Found August 04, 2012 on Football Nation:
The evolution of the quarterback has been on going for many years. The NFL is opening up and becoming a passing league, trying to shape not only a quarterback that can pass effectively but can also run the ball consistently.  It seems that every year there is a quarterback that is more than just a quarterback. They are a genuine athlete that changes the game with more than just their arm.  Obviously we can go back to the days of Randall Cunningham, Steve Young, and even today with Michael Vick. They were, at the time, an enigma because many doubted their ability to throw the ball and they were considered ‘run first, pass second’ players.  As we all know, with age comes wisdom and all three of these players have learned (or had learned) how to win games with not only their feet but also with their arms.  The great thing about all three is how difficult it was (or is) for defenses to prepare for them week in and week out.  When you have a do-it-all quarterback, they can extend play...
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