The Resource Blitzed : why NFL teams gamble on starting rookie quarterbacks, (electronic resource)

Blitzed : why NFL teams gamble on starting rookie quarterbacks, (electronic resource)

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Blitzed : why NFL teams gamble on starting rookie quarterbacks
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why NFL teams gamble on starting rookie quarterbacks
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eng
Summary
In today's NFL, every team has a "win now" mentality. There's no time for rebuilding or down years. You need to compete each and every day, or else you're out; and that goes for the players, coaches, and front office. You either win today or you're gone tomorrow. Because of this trend, struggling teams have forgone the training of old and slowly building from the ground up for the immediate payoff. And when it comes to gaining the interest of the fans and media, there's one go-to decision for every struggling team: the rookie quarterback. Blitzed is an in-depth study as to the reason why teams choose to hand the keys of their franchise over to an unproven rookie. But there are multiple layers as to the odds of success for these athletes. While much has to do with their mental and physical toughness, the coaching, front office, and state of an organization all play a crucial role. In the last two NFL drafts, quarterbacks have been taken as the first two picks (Jameis Winston and Marcus Mariota in 2015; Jared Goff and Carson Wentz in 2016). The face of the franchise can't grow a beard, but is expected to lead his team on the gridiron. Covering the history of this trend with a running timeline of the 2016 NFL season and top draft picks Goff and Wentz, as well as interviews with numerous current and former quarterbacks, coaches, and executives, distinguished journalist Thomas George breaks down how teams decide on starting a rookie quarterback and why the chances of an immediate payoff are such a mixed bag
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Midwest
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George, Thomas
Dewey number
796.332
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Moon, Warren
  • Dungy, Tony
  • hoopla digital
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  • Quarterbacks (Football)
  • Rookie football players
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Blitzed : why NFL teams gamble on starting rookie quarterbacks, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945984
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multicolored
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txt
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rdacontent
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MWT11945984
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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rdamedia
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MWT11945984
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11945984
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Label
Blitzed : why NFL teams gamble on starting rookie quarterbacks, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11945984
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
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rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
MWT11945984
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11945984
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11945984
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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