Barnwell’s rookie QB report cards: All the good, bad and ugly

Barnwell’s rookie QB report cards: All the good, bad and ugly

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8:30 AM ETBill BarnwellESPN Staff Writer CloseBill Barnwell is a staff writer for ESPN.com.I'm going to give a progress report on the five quarterbacks who were taken in the first round of the 2018 NFL draft.
Sam Darnold was the only one of the bunch to begin the season in the starting lineup, but four of the five passers had been handed their jobs before the calendar turned to October. The Ravens held out with Lamar Jackson in a specialized role, but once Joe Flacco injured his hip, Baltimore handed Jackson a temporary job that was declared to be permanent on Wednesday.
I've been watching these quarterbacks all year, but in writing this, I re-watched each of their past two starts closely to get a sense of how they're progressing. There will be numbers, of course, and I've written about several of these passers at other points earlier in the season.
If you're looking for me to make a declaration about which of these guys is going to fail and who is actually goi..