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The downside to quick QB hooks

Rash early-season decisions can lead to long-term dysfunction at most vital position

Originally Published: September 22, 2010
By Ross Tucker | ESPN.com

Vince Young got the hook in Tennessee. So did Jason Campbell in Oakland. Matt Moore was yanked on Sunday, as well, and the Carolina Panthers have already said they are going to start rookie Jimmy Clausen in Week 3.

Replacing a quarterback midway through a game is something NFL head coaches cannot and should not take lightly because of the implications it can and often does have for the rest of the season. Several coaches failed to realize that this past weekend.

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