The resets are coming quicker than ever, with the Jets’ decision to trade Darnold immediately after his 3rd time the quickest a group has moved on from a major-five quarterback considering the fact that the Raiders cut 2007 No. 1 overall decide on JaMarcus Russell following his third period in the NFL. But moves like it are happening much more often, with the Cardinals investing away 2018 very first-rounder (No. 10) Josh Rosen following one season in purchase to acquire Kyler Murray to start with overall in 2019.
In all, 4 of the five quarterbacks taken with leading-5 picks from 2016-18 changed teams this offseason. Darnold was a single of three to get traded, joining the major two picks in the 2016 draft: No. 1 selection Goff dealt from the Rams to Detroit for 2009 top decide Stafford, and No. 2 decision Wentz from Philadelphia to Indianapolis. Trubisky, the third all round decide by Chicago in 2017, was signed as a cost-free agent to be a backup in Buffalo to Josh Allen. Only 2018 No. 1 choose Baker Mayfield remains with his authentic workforce as he enters his fourth season with Cleveland.
“It’s really unprecedented, what is taking place with possible franchise guys that are moving,” Rams coach Sean McVay stated.
Later on this thirty day period a number of far more teams will hope they found their franchise man, with Jacksonville, the Jets and San Francisco all anticipated to choose quarterbacks with the first three picks on Aug. 29, a little something that has occurred only 2 times (1971, 1999) in the widespread draft era. Clemson’s Trevor Lawrence is extensively anticipated to go very first to the Jaguars, then Wilson as the doable substitute for Darnold at No. 2.