Dynasty Quarterbacks 1-5

Hey Gang,

I have to admit this blogging thing has been a challenge, mainly because I don’t consider myself an expert with the rookies. I don’t watch the college game and honestly prefer to devote my limited football free time to the pros.

Due to this fact, I’ve found myself struggling to come up with pithy, insightful topics to blog with. But what the heck, there’s a lot more to dynasty than just rookies, so why not share my thoughts on the various players using The Guru’s own rankings?

I’m sure I’ll come up with my own rankings down the road, although I can’t imagine Hansen and I diverging on opinion too much since we’re usually in lock step most of the time.

At any rate, here’s your Barber’s thumnbnail thoughts on The Guru’s 1-5 Quarterback rankings.

1. Carson Palmer, Cin (27) – Well, well. The first player out of the box and I’m already breaking ranks with the boss! Not really, but given the choice of Palmer or Manning I would probably take Manning becasue Peyton has been money for so long and Palmer’s past knee injury.

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Green helps Brown

I still haven’t gotten over the trauma of being very high on Trent Green the last time he went to a new team, back in 2001 and the Chiefs. That year, we ranked him way too high and were too optimistic – but he at least earned himself four Pro Bowl appearances since that ugly season. The point is Trent Green is a very good NFL QB. He’s not an overwhelming physical talent, but he can throw the ball well. Most importantly, he has a very good feel for the position. Green can process information quickly, and the ball comes out. He will not let his receivers down.

No one is going to have any delusions about the Miami offense shocking this year, but a surprisingly productive season is definitely possible. Green is familiar with Cam Cameron’s offense – it’s the same offense Green ran in Washington with Norv Turner and Cameron – and there are enough weapons around him to get things done. Their great O-Line coach Hudson Houck needs to whip their line into shape. That’s the key. If Houck’s line can give Green protection, he can still pick apart a defense. If Green’s constantly facing pressure, then [...]

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