Kansas Metropolis’s Patrick Mahomes is off to a record-breaking begin in his first 12 months because the Chiefs’ starter and his second 12 months within the NFL. It appears like he’ll be part of an elite group of big-name quarterbacks who additionally had monster second seasons, a lot of whom had slightly quiet rookie seasons.

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Let’s break down these QBs.

1. Dan Marino, 1984

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Marino went 7-2 as a starter in his rookie 12 months after not beginning off the season because the crew’s No. 1 man. The Corridor of Famer began all 16 video games in his second season, which was one for the ages as he led the league in passing with 5,084 yards and in addition in TD passes with 48, which was a brand new NFL document on the time. The Dolphins went 14-2 however misplaced Joe Montana and the 49ers within the Tremendous Bowl.

2. Tom Brady, 2001

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Brady threw simply three passes in his rookie season and it regarded early on in 2001 that he’d be fortunate to match that in his second season. However then Drew Bledsoe suffered a brutal damage towards the Jets in Week 2 and the remaining is historical past. Brady went 11-Three within the common season after which led the Patriots to a stunning upset win over the Rams within the Tremendous Bowl. Brady completed the yearhitting 63.9 of his passes for two,843 yards, 18 TDs, and 12 INTs in what was simply the beginning of issues to come back for the best QB to ever play the sport.

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3. Kurt Warner, 1999

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Warner appeared in only one recreation in his rookie season however boy did he make a distinction in his second season, because the then 28-year-old led the Rams to a 13-Three document and a Tremendous Bowl victory over the Titans. He led the league with 41 TD passes and threw for 4,353 yards whereas main the explosive Rams crew referred to as, “The Best Present on Turf.” Oh, and he was named MVP of each the NFL and Tremendous Bowl.

4. Peyton Manning, 1999

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Manning, one the best to ever play the place, went 3-13 in his rookie season. He flipped that in his second season, going 13-Three and throwing for 4,135 yards and 26 TDs. The Colts, nonetheless, misplaced their first playoff recreation.

5. Ben Roethlisberger, 2005

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Large Ben went 9-Three as a starter in 2005 and led the Steelers to the Tremendous Bowl, the place they beat the Seahawks in Detroit.

6. Carson Wentz, 2017

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After going 7-9 in his rookie 12 months, Wentz broke out in his second 12 months, going 11-2 earlier than struggling a season-ending knee damage towards the Rams. He threw for 3,296 yards, 33 TDs (after simply 16 in his rookie 12 months), and simply seven interceptions in what was trying like a MVP-type season… earlier than the damage occurred. The Eagles, in fact, went on to win the Tremendous Bowl with Nick Foles below heart however Wentz was a giant cause why they acquired there.

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7. Jared Goff, 2017

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Goff began seven video games in his rookie 12 months… and misplaced all seven of them. Issues modified fairly a bit in his second 12 months as he went 11-Four as a starter and led the Rams to the NFC West title. He threw for 3,804, 28 TDs, with simply seven INTs, and was named to the Professional Bowl.

8. Colin Kaepernick, 2012

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Kaepernick took over for an injured Alex Smith halfway via the season and went 5-2 as a starter earlier than main the 49ers to the Tremendous Bowl, the place they’d an opportunity within the closing minutes to win the sport. He threw for 1,814 yards and 10 TDs (with simply Three INTs) in these seven video games and in addition rushed for 415 yards and 5 TDs.

9. Daunte Culpepper, 2000

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After enjoying in only one recreation in his rookie 12 months, Culpepper grew to become the starter in Minnesota in 2000 and led the Vikings to a 11-5 document and a visit to the NFC title recreation. He led the league in TD passes with 33 and had 3,937 yards passing. He additionally had 470 yards speeding with seven TDs.

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10. Bernie Kosar, 1996

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After beginning 10 video games and going 4-6 in his rookie season, Kosar turned it up in his second 12 months, main the Browns to a 12-Four document and a visit to the AFC Championship Sport the place they got here oh-so-close to beating the Broncos. Kosar threw for 3,854 yards, 17 TD, and 10 INTs.

Jeff Garcia, 2000

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After going 2-Eight as a starter in his rookie 12 months, Garcia began all 16 video games in 2000 and threw for 4,278 yards, 31 TDs, and 10 INTs. He additionally rushed for 414 yards and 4 TDs. The 49ers went 6-10 that 12 months however they’d have been a lot worse with out Garcia below heart.


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