The 2021 NFL Draft noticed loads of quarterbacks going to groups that 12 months.
Of the group of second-year quarterbacks, 5 are clear starters for the 2022 season.
Yet one more quarterback, Trey Lance, may very well be a starter for 2022 as effectively, relying on what the San Francisco 49ers do.
Nevertheless, of those quarterbacks, solely two are dealing with essentially the most stress to win in 2022.
So who’re these quarterbacks and why are they beneath a lot stress this season?
2. Trevor Lawrence
The Jacksonville Jaguars have hit all-time low the final two seasons within the NFL.
Their back-to-back final place end within the NFL standings has harm the workforce.
Nevertheless, they’re hoping Trevor Lawrence can flip issues round after a disappointing first 12 months with the workforce.
However that failure in his first season may very well be blamed on the horrible teaching state of affairs in Jacksonville that season.
City Meyer was a whole prepare wreck as a coach, dragging down the workforce and its gamers.
Anyone neglect City Meyer? They haven’t even put the flames out on that prepare wreck.
— james taylor (@staubyjackson) July 13, 2022
Now, the workforce has a former Tremendous Bowl profitable coach in Doug Pederson on the helm of issues.
With him taking up in Jacksonville, the stress in on Lawrence to enhance on every thing from 2021.
Whereas it might sound unimaginable, with the injury Meyer induced, he should present that he’s nearly as good as he was at Clemson.
If he can’t present what made him so good at Clemson right here in Jacksonville, the stress would possibly break him.
Nevertheless, he at the least has a coach he can depend on and a few weapons on offense.
Enhancements with the offensive line and the signing of Christian Kirk ought to assist Lawrence this season.
However he gained’t flip the workforce into playoff contenders in a single day.
It’ll take time, however at the least issues are entering into the suitable course for him.
1. Mac Jones
The explanation New England Patriots quarterback Mac Jones is beneath stress isn’t for the explanations you’ll suppose.
He’s not in any jeopardy of shedding his job or getting benched in the course of the season.
Nevertheless, some regarding play by him on the finish of the 2021 season might put stress on him.
That stress comes from him doing higher in video games towards groups he ought to simply beat.
His meltdown early towards the Indianapolis Colts would price the workforce an opportunity of getting a better seed within the NFL playoffs.
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Whereas he completed out that sport sturdy, that poor first half didn’t assist the Patriots.
He additionally couldn’t defeat the Buffalo Payments of their second sport of the common season, stopping them from profitable the AFC East.
That sport noticed him go for 145 yards, zero touchdowns, and two interceptions.
His turnovers would price the workforce in a sport their protection would attempt to maintain again the recent Payments offense.
With head coach Invoice Belichick being somebody who hates shedding, Jones could have stress on him to win video games in 2022.
The stress is on due to the enhancements each the Miami Dolphins and Payments made this offseason.
With them hungry to win the AFC East, Jones has stress on him to cease them and maintain New England within the playoffs.