How to Determine If Your Team Has a Franchise Quarterback

April 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

"If you don't have one, take one."
For years, when NFL draft and scouting circles have talked about quarterbacks, that's what they've said. Now, more than ever in the history of the NFL, your team can only be a consistent winner if you have a franchise quarterback to build around.
But how can you tell if your team has one?
They come in different shapes and sizes, with different strengths and weaknesses—but a quarterback a team can truly be built around always has a few defining qualities.
With the NFL draft nearly upon us, it's time for every NFL team to take stock and see if it "has one" or if it needs to take one.
Performance Under Pressure
In today's NFL, defenses are dealing with ever-more aggressive passing offenses by counterattacking. Instead of trying to cover every option, defenses are beefing up defensive lines and sending blitzers up every gap.
A franchise quarterback—the kind that will be successful year after year&...

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