It hasn't taken long for the quarterback position to be thrust into the spotlight. Poor Week 1 performances by Denver's Jake Plummer and Dallas' Drew Bledsoe led to speculation that the two veteran signal callers might be sent to the bench.
The quarterback is the leader, the man who runs the show. So when things go poorly, he is obviously the person who takes the brunt of the blame.
Quarterback changes are always difficult. That is why the old saying goes, "the most popular player on the team is the backup quarterback." A lot of times he is the most popular player until he actually comes into the game.
Let's look at two situations that have been talked about this past week.