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Finding the right quarterback may have more to do with coaching than you think

Is the problem that the Denver Broncos can’t find an NFL quality starting quarterback? Or is the problem that the NFL coaches are largely too scared to step out and develop one?

Many of us here at have said over the years that the NFL is rife with nepotism in its coaching trees. We’ve also talked about how General Managers in the NFL are risk averse by and large and not willing to see their coaches really innovate or explore except in very specific scenarios (like Arizona this year where you have a college coach bringing his system up as he takes over coaching a pro team).