Well, the NFL draft is in the books now, and that means the next question is when these kids are actually going to play. We'll go through the quarterbacks here today, we're going to move front to back.
The Green Bay Packers took Utah state quarterback Jordan love with the twenty sixth overall pick. They were the only team to trade up for a quarterback in the first round, but I wouldn't expect to see him out there on the game field anytime soon. The Packers, of course, have Aaron Rodgers on the roster. In addition to that, Love was the one quarterback of the four to go in the first round that scouts said need significant time to develop on the bench. He'll be afforded that in Green Bay with Rodgers on board.
At 6th overall, the Chargers took Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert. I spoke to Anthony Lynn, the head coach of the Chargers, about this over the weekend. He said that Tyrod Taylor has earned the chance to take the first snap at training camp, but that does not mean that they will not allow Herbert to compete for the job. So look for Tyrod Taylor to be working with the first team in the summer, and Justin Herbert, given the chance with the second team, to catch up with Taylor and try to win the job for week one.
Fifth overall, of course, the Dolphins took Tua Tagovailoa, and a lot of this is going to be injury related; where is he coming off of his hip? How does he feel physically? They have Ryan Fitzpatrick, who they were able to compete with last year. They have an option as a starter if Tua isn't ready to go or if they wanted to give him a little bit more time.
So if you ask me to rank most likely to least likely quarterbacks to start week 1, I go Burrow number one, Herbert number two, Tagovailoa number three, and Jordan Love number four.