Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 10/20/14
The Quarterback Class of 2012 will be the defining story of last year's NFL season. Even as it was happening, you could sense that decades from now, folks would be talking about the significance or Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, and Russell Wilson's rookie years. Even before it happened, when the three passers were named starters for their teams, a sense of magnitude took over the league--a sense that we were at the precipice of something. But right now, as the 2013 season nears, it's worth remembering: five rookies started during Week 1 last season. Brandon Weeden was a 29-year-old mess, one of the worst three quarterbacks in the league. Whether his impressive preseason this year foreshadows improvement or disappointment, it's unlikely that Weeden will ever be more than a footnote in the story of last year's quarterbacks. How can he be? Dude's going to be 30 in October. The calculus just doesn't work out. Then there's Ryan Tannehill. Tannehill we...
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