The Next Matt Schaub?

I spent most of today updating our keeper rankings on the site, taking into account all the free agent and player movement activity. It’s an extremely tedious and time-consuming process, especially when there’s significant movement, but that’s not really my point here today.

One of my points is how the QB position in dire straights. It’s bad out there. There are still roughly 15 good players at the position, but that means more than half the teams in the league have a shaky option – or a terrible one. And forget about young prospects; they don’t really exist. I’m sure the proliferation of spread/shotgun offenses in college have something to do with this, but there’s also an odd dearth in prototypical passers out there lately (which is exactly why everyone should be looking out for John Skelton out of Fordham, since he’s a physically impressive QB whose size and arm strength compare to Joe Flacco’s).

Despite never throwing an NFL pass in a real game, Charger QB Charlie Whitehurst is getting a lot of attention as a Restricted Free Agent this spring

But back to the point: it’s a wasteland out there at the position, and that’s exactly why, all of a [...]

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