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No longer a novelty: Two rookie QBs start Week 1 with history on their side
By Matt Walks, Digital First Media
Updated: 09/04/2013 03:36:31 PM MDT
No longer a novelty, two rookie QBs start Week 1 with history on their side
New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith warms up before an NFL game against the New York Giants Aug. 24 in East Rutherford. (Bill Kostroun/AP)Prior to last season, the modern rookie quarterback adjusted to the NFL level by wearing a headset, holding a clipboard and looking serious. Between 1992 and 2002, just 10 first-year quarterbacks started Week 1.This year, at least two rookies will debut under center: Geno Smith with Jets and EJ Manuel with the Bills.Both have enormous potential. Manuel ...
"No longer a novelty, two rookie QBs start Week 1 with history on their side"
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