Each week of NFL games always provides plenty to excitedly look forward to, and Week 6 is no different. We'll see a young quarterback making his first start, a potential star trying to get on track, and even a future Hall of Fame running back debuting for his new team. Here is a breakdown of the three players who will be most interesting to watch during the Week 6 slate of games.

Kevin Hogan, QB, Cleveland Browns

Despite possessing plenty of size (6-foot-4, 233 pounds) and raw talent, second-round rookie DeShone Kizer has not looked like an NFL quarterback over five starts for the Browns.

The Notre Dame alum has registered a 49.5 passer rating over 149 attempts and leads the league with nine interceptions. The 21-year-old hasn't had much talent to work with and obviously has plenty of time to improve his game, but it's tough to remember a productive NFL quarterback who started his professional career this poorly (though it does happen on occasion—the great John Elway had a 54.9 passer rating as a rookie in 1983). The cards appear to be stacked against Kizer, however, who seems to get worse in most of his starts rather than better.

Kizer's declining play resulted in his Week 5 benching, after which second-year signal-caller Kevin Hogan got behind center and impressed with 194 yards, two touchdowns, and a 122.4 passer rating.

Hogan succeeded against a New York Jets defense that ranks 15th in points allowed and 12th in passing yards allowed, and he has been rewarded with an opportunity to start Week 6's game against the Houston Texans.

It will be interesting to see what the 2016 fifth-round pick is able to do against a defense that ranks 27th in yards allowed per pass and just lost star players J.J.

Watt and Whitney Mercilus. Hogan is a player who wins more with hard work and football IQ than athleticism or a strong arm, and he seems to have consistently improved since his college days. Perhaps he is truly ready to start for an NFL offense, and though it's quite the long shot, maybe he will prove to be someone the Browns can consider as the future of their franchise.

Jameis Winston, QB, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Despite a career-high 92.4 quarterback rating and 299.5 passing yards per game, Jameis Winston has often looked sloppy in 2017. His accuracy in particular has been terribly inconsistent, and he had a three-interception, two-fumble game against the Minnesota Vikings in Week 3 (though neither fumble was recovered by the opponent). In a dream matchup with the New England Patriots, Winston generated just 91 yards on 22 throws for a terribly low mark of 4.1 yards per attempt—he fluffed up his numbers late in that game, but it was too little, too late for the third-year signal-caller, who failed to lead his team to a first down in the first half of the game.

If the Buccaneers, now 2-2, want to take the next step and get into the playoffs, they are going to need stronger play out of their franchise quarterback, whom they selected first overall in the 2015 NFL Draft. In Week 5, Winston will look to get on track against an Arizona Cardinals team that ranks 21st against the pass but allows just 192.0 passing yards per game at home. Top receiver Mike Evans will see a lot of superstar cornerback Patrick Peterson, which may force Winston to utilize his smaller, less-talented weapons—that means he'll have to make accurate passes.

It will be interesting to see if Winston, who is considered by many to be one of the future greats of this league, will be able to show that he is ready to put the team on his back and turn it into a legitimate playoff contender.

Adrian Peterson, RB, Arizona Cardinals

Staying in the same game, we have one of the most electrifying players of the past several decades, albeit past his prime. Adrian Peterson was traded from the New Orleans Saints to the Cardinals on Tuesday, as the Cardinals have struggled mightily to run the ball with top running back David Johnson (wrist) on the shelf indefinitely. Peterson's time in New Orleans was a miniature disaster, as he played just 44 snaps over four games and registered a mere 3.0 yards per carry on 27 rushing attempts.

Given Arizona's inability to run the ball and Peterson's inability to get on the field as a Saint, the trade made sense for all parties involved.

The question will now be whether Peterson still has what it takes to hack it between the tackles. What certainly doesn't help matters is that Peterson will be running behind perhaps the league's worst offensive line. According to Pro Football Focus, the highest-graded offensive lineman on the Cardinals is Alex Boone with a mark of 54.2—and get this: Boone is dealing with a strained pectoral and might not even be able to play. The offensive line has been a key reason that the Cardinals are averaging a league-worst 2.6 yards per carry.

Every yard Peterson gets will have to be earned with tough running, but head coach Bruce Arians has a history of riding his lead runner, and any time a Hall of Fame running back is getting carries, it's interesting to see what he's able to do with them.

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