The Wally Pipp story is more overblown than the cropped wallpaper of Jennifer Lopez on my laptop. It is a story that has been written and rewritten countless times in the history of the professional sports world. For those of you who have joined the doomsday conspirators in the mountains of Utah, let me give you a rundown of what this story entails.
Player A performed up to expectations, but the sports gods failed to heed his call towards ultimate health. Meanwhile, a lesser-known individual steps right up and outperforms his predecessor, taking the job completely away from the original starter.
While we haven't seen this a great deal in recent NFL history, it is definitely part of the game. Trent Green, anyone?
Today's article is going to focus on seven backups that are going to make it extremely hard for the original starter to earn their job back.
Lets take a gander, shall we?