The list of free-agent quarterbacks who could step into starting roles in 2011 is slim, to say the least.
As you scroll through the names, only a handful stand out as strong possibilities—Matt Hasselbeck, Marc Bulger, Kerry Collins and Alex Smith—while others, like Matt Leinart and Seneca Wallace, might be worth a look for a few teams.
For some of these QBs, their best-case scenario is to stay put. For others, a change of scenery is a chance to revive a career.
Let's look at four veteran players who can start immediately.