FOXBOROUGH, MASSACHUSETTS – JANUARY 04: Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots reacts during the the AFC Wild Card Playoff game against the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium on January 04, 2020 in Foxborough, Massachusetts. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)
With that said, once NFL teams find a quarterback who can lead them to the promised land, they do everything in their power to keep that player on the roster until they are past the point of being ‘done’ with their NFL career.
There are obviously exceptions and it’s still very rare for even the greatest of great NFL players to start and finish their careers with just one team, but when teams find ‘the guy’, they do what it takes to keep them around for the majority of their career, at least.
In the past couple of offseasons, there has been some fascinating quarterback movement around the league and, in particular, the 2020 offseason had a lot of really big names on the move.