How Broncos quarterbacks fared in their second year in the NFL

Six quarterbacks in Broncos history have started at least five games as second-year players. Drew Lock is expected to become the seventh this year. A look at how they’ve fared (in chronological order):

Player (Year)
Record
C-A-Yards
TD-INT
Rating

Steve Ramsey (1971)
2-3
 84-178-1,120
5-13
46.6

Comment: Started 31 games over six years, including 7-5 record in 1976.

John Elway (1984)
12-2
214-380-2,598
18-15
76.8

Comment: Only one 300-yard passing game. Two TD, two INT in playoff loss to Pittsburgh.

Brian Griese (1999)
4-9
261-452-3,032
14-14
75.6

Comment: First QB of Post Elway Era. Posted 26-24 record for Broncos (71 TD, 53 INT).

Jay Cutler (2007)
7-9
297-467-3,497
20-14
88.1

Comment: Like Lock, started final five games of rookie year. Had 17-20 record for Broncos.

Tim Tebow (2011)
7-4
126-271-1,729
12-6
72.9

Comment: Beat Pittsburgh in playoffs with OT TD pass. Traded to Jets in 2012 offseason.

Trevor Siemian (2016)
8-6
298-486-3,401
18-10
84.6

Comment: First QB of Post Peyton Era. Started 24 games in 2016-17 (13-11 record).

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Source:: The Denver Post – Sports

      

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