Which fresh face offers best hope?

Four -- or maybe five -- teams will rely on rookie quarterbacks in Week 1

Originally Published: August 25, 2012
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

There is no doubt that the National Football League has evolved into a passing league. If you don't have an upper-echelon quarterback named Manning, Brady, Brees, Rodgers or Roethlisberger, you haven't won a Super Bowl in the past nine seasons. Quarterback play is essential to success.

But there also is no doubt that the NFL is getting younger at the most important position. As many as five rookies could start at quarterback when the season opens. According to the Elias Sports Bureau, ...

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