Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson has the potential to be the No. 1 choice in the 2017 NFL Draft, according to an NFL quarterbacks coach who was especially impressed with the Watson's performance against Alabama in the College Football Playoff title game Monday night.
Who is the best starting quarterback in the NFL? What makes an elite quarterback? Most NFL fans know the answer to the first question. The second question, however, is the source of endless talking head debates. After Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers, nobody is necessarily safe depending on who you ask.
Kizer got a chance to start at quarterback for Notre Dame as a redshirt freshman in 2015 when Malik Zaire had surgery on a broken ankle to end his season. The big-bodied, athletic passer played well given his lack of experience, completing 63 percent of his passes for 2,884 yards and 21 touchdowns.
Brian Hoyer’s time in Houston. In 2015, Hoyer played for the Houston Texans. In 11 games with nine starts, Hoyer threw for 2,606 yards with 19 touchdowns and only seven interceptions. He completed 60.7 percent of his passes and had a 91.4 quarterback rating.
Carson Palmer passes Warren Moon with TD pass, moves into 12th all-time passing TDs Published: Oct. 15, 2017 at 04:51 p.m. Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer passes quarterback Warren Moon with a 14-yard TD pass to tight end Troy Niklas and this moves Palmer into 12th all-time in passing touchdowns.
At time of publication, no quarterback has thrown more touchdowns in the 2017 NFL season than Trevor Siemian, and no quarterback is tied with Trevor Siemian. He has a rushing touchdown, too, and perhaps most importantly, his Broncos are 2-0. This is shocking to me, as a person who watched Siemian play college football at Northwestern.
Stafford's fellow quarterbacks bring in top dollar as well. Oakland Raiders' Derek Carr signed a five-year, $125 million deal over the summer. Using data from Sportrac, CNBC Make It found the 20 highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL right now, ranked by average annual salary for the 2017-2018 season.
Eli Manning #10 against the Philadelphia Eagles on September 24, 2017 at Lincoln Financial Field. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images) On Sunday, even though Eli Manning threw for 366 yards and 3 touchdowns, the New York Giants fell to the Philadelphia Eagles, 27-24, remaining winless.
Taylor would make plenty of teams better. Buffalo has until the third day of the league year to exercise the $15.5 bonus in Taylor's contract, so there is time to assess the market. If the Bills strike out on a possible trade, Taylor could fit in the category below as a candidate for release.
Notable comments from around the league about quarterback Philip Rivers: “(I‘ve) always admired Philip and he's a great passer of the ball. I think he does a great job of finding the receivers, the tight ends, he spreads it around. He's got a lot of confidence back there. He's really not fazed by much. He has kind of seen everything.
Jameis Winston, Tampa Bay Buccaneers Everything is pointing to this being the year that Jameis Winston sprouts wings and flies to the upper echelon of fantasy QB stardom. In his first two seasons in the league, Winston has displayed a mixture of fearlessness and recklessness normally reserved for intergalactic bounty hunters.
Quarterback Matthew Stafford currently has the Lions over a contractual barrel. Whether he receives another huge contract or goes year-to-year and makes more than $100 million from 2018 through 2020 obscures the question of how good he really is, in comparison to other quarterbacks.
Kirk Cousins has a case to be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL by Neil Greenberg November 28, 2017 Email the author Since becoming Washington’s starting quarterback in 2015, Kirk Cousins has completed 1,034 of 1,525 attempts for 12,121 yards, 73 touchdowns and 29 interceptions.