Scouts crave opportunities like this to compare players on an apples-to-apples level; it is among the reasons why the Senior Bowl practices (and those in other all-star games) and the workouts at the Combine are so valued. "Vince Young against Matt Leinart in the 2006 Rose Bowl was close," one 20+ year talent evaluator said, "but this game is even bigger."
NFLDraftScout.com publisher Frank Cooney shares detailed analysis of all quarterbacks drafted this century, where they are now and what might become of the oddball class of 2014 which -- depending on whose voice you trust -- could be special or so-so.
Buffalo named Jeff Tuel as its starting QB for the opener against the Patriots, should EJ Manuel be unable to play. Tuel's inefficient play Saturday night against the Redskins provides little reason to be optimistic.