When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck looks across the line of scrimmage and sees Miami Dolphins defensive end Dion Jordan ready to come after him, he may get a feeling of déjà vu.
When Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck drops back to pass against the Miami Dolphins on Sunday, he may be looking at a defensive alignment designed specifically to get the most out of the dazzling athleticism many of the lineman possess.
They were the “other” rookie quarterbacks last season. Maybe it’s Brandon Weeden and Ryan Tannehill’s turn to shine.
Having an elite signal-caller who can win you the game in crunch time is essential for any NFL franchise.
Last year, quarterbacks were the dominant theme heading into the NFL Draft with Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin, III leading the way. This year, it’s entirely possible a quarterback may not get drafted in the top 10 picks thanks to recent quarterback movements.
The Miami Dolphins victory on Sunday was a hollow one because the team was eliminated from the playoffs. But, the game was also an audition of sorts for left tackle Jonathan Martin and running back Reggie Bush.
Indianapolis’ Andrew Luck broke the NFL’s single-game rookie record by throwing for 433 yards in leading the Colts past Miami Dolphins 23-20 on Sunday.
With rookie quarterbacks and first-year coaches, the Indianapolis Colts and Miami Dolphins were thought to be two of the NFL’s bigger rebuilding projects.
If Ryan Tannehill is able to play this weekend, it will be a battle between two talented rookie quarterbacks when the Dolphins hit the road to take on the Colts.
A lot is expected of a top-10 draft pick, no matter their position. See who will do what once the season kicks off.