The Lions had their fair share of remarkable quarterbacks set up across from them in 2014. From Aaron Rodgers to Cam Newton to Tony Romo. 2015 will be no different in that regard.
What will be different in 2015, is that the Lions will face a young group of quarterbacks with only a small handful being over the age of 30. The Lions could potentially take advantage of this situation. It could also wind up being break out seasons for these young guys.
Dec 28, 2014; Denver, CO, USA; Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr (4) prepares to pass against the Denver Broncos in the fourth quarter at Sports Authority Field at Mile High. The Broncos defeated the Raiders 47-14. Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports
Here are some quick facts about the quarterbacks the Lions will face in 2015.In 2015 the Lions will face four Super Bowl winning quarterbacks. If that were not enough, the Lions will face two NFL MVP’s, nine Pro Bowl quarterbacks, two of five quarterbacks to reach the 5,000 yard club, 2014’s Rookie of the year, and one 2014 Pepsi rookie of the week.
That’s quite the group at first glance. Today we are going to take a look at each quarterback the Lions will play in 2015 and rank them in order of their threat to the Lions return to the playoffs.
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