Originally written on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Could we have 5 rookie starting quarterbacks week 1? Well, 4 have already been named, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin, Ryan Tannehill, and Brandon Weeden and a 5th, the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, will start in the team’s 3rd preseason game this week. 3rd preseason games are typically teams’ dress rehearsals for the regular season, when teams have their depth chart finalized. However, Wilson starting this week does not mean he will be the week 1 starter. The Seahawks clearly have an unorthodox way of doing things. Not a lot of teams sign a quarterback to a deal with 10 million dollars guaranteed and then have him compete for the starting job, like they did with Matt Flynn. Because they’re so unorthodox, we should not assume that Wilson starting this week means he’ll start week 1. I mean when’s the last time you saw a team start one quarterback for the 1st two preseason games and then started a different one in the 3rd preseason game. Like I said, unorthodox. Obviously Wilson has impressed...
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