Here’s Where Some NFL Quarterbacks Stand
First of all, the most recent game from Monday night saw Robert Griffin III throw a go-ahead touchdown pass to Pierre Garcon in the fourth quarter of the Redskins’ 17-16 win over the Giants. Griffin ran five times for 72 yards to break Cam Newton’s NFL record for a rookie quarterback. He also was 13-of-21 for 163 yards as the Redskins improved to 6-6.
Meanwhile, here’s the story on a back-up quarterback that recently moved up to first string. San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh says that Colin Kaepernick will remain the team’s starting quarterback for the upcoming game against Miami despite an overtime loss to the Rams on Sunday.
And Eagles coach Andy Reid said Nick Foles will remain the starter for the rest of the season, even when Michael Vick returns from a concussion. The Eagles have lost eight straight games, a strong factor in Reid’s decision.
And finally, a look at our ‘Vikes’. Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he’s sticking with Christian Ponder as the team’s starting quarterback. Frazier says he thinks it’s important to have an established number 1 quarterback. Despite Ponder’s poor play on Sunday, Frazier says he never considered putting backup Joe Webb in the game.
A day after benching Mark Sanchez in favor of third-stringer Greg McElroy in an ugly 7-6 win over Arizona, Jets coach Rex Ryan is undecided on his starting quarterback for Sunday’s game at Jacksonville. Ryan says he wants to consult with his coaching staff and expects to decide who’ll start against the Jaguars by the time the team practices Wednesday.