Young, Campbell making deep impact

This season has been marked by the emergence of several talented first-year starting quarterbacks, writes KC Joyner.

Originally Published: December 6, 2006
By KC Joyner | ESPN Insider
At the beginning of the season, many people were lamenting the dearth of young talent at the quarterback position. With the numerous lineup changes made the past few weeks, however, a number of first-year starting quarterbacks have emerged. I did a metric analysis on four of the most successful new quarterbacks to find out just how good they really are.

To get a good sense of how much Romo has improved the Cowboys' passing game, compare his metrics with Drew Bledsoe's (keep in mind that my metrics are slightly different than the official statistics because I cut out throwaways and spike pass plays):