We all know the correct way to view NFL preseason games — nothing ever under any circumstance really matters or determines the outcome of the regular season. The purpose of the final game in the preseason is for stronger teams to expose other team’s weaknesses, and their lack of developed chemistry.
Typically during the final game of the preseason, starting quarterbacks tend to play no more than one or two series, if at all. For quarterbacks like Peyton Manning, the final week of the preseason means sitting on the bench and enjoying the game.
For backup quarterbacks, like Derek Carr, the final week of the preseason means you get the opportunity to come out of nowhere and stir up another quarterback controversy and further discussion on who should and should not be the starting quarterback at the start of the regular NFL season.
Let’s get started with five backup quarterback discussions following the final preseason game.