Fives Teams With Big Questions at Quarterback
The quarterback position remains a question mark. Pictured: #16 Matt Cassell, #5 Tyrod Taylor, #3 EJ Manuel (Photo Credit: BuffaloBills.com)
There is nothing like a quarterback battle to kick off training camp. It brings out the best in players. The repetitions, the rivalry, the competition. There are five teams with interesting story lines surrounding the quarterback position. Two teams have battles going on, while the other three have signal callers on the hot seat.
The Buffalo Bills and Houston Texans have battles going on right now. Rex Ryan has gone as far as to not name an opening week starter until the game, while the Texans have two QBs who will most likely not be a starter for the long term. Of all the QB situations, the Bills may have the best situation for success. All you need to do is look at the playmakers around the position including the additions of LeSean McCoy, Percy Harvin, and Charles Clay. Whoever has the reins for Week 1 against the Indianapolis Colts will have one simple task: manage the game and limit turnovers. Many believe Matt Cassel has the fast track lead to be the starter as the 33 year old is the perfect fit for the Bills current situation. Opposing defenses will know what they are going up against, as Cassel will not surprise anyone with his arm strength or accuracy. With new offensive coordinator, Greg Roman, look for the Bills to bring a rush heavy attack. While EJ Manuel may be more athletic, he is prone to mistakes, and Tyrod Taylor is more of an unknown at this time.
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