Ask Gary: How much time does a rookie QB get?

by Gary Shelton on April 18, 2015 · 0 comments

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When a quarterback is drafted at the top of the first round and starts right away, how many seasons/games would you give him to prove he is a franchise quarterback before you pull the plug? How long is long enough to know?

Ed Scott

All busts aren't created equal. Does he have some big games early? A big season? Does he flash some promise?

Obviously, it varies. If the quarterback has some success right away, he can fool people for a while. Josh Freeman was like that, which may

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