Fearless QB Competition Predictions

Some predictions about some still-unresolved quarterback competitions around the league:

Atlanta: The Falcons decide to give the job to prized rookie Matt Ryan. Why waste your time with Chris Redman, Joey Harrington or D.J. Shockley getting playing time that could aid Ryan's development?

Baltimore: Troy Smith gets the early-season starting nod and then gives way to Joe Flacco by midseason. The new coaching staff didn't draft Kyle Boller but inherited him. Thus, it feels no obligation to give him another chance to prove he's not a first-round bust.

San Francisco: All signs currently point to journeyman J.T. O'Sullivan getting the job over Alex Smith and Shaun Hill. But it says here, based on nothing more than an inkling, that it's too soon to give up on a top overall draft pick and the 49ers still will hand the job to Smith.

By Mark Maske |  August 20, 2008; 12:58 PM ET  | Category:  49ers , Falcons , Ravens
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Troy Smith is terrible.
Ravens are in for a bad few years. Team is aging and doesnt have many pieces.

Posted by: Jim Harbaugh | August 20, 2008 1:16 PM

I didn't say it was a good solution, just a solution.

Posted by: Mark Maske | August 20, 2008 1:52 PM

I agree Mark. I agree

Posted by: Jim Harbaugh | August 20, 2008 3:09 PM

Hey, I'm a advid or rabid Redskins fan. But I don't think Jason Campbell can lead this team to the next level. Even though he's a rookie, I'll put my money on Colt Brennan unseating all the QB'S ahead of him. He put's me in the mind of a Brett Favre type with the toughness, his ability to move around in the pocket and also his way of gambling when he does release the ball. He knows, I believe, that when he let's that ball go, on the other end his receivers has to make a play on the ball. So, his confidence isn't only in himself, he seems to have tremendous confidence in his receivers.

Posted by: Dearyl Webb | August 21, 2008 12:43 PM

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