NFL quarterbacks don't wait to start anymore
Start spreading the news: College football is producing instant NFL starters at a faster rate than ever before.
Five rookies are projected to start at quarterback on this opening weekend, most ever. Five more starting quarterbacks are in their second year. That's nearly one-third of the league's starters who played college football in the past 14 months.
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