Lamm at Large

The value of backup quarterbacks is about to skyrocket

todayDecember 7, 2023


I’m not a hunter and don’t keep up with what’s in season, but one thing is clear: it’s quarterback season in the NFL.


No matter how many rules the owners put in to protect their most important and expensive asset, more than a half dozen have suffered injuries that have ended their season or caused them to miss a lot of games.


The Jaguars’ Trevor Lawrence is the latest. Others include Bengal QB Joe Burrow, Viking Kirk Cousins, Brown Deshaun Watson and Colt Anthony Richardson.


What more can the owners do? Football is a violent game. Quarterbacks are going to get hit and make some awkward moves. It seems more quarterbacks are injured in the pocket rather than running.


There’s already a shortage of top-line QBs, but one thing is clear: The value of backup quarterbacks is about to skyrocket.

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