Kirk Cousins is coming off a third consecutive 4,000-yard season with the Redskins, having passed for 4,093 yards with 27 touchdowns and 13 interceptions. The Vikings gave him a three-year contract that guarantees him $84 million.
In his three years there as a starter in Buffalo, Tyrod Taylor passed for 8,857 yards and 51 touchdowns and also rushed for 1,575 yards and 14 touchdowns. He also won more games (23) than he lost (20).
Big weekend for Michigan State quarterbacks. Brian Lewerke led the Spartans to an upset victory over Penn State, Kirk Cousins led Redskins to an upset victory at Seattle and Drew Stanton led the Cardinals to a victory over San Francisco in his first start of the season.
September will mark the third consecutive year the Texans have opened the season with a new starting quarterback. It was Brian Hoyer in 2015, Brock Osweiler in 2016 and this season rookie DeShaun Watson appears likely to get the call.
Kansas City owner and CEO Clark Hunt explains how he hired Andy Reid and why quarterback Alex Smith is the “perfect” fit for Reid’s team — someone, Hunt believes, could lead the Chiefs to another Super Bowl.
The NFL is a quarterback-driven league and the Broncos have lost the two quarterbacks who combined to win 15 games last season. Peyton Manning won 10 of them but has retired. Brock Osweiler won the other five games filling in for an injured Manning but bolted for the Houston Texans this offseason in free agency.
It’s Overreaction Monday so let’s get started with 15 of them from Sunday: 1. OK, Missouri, show me. Show me why the Chiefs or the Rams have a ghost of a chance of making it to the playoffs … because they don’t. Yeah, I know, it’s only one week, but it’s not too soon to …