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Bucs quarterback Josh Freeman vs. other young quarterbacks

Josh Freeman vs. other young quarterbacks

Comparing quarterbacks drafted since 2002 in their first three seasons as a full-time starter, including their age during the first year:

Name Team Rnd (overall) Years (Age) Att. Com. Pct. Yds.Yds./Gm Yds./Att TD INT Rating

1. Aaron Rodgers Packers 1st (24th) 2008-10 (24) 1,552 1,003 64.6 12,394 263.7 7.99 86 31 99.4

2. Matt Schaub Texans 3rd (90th) 2007-09 (26) 1,252 839 67.0 10,054 264.68.03 53 34 94.2

3. Philip Rivers Chargers 1st (4th) 2006-08 (24) 1,398 873 62.4 10,549 219.87.55 77 35 93.5

4. Carson Palmer Bengals 1st (1st) 2004-06 (24) 1,461 932 63.8 10,768 236.37.37 78 43 91.5

5. Ben Roethlisberger Steelers 1st (11th) 2004-06 (22) 1,012 632 62.5 8,343 208.68.24 50 41 88.1

6. Joe Flacco Ravens 1st (18th) 2008-10 (23) 1,416 878 62.0 10,206 212.67.21 60 34 87.9

7. Matt Ryan Falcons 1st (3rd) 2008-10 (23) 1,456 885 60.8 10,061 218.76.91 66 34 86.9

8. Josh Freeman Bucs 1st (17th) 2010-12 (22) 1,494 894 59.8 10,514 233.67.04 66 40 84.8

9. Jay Cutler Broncos 1st (11th) 2007-09 (24) 1,638 1,017 62.1 11,689 243.57.14 72 58 83.5

10. Jason Campbell Redskins 1st (25th) 2007-09 (25) 1,430 892 62.4 9,563 212.56.69 45 32 83.1

11. Drew Brees Chargers 2nd (32nd) 2002-04 (23) 1,282 787 61.4 8,551 203.6 6.67 55 38 83.0

12. Matt Stafford * Lions 1st (1st) 2009-12 (21) 1,765 1,053 59.7 12,092 281.26.85 77 52 82.6

* Stats do not include Saturday's game, do include his only three games of 2010 because of injury

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