Pool of quality QBs extremely shallow

Originally Published: May 27, 2008
By Mike Sando | ESPN.com

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady will go down in NFL history as two of the greatest quarterbacks the league has ever known.

If only the NFL had a few more of them to spread around.

The league has expanded faster than the supply of elite or even competent quarterbacks.

The first quarterback drafted in 1987 (Vinny Testaverde) started more games last season (6) than the first quarterback drafted in 2007 (JaMarcus Russell) (1).

In all, an NFL-record ...

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