Forget the year of the quarterback, football is and always will be the sport of the quarterback. The position, for better or for worse, has always has been viewed as the most important on the field. The championship history of the NFL runs through the quarterback.
Because of this, NFL quarterbacks are put under a microscope on and off the field. Every move they make, pass they complete and interception they throw is combed over by the likes of ESPN, TMZ and GQ. Their lives are stories and their success and struggles are often projected onto the teams they play for.
With that in mind, let’s take a look at some hot-button storylines, mostly on the field, that will involve NFL quarterbacks during the 2013 season.
The Saga of Mark Sanchez
Top 5 pick. Quarterback in the shadow of the Big Apple. Cover of GQ magazine. It all sounds so great until you are asked to win games. Many thought the Jets should have let him go this offseason, but the money they would owe him if they were to do that...