Rookie quarterbacks are a gamble. And with Carson Wentz’s success and Jared Goff’s disappearance, that’s clearer than ever. Let’s take a look at all the rookie passers from 2016.

Jared Goff

After the top pick in the draft looked unready in preseason (49-22-232-2-2), he was made the Rams’ No. 3 guy behind Case Keenum and Sean Mannion. It’s unlikely the guy they call “Mr. Perfect” will unseat Keenum unless the 2-1 Rams’ season derails.

Carson Wentz

Some had doubts that an FCS guy like Wentz could see early success in the NFL so the Rams passed on him for Goff and the Browns traded the No. 2 pick to the Eagles.

So far, the Eagles were right. Despite a shaky preseason, Wentz was given the job and has led the Eagles to three straight wins without a pick.

Paxton Lynch

The Broncos traded up for Lynch in the first round. He looked good in preseason (68-40-458-4-2), but did not, as some hoped, beat out Trevor Siemian, and is now listed as the number two QB.

Christian Hackenberg

Questions about his football intelligence led many to criticize the Jets for picking Hackenberg in the second round. After a terrible preseason (47-17-159-1-2), he’s now the Jets' No. 4quarterback.

Jacoby Brissett

With Tom Brady suspended, third-rounder Brissett was Jimmy Garoppolo’s backup. When Garoppolo was hurt in Game 2 against Miami, Brissett stepped in and held onto the win.

He started against the Texans and was efficient if unspectacular in a 27-0 thrashing. 1-0, 28-17-195-0-0 passing, 1-12-1 rushing.

Cody Kessler

After trading away the pick that turned out to be Wentz, the Browns selected Kessler in the third. Injuries to Robert Griffin III and Josh McNown forced Kessler to become the Browns’ 26th starting quarterback since 1999.

He lost his first career start because of a missed overtime field goal attempt, but otherwise looked like he belonged.

Connor Cook

There was talk of Cook being a first-round pick before the draft, but he turned some teams off in the interview process and he lasted until the first pick of the fourth round.

Oakland traded for one of the picks Cleveland got in the Wentz deal to get him. He’s the Raiders’ No. 3.

Dak Prescott

Prescott is a great example of success by failure. Realizing that Tony Romo is fragile, the Cowboys tried to trade for Lynch and then Cook. They settled on Prescott, three picks after Oakland took Cook. After Kellen Moore went down and a trade for McNown fell through, Prescott was No 2 by default. After a great preseason (50-39-454-5-0), he replaced an injured Romo in the final preseason game. Since then, Prescott has played like an old pro, leading the Cowboys to a 2-1 record.

Cardale Jones

Although he started just 12 games in college, the Bills selected big-armed Jones in the fourth round.

As expected, he looked unpolished in preseason, and is now No. 3 for the Bills, who contend he might be a future starter.

Kevin Hogan

The Chiefs barely gave their fifth-rounder a chance in preseason — he threw just 15 passes — and cut him. The Browns signed him to their practice squad.

Nate Sudfeld

The first of four QBs drafted in the sixth round, Sudfeld holds a clipboard for Washington as No. 3.

Jake Rudock

After a strong preseason (51-30-333-4-1), the Lions waived the sixth-rounder from Michigan in the final cutdown and signed Rudock to the practice squad the next day.

Brandon Allen

Jacksonville drafted Allen in the sixth round and kept him as their third-stringer.

Jeff Driskel

After drafting him in the sixth round, the 49ers cut Driskel when he looked a bit lost in the preseason.

He was claimed on waivers by the Bengals and is now their No. 3.

Brandon Doughty

After an okay preseason, seventh-rounder Doughty was released by the Dolphins after Game 1 and signed to their practice squad.

Trevone Boykin

Undrafted Boykin won the No. 2 job in preseason and with Russell Wilson ailing against the 49ers in Week 3, he held onto the win.

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