Now three years down the line, we pretty much know the stars and duds of the 2011 quarterback class,…
Class of 2011 Preseason Analysis: Quarterback
Of the 12 quarterbacks I projected to be drafted, all but Delaware's Pat Devlin were selected during the 2011 draft. Tennessee, Jacksonville and Minnesota swung for the fences in the first round for three players that are either seeking employment elsewhere or on the verge of seeing their roster spot, much less their starting opportunities, all but disappear by the time 2014 training camp concludes. All three of those franchises are regretting playing it safe on draft day, as San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick has proven to be yet another steal for the 49ers. Cincinnati's Andy Dalton is another second-rounder who has emerged as a viable starter, even though he will be on a short leash after 2014 if he does not advance the Bengals further into the playoffs than their recent first-round losses. New England might have held onto its cards too long with Ryan Mallett, as rampant rumors had the 2015 free agent-to-be on his way to Houston via a draft-day trade. With the Pats selecting Eastern...
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