We didn't need to wait this long to know Jeff Garcia would be favored to become Tampa Bay's starting quarterback. We should've known it from the moment head coach Jon Gruden started coveting the nine-year veteran during the unrestricted free-agency period.
All you had to understand about Garcia is that he's 37 years old. To skeptics, that age raises the question of whether Garcia is past his prime. To Gruden, it means Garcia is his kind of quarterback.