May God have mercy on their souls.
But in all seriousness, Beck is as unproven as they come, and he's done absolutely nothing thus far into his career that suggests he's going to magically be the next Kurt Warner.
Maybe Mike Shanahan believes in Beck. Maybe Shanahan believes in Beck's ability to fail so the Redskins can take Andrew Luck with the top pick in the 2012 NFL draft.
Or maybe Beck is the first stop before Washington gets serious and actually adds a competent NFL passer. If it decides to go that route, here are five other guys not named John Beck that Washington's security guards may recognize, and could probably do a better job under center.