As the NFL continues its formation into a quarterback-driven league, the pressure is higher than ever on the signal-callers who are responsible for anchoring their respective franchises.
Over the last few months, teams have used their wealth of salary cap space and draft picks to improve the talent around their young leader.
Meanwhile, a few former first-round draft picks still have to prove themselves to their new coaches as the quarterbacks of the future.
Who will be on the hot seat in 2013? Here are a few quarterbacks who will face the pressure this upcoming season.