Both QBs Drafted in First Round of 2007 Draft Now in AFC West

March 14, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

ESPN's Adam Schefter is reporting that Brady Quinn is on his way to Denver.
In 2007, JaMarcus Russell and Quinn were on top of the world. Both quarterbacks were projected first-round draft picks, and were looking to get paid.
Russell was drafted first by the Oakland Raiders, a franchise that had gone four consecutive years of losing 11 games or more.
Quinn wasn't as fortunate, his name wasn't called as quickly as he and many other members of the media expected. Finally his hometown team, who already passed on him once to draft tackle Joe Thomas, traded up to draft their QB of the future.
Both players finally had an idea of where their NFL careers would begin. Now flash forward to 2010.
Russell and Quinn have traveled on a bumpy road to start their careers. Both players have fallen out of favor with their coaches and home crowds.
Russell's work ethic is always in question, and his play on the field has not been consistent.
Brady backed up Derek Anderso...

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