NFL quarterbacks have arguably the most difficult job in all of professional sports. They live under a microscope and face constant scrutiny, yet fans seem to have zero sympathy and unlimited criticism for them.
It is difficult to imagine two more brilliant and exciting quarterbacks than Russell Wilson (Seattle Seahawks) and Colin Kaepernick (San Francisco 49ers) or two more effortlessly perfect passers and play-callers than Tom Brady (New England Patriots) and Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos).
I don't believe teams would prefer Peyton Manning over RG3 or Andrew Luck, and the Colts proved that by letting Peyton walk because they planned on drafting Luck. But some of the factors are interesting nonetheless.
Denver Broncos' quarterback Tim Tebow, a reliable source of off-the-field controversy, ruffled some feathers this week with comments that he felt that his dream of being a starting NFL QB ''was grabbed back away" by the franchise.
7 on 7's provide student-athletes with a chance to improve their skills, learn new techniques, and in some cases learn about the crucial next steps to have an opportunity to play college football and earn a degree.
There is no way to answer that question with certainty. But if we look at NFL history, it's clear that race matters. And if we look at just the Hall-of-Fame quarterbacks, it also appears that race impacts a player's career.