There's no such thing as grooming a high draft pick quarterback in the NFL these days. For most of them, it's out of the frying pan that was college ball and into the fire that is the professionals.
This year, five rookies have been thrust into starting roles from game one by their NFL teams _ a league record for freshman signal-callers. This on the heels of four last season.
Forget dipping your toes into the water before getting wet, it's right into the deep end for many highly rated first-year quarterbacks.