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Ranking 1st-round rookie QBs after the preseason

The preseason has provided a month’s worth of tape on the first-round quarterbacks selected in this year’s draft. Here’s how we rank those five passers entering the regular season: 5. Josh Rosen Preseason: 16-for-29, 148 yards, 1 TD, 0 INTs If this were a grading system, Rosen would receive an “incomplete” on his paper. We just have not seen enough ...

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Film Room: How teams are maximizing the skills of each 1st-round rookie QB

Evaluating quarterback prospects is a two-fold process for NFL scouting departments. At the outset, scouts are tasked with identifying and grading each player’s individual traits – for example, a strong arm or quick decision-making. Beyond that comes the scheme question, which can be more difficult. NFL coaches and executives must decide if and how a player will be able to ...

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Ranking 1st-round rookie QBs halfway through the preseason

The next wave of NFL quarterbacks is coming, and it’s hitting with sudden impact. Five passers were taken in the first round of this year’s draft and, after two weeks of preseason action, many are looking like they can take over their team’s starting job at some point this year. Here’s how the rookie QBs rank halfway through the preseason: ...

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McCarthy: Kizer would've been 1st-round pick in 2018 class

Green Bay Packers head coach Mike McCarthy provided DeShone Kizer with a vote of confidence Saturday as the sophomore looks to overcome a shaky 2017 season. Kizer was selected in the second round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns and was immediately thrust into the starting line… NFL | theScore

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When will the 1st-round QBs make their pro debuts?

For the first time since 1999, five quarterbacks were selected in the first round when Baker Mayfield, Sam Darnold, Josh Allen, Josh Rosen, and Lamar Jackson each heard their names called to start the 2018 festivities. The futures of the Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Buffalo Bills, Arizona Cardinals, and Baltimore Ravens are pinned on their new passers. But when ...

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1st-round loss would be massive failure for Thunder ahead of big summer

For almost a decade, the Oklahoma City Thunder have been the NBA’s little market that could. While the franchise only has one Finals appearance to show for it, the team that has rolled with the punches of league economics: Trade James Harden, get <a data-in-app-uri="thescore:///nba/players/24302" href="… NBA | theScore

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