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    • Top Drafted QBs and How Soon They Started?

      Pete Hailey over on NBC Sports Washington broke the numbers down for you.

      Here's what he said:

      "23 passers have gone in the top half of the first round of the past 10 NFL drafts, like Haskins did this past April. But when did those franchises first turn to their prized, young prospects?

      Here are the key takeaways from looking at that group's experiences and comparing when each got their chance to initially take over under center full-time (for a QB-by-QB breakdown, head to the bottom of the story):

      1) If you take every QB's first opportunity to be starter and assign it a number value based on the game in which that opportunity happened (opening day starter equates to 1, someone who began starting in Week 4 equates to 4, etc.) then average those numbers together, you'll get 3.56. That means these 23 guys, on average, took over approximately three or four games in.

      2) 12 out of the 23 started right away, while Deshaun Watson and Josh Allen took over midway through the first game. So, basically, 14 out of 23 were at the top of the depth chart from the beginning.

      3) Just two out of the 23 — Jake Locker and Patrick Mahomes — waited a full season to assume the starting spot due to Alex Smith and Matt Hasselbeck's performance ahead of them.

      So, there are numbers from the last decade that suggest Haskins is going to get his shot and get it very soon. And those numbers, while pretty eye-opening, make sense"
      This article was originally published in forum thread: Starting QB Options in 2019? started by Boone View original post
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      Which QB Starts the 2019 Season Under Center? (Votes: 12)

      1. Case Keenum is our 2019 starter (Votes: 0)

      2. Case Keenum starts but is replaced by Haskins (Votes: 9)

      3. Case Keenum starts but is replaced by McCoy (Votes: 0)

      4. Colt McCoy is our 2019 starter (Votes: 0)

      5. Colt McCoy starts but is replaced by Haskins (Votes: 0)

      6. Colt McCoy starts but is replaced by Keenum (Votes: 0)

      7. Dwayne Haskins is our 2019 starter (Votes: 3)

      8. Dwayne Haskins starts but is replaced by McCoy (Votes: 0)

      9. Dwayne Haskins starts but is replaced by Keenum (Votes: 0)

      10. All 3 QBs get starts in 2019 (Votes: 0)

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