6 Quarterbacks Primed to Break Out in 2021
Redraft leagues will have some added pressure this season. The market for quarterbacks has shifted multiple rounds forward forcing us to adjust. And most are moving with the crowd. Twelve quarterbacks are being drafted before the eighth round in redraft mocks with an emphasis on rushing ability. It’s great to see the draft community accept a widely-known “secret”, but it’s made waiting on quarterbacks a tougher sell. As a result, mid and late-round options are getting extra scrutiny.
The group of QB2’s and beyond do offer realistic floors based on their matchup. But we need access to a ceiling. We need our passers to accrue value relative to their ADP. I took a look at the quarterbacks outside of the Top 12 to find six breakout candidates. Injuries and schedules may skew the results, but I’ve highlighted key traits with each to apply to other options in your draft.
Tua Tagovailoa, Dolphins
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