade for Matthew Stafford, Goff to Detroit
I know this is going to sound like a hot-take or click-bait, but I’m being serious here. I will preface this section by saying I still consider him the #1 QB prospect for the 2021 draft. I’m not saying he deserves to be behind Justin Fields or anything like that–that would be a “hot take.”… Read More Is Trevor Lawrence… Overrated?