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When will Justin Fields and Trey Lance start? Projecting when rookie QBs will hit the field

When will Justin Fields and Trey Lance start? Projecting when rookie QBs will hit...

While 10 quarterbacks were selected in the 2021 NFL Draft, only a select few will receive starts this year. From Chicago’s Justin Fields to San Francisco’s Trey Lance, there are situations murkier than others. When will each rookie QB...
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QBs under pressure, franchise tag deadline, power rankings and more

Going into the 2021 NFL season, there are a litany of quarterbacks facing significant pressure. We look at which have the heat cranked up most.Every quarterback faces pressure in the NFL. Both from the oncoming rush, and from...
Broncos QBs Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock had better have a summer plan - NFL Nation

Broncos QBs Teddy Bridgewater and Drew Lock had better have a summer plan –...

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos sent their players and coaches into the offseason two weeks ago with a summer camp field day of sorts. It included a dunk tank and a basketball hoop on an afternoon geared more...
Transfer Tracker: Top 10 QBs who found new homes

Transfer Tracker: Top 10 QBs who found new homes

The transfer portal has slowed down slightly as we head into summer, but with so many players changing schools rankings are a must. Here is my rating of the top 10 quarterbacks who have switched schools this cycle. *****MORE:...
Incumbent NFL QBs who held off high draft picks

Incumbent NFL QBs who held off high draft picks

Three of the teams who chose quarterbacks in the first round of the 2021 draft have veterans in place as bridge starters. Round 1 picks usually earn starting jobs early, but that is not always the case. Several incumbents...
Mac Jones' victory walk after Patriots select him in 2021 NFL Draft becomes instant internet sensation

Why is Mac Jones called McCorkle? Explaining origins of Alabama QB’s unique middle name

Mac Jones is one of the most intensely discussed prospects of the 2021 NFL Draft, and will continue to be well into his rookie season with whatever team decides to draft him. The Alabama quarterback has...
Will 2021 NFL Draft set new records for QBs picked in first round?

Will 2021 NFL Draft set new records for QBs picked in first round?

The "Year of the Quarterback" is always a popular catch-phrase this time of year.   When it comes to the 2021 NFL Draft, however, it applies. Sporting News’ latest mock draft has five quarterbacks in the top 10 picks.   Clemson's...
Farrell's NFL Mock Draft: Four QBs go in top 10

Farrell’s NFL Mock Draft: Four QBs go in top 10

The NFL Draft starts this Thursday and Jacksonville is on the clock. Here is Mike Farrell’s final mock draft before the first round starts. 1. Jacksonville Jaguars QB Trevor Lawrence, Clemson: This one is a done-deal and a no-brainer as Lawrence is...
NFL mock draft 2021: 49ers, Eagles' trades with Dolphins cause shakeup; Cowboys, Broncos benefit

NFL Mock Draft 2021: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Bears, Washington with new QBs...

The 2021 NFL Draft is a little more than two weeks away. That makes it a great time to deliver Sporting News' seven-round mock draft ahead of when the actual selections are made from April 29...
Ohio State QBs in the NFL: Justin Fields can end stigma from history of NFL Draft busts

Ohio State QBs in the NFL: Justin Fields can end stigma from history of...

Ohio State's Justin Fields continues to be the most scrutinized quarterback in the 2021 NFL Draft class.   Fields' work ethic was questioned in March, which prompted a strong rebuttal from Ohio State coach Ryan Day. The notion that Fields...
Mike McCarthy gives huge update on Cowboys QB's rehab

Mike McCarthy gives huge update on Cowboys QB’s rehab

Dallas Cowboys head coach Mike McCarthy likes how Dak Prescott is progressing in rehab.For the Dallas Cowboys to do much of anything next NFL season, they need their franchise quarterback Dak Prescott to be fully healthy.In the days leading...
The 'NFL QBs with just one 4,000-yard season' quiz

The ‘NFL QBs with just one 4,000-yard season’ quiz

On Monday, former No. 1 overall pick Alex Smith announced that he was calling it a career after 16 seasons in the NFL. Smith famously returned last year from a devastating leg injury that required 17 surgeries...
Transfer Tracker: Best QBs available

Transfer Tracker: Best QBs available

Today we look at the top five quarterbacks in the transfer portal that are still available, led by one who could very well end up with the Vols. *****MORE TRANSFER TRACKER: The Rumor Mill | West Virginia adds DBCLASS...

Alex Smith announces retirement; Patrick Mahomes, NFL world react to QB’s career

Alex Smith defied the odds to return to the field, and now he's walking away from it. The longtime NFL quarterback announced his retirement on Monday, opting to step away from the game after a 16-year career...
Ohio State spring game: Time, TV coverage and a first look at the new QBs for 2021

Ohio State spring game: Time, TV coverage and a first look at the new...

Ohio State fans will be back in The Shoe for Saturday's spring game.   The school is capping attendance at 19,180 for the 12 p.m. start at Ohio Stadium. The four-time Big Ten defending champions have some interesting...
Alabama spring game: Time, TV coverage and a first look at the new QBs for 2021

Alabama spring game: Time, TV coverage and a first look at the new QBs...

Alabama will have its first A-Day in over two calendar years on Saturday. The Crimson Tide, fresh off winning coach Nick Saban's second undefeated national championship, will look to replace receivers DeVonta Smith and Jaylen Waddle,...
NFL mock draft 2021: 49ers, Eagles' trades with Dolphins cause shakeup; Cowboys, Broncos benefit

NFL Mock Draft 2021: Complete 7-round edition pairs Patriots, Bears, Washington with new QBs...

The 2021 NFL Draft is a little more than two weeks away. That makes it a great time to deliver Sporting News' seven-round mock draft ahead of when the actual selections are made from April 29...
Justin Fields, Dan Orlovsky, and the never-ending degradation of Black QBs with age-old stereotypes

Justin Fields, Dan Orlovsky, and the never-ending degradation of Black QBs with age-old stereotypes

Dan Orlovsky (inset) and Justin Fields.Illustration: API find myself often being perplexed by the way some things are happening. Currently, one of those situations is the seemingly-inexplicable decrease in draft stock of a quarterback prospect I love, Justin Fields,...
NFL mock draft 2021: Jets, Patriots, Dolphins build on busy free agency; 49ers bet on Mac Jones; Bears miss top QBs

NFL mock draft 2021: Jets, Patriots, Dolphins build on busy free agency; 49ers bet...

With NFL free agency arriving with the new league year, what teams are doing with signings, re-signings, non-signings and releases early are taking their cumulative effect on their 2021 NFL Draft plans. While some team...
Grading how ACC programs have developed QBs

Grading how ACC programs have developed QBs

Player development is always important, as important as recruiting in many ways. So how have Power Five teams been developing quarterbacks in the last decade? Let’s continue with the ACC and hand out some grades. BOSTON COLLEGE Phil Jurkovec (AP Images) Regular...

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