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The NFL is going out of its way to protect their quarterbacks.
So far this season, NFL quarterbacks have already thrown for more than 300 yards 33 times.
Yet, in spite of this, there are a number of big-name quarterbacks who are struggling.
The Cowboys' Tony Romo has struggled with his decisions, as has Mark Sanchez (pictured) of the Jets.
Chargers quarterback Phillip Rivers has just seven touchdowns while throwing nine interceptions.
Josh Freeman of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers has also struggled with interceptions, throwing 10.
Matt Ryan has thrown eight for the Falcons, and Matt Cassel of the Chiefs has thrown seven.
Starting quarterbacks Kyle Orton, Donovan McNabb, Kerry Collins and Rex Grossman have all been benched. Okay, so those four aren't much of a surprise.
But some quarterbacks are struggling this season. And we didn't expect all of them.