You’ve just drafted a quarterback. What do you do now? Do you hand him the playbook and tell him the team is now his or do you let him learn behind a veteran and hope for the best?
Whether or not to start a rookie quarterback depends a lot on what kind of shape the team is in, but it also depends on how successful the rookie can be at jumping right into the NFL.
Some learn best by studying behind a veteran and some are ready and willing to go right away into the fire.
Which quarterbacks drafted should be under center right away and which ones should be holding the clipboard?
Let’s take a look.