Sure, you can throw a baby bird out the nest and hope it survives on its own, but it all depends on the kind of bird you are throwing out there – everyone reacts differently to different situations.
If that bird is Andrew Luck or Russell Wilson, two incredibly mature and NFL ready players, then you’re in luck.
If that bird is E.J. Manuel or Blaine Gabbert, then good luck.
The New York Giants drafted quarterback Davis Webb to be Eli Manning’s successor once the veteran quarterback decides to call it quits on a Hall of Fame career.
Although Webb likely won’t be the starter for at least another year or two, the Giants are already putting him in an unfavorable situation.
Unlike Webb’s future division rival, Dak Prescott, Manning’s successor will step into a Giants offense that could have one of the league’s worst offensive lines.
According to Pro Football Focus, Dallas had the league’s second-best offensive line last season to go along with an elite running back, an elite wide receiver, and a Hall of Fame tight end.
You couldn’t have put a rookie quarterback in a better situation if you tried (unless, like, Bill Belichick was his coach or something).
The Cleveland Browns are trying their best to copy the same philosophy, as they are beginning to build an offensive line that could possibly be better than what Dallas has to offer for their rookie quarterback, DeShone Kizer.
Cleveland added Kevin Zeitler and J.C. Tretter this offseason to along with Joe Thomas and Joel Bitonio which is a group that, if completely healthy, is straight up nasty.
The same goes for…
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