Fantasy Football 2012: Updated Quarterback Rankings for Week 1

September 8, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

For the first time in more than 60 years, there will be five rookie quarterbacks starting their team's season opener.
From the time they were drafted in late April, it appeared to be a foregone conclusion that Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, the top two picks in the draft, would start from day one for the Colts and Redskins, respectively. Both of these quarterbacks are franchise-changing signal-callers that have been labeled as "can't-miss" prospects and have looked every bit the part in the preseason.
Aside from Luck and RG3, there were two other quarterbacks drafted in the first round: Ryan Tannehill at No. 8 overall to Miami and Brandon Weeden at No. 20 to Cleveland.
Weeden was named the team's starter early in training camp. On the other hand, Tannehill started training camp at No. 3 on the depth chart. After a David Garrard knee injury, Tannehill leapfrogged Matt Moore to earn the team's starting job. Tannehill had built-in familiarity with the Dolphins new offe...

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