NFL Reactions: Rookie QBs Shine
NFL Reactions: Rookie QBs Shine

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There were a few notable storylines from Sunday's wild slate, but aside from game-by-game hits the most coherent single theme might be the triumphs of the rookie quarterbacks, who aside from Josh Rosen and the cursed Cardinals went 3-0 as Baker Mayfield, Lamar Jackson, and Josh Allen secured big victories, no doubt leaving the latter three fanbases dreaming on the future.

Mayfield was especially dominant, completing 19-of-26 passes for 258 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-20 victory over Cincinnati that wasn't nearly as close as the scoreboard might imply. That one was a proper dismemberment even before they headed into halftime with a 28-7 score, and that it all occurred with his recently fired ex-head coach serving on the other side as a... run defense consultant (???) certainly made it a bit more interesting. Damarious Randall and even Mayfield himself both extended "shade" to Jackson in ways you might have seen in the game highlights on whatever network

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