Found August 23, 2012 on Football Nation:
With quarterbacks becoming so fragile as of late, the new trend in the NFL is to put a baby faced, untested rookie at the position and let him take the reigns.Russell Wilson is set to become the fifth starting rookie quarterback in the NFL this year, when he steps onto the field for the Seattle Seahawks on Friday night against the Kansas City Chiefs.Luck, RGIII, Tannehill, Weeden and now Wilson are all being thrown into the mix. It remains to be seen if this trend of starting rookies under center is a good or bad idea. Many like Luck and RGIII, are being looked to as the savior and new face of the franchise, intended to pull the team up from the depths of despair as soon as possible.The good thing for players like Weeden and Wilson is that they are only being looked upon to do marginally well, anything else will be a bonus. There's pressure, but those who know how players develop will know that anything positive out of them being given such responsibility is a good thing.Peyton ...
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