The quarterbacking youth movement in the NFL was the league's most captivating storyline in 2012, and it will be next season and beyond.
The legendary and forever linked trio of Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson starred as rookies at the game's most critical position, and dual-threat Colin Kaepernick is starting in the Super Bowl.
Former Indianapolis Colts general manager Bill Polian recently appeared with Marc James on CBS Radio's 610 The Fan and had this to say:
I asked Bill Polian where he would draft Cam Newton Today with RGIII, Luck, Wilson, & Kaepernick, he said: "At the Bottom." #Panthers— MARC JAMES (@marcjames) January 25, 2013
One word: controversy.
Let's rank the youngsters, factoring in their tools, accomplishments and potential.
(Criteria: Must have started a game during the 2012 season. Must be 25 years old or younger. Must have been selected in the 2011 or 2012 NFL draft.)