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  1. Blake Bortles, rookie QBs struggle against blitz

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It's generally accepted that when facing a rookie quarterback it's best to pressure them as much as possible to rattle them and force mistakes. Turns out that's true. The top three rookie quarterbacks this season -- Jackso...

    Blog | October 27, 2014
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  3. Second start better than first for Jags rookie QBs

    Michael DiRocco

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- When it comes to Jacksonville Jaguars rookie quarterbacks, it seems things are better the second time around. Blake Bortles' loss to the San Diego Chargers last Sunday made it a clean sweep for Jaguars rookie quarterbacks in ...

    Blog | October 02, 2014
  4. Aaron Rodgers says Teddy Bridgewater, other rookie QBs 'more prep...

    Ben Goessling

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. -- The three-year apprenticeship Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers served before taking over the starting job from Brett Favre -- and the tumultuous circumstances in which Rodgers eventually succeeded Favre -- is a key p...

    Blog | September 30, 2014
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  6. Mike & Mike on ESPN Radio: Too Much to Bear

    • ESPN NFL analyst Ron Jaworski discusses Geno Smith's performance against the Bears, Jay Cutler's abilities, preparing rookie QBs to start and Russell Wilson's development. Jaworski • senior writer Don Van Natta covers when t...

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2014
  7. NFL - Decision to start or sit first-round quarterbacks can make ...

    Michael DiRocco

    The decision whether to start or sit first-round rookie quarterbacks can make or break teams, coaches and GMs, Michael DiRocco writes.

    Story | Conversation | August 14, 2014
  8. Browns' Johnny Manziel, Jaguars' Blake Bortles, Vikings' Teddy Br...

    Dan Graziano

    The Jaguars, Browns and Vikings felt the need to invest in Blake Bortles, Johnny Manziel and Teddy Bridgewater, so they should let their rookie quarterbacks play, writes Dan Graziano.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2014
  9. First round rookie QBs not backups long

    Jason Vida, ESPN Stats & Information

    The three quarterbacks picked in the first round of the draft have already encountered obstacles that could threaten their playing time as rookies. The Jaguars have repeatedly claimed that the plan is for Blake Bortles to sit in 2014. Browns owne...

    Blog | June 06, 2014
  10. RTC: Rookie QBs playing sometimes works

    Michael DiRocco

    Jaguars GM David Caldwell and coach Gus Bradley have been consistent about their plan for whatever quarterback they draft next month. They're not getting on the field right away. Caldwell and Bradley want the young quarterback to learn the offe...

    Blog | April 22, 2014
  11. Steelers D tough on rookie QBs

    ESPN Stats & Information

    Mitchell Leff/Getty ImagesThe Steelers defense has been tough on rookie quarterbacks.When the Buffalo Bills face the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, they will likely start one of two rookie quarterbacks, EJ Manuel or Jeff Tuel. The Steelers defense...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  12. Ravens typically beat up rookie QBs

    OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens play their first game of the year against a read-option quarterback when they face the Buffalo Bills' EJ Manuel on Sunday. The defending Super Bowl champions also get their first shot at a rookie quarterback,...

    Blog | September 27, 2013
  13. NFL Nation Buzz: Buffalo Bills staff

    ESPN Buffalo Bills reporter Mike Rodak previews Sunday's matchup of two rookie QBs: EJ Manuel and Geno Smith....

    Blog | September 18, 2013
  14. Marrone fills veteran role to rookie QBs

    Mike Rodak

    Early in his tenure as Buffalo Bills head coach, Doug Marrone appears unafraid of making history. He is set to enter the regular season with just two quarterbacks -- both rookies in Jeff Tuel and EJ Manuel -- on his active roster, something no tea...

    Blog | September 03, 2013
  15. Bills making history with two rookie QBs

    Mike Rodak

    The Buffalo Bills are set to carry just two quarterbacks into their season opener against the New England Patriots. And they're both rookies. With just EJ Manuel (first round) and Jeff Tuel (undrafted) on their 53-man roster, the Bills would be...

    Blog | September 02, 2013
  16. Revisiting Gruden chats with rookie QBs

    Bill Williamson

    One of the more interesting aspects of training camp in the AFC West this summer will be watching the progess of the rookie quarterbacks. Every team added a quarterback. Oakland took Arkansas' Tyler Wilson in the fourth round. San Diego took South...

    Blog | May 09, 2013
  17. Chiefs aren't sold on rookie QBs

    Bill Williamson

    If the Kansas City Chiefs are going to use the No. 1 overall pick on a quarterback, that player better start impressing the team. So far, it hasn't happened. There have long been indications the Chiefs are leaning toward finding their new starting...

    Blog | February 17, 2013
  18. Rookie QBs get the memo

    Bill Williamson

    It appears the 2013 rookie quarterback class has become a buyer's market. Thus, none of the incoming rookies believe they are in a position of strength as the draft evaluation process begins in earnest. There have been reports in the past two d...

    Blog | February 12, 2013