3 quarterbacks who need a fresh start in 2024 NFL Season

Some notable QBs in the NFL need a fresh start in 2024...
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Minnesota Vikings QB Kirk Cousins should sign elsewhere in 2024...

Kirk Cousins tore his Achilles during the first chunk of the 2023 season and should probably be 100% by the time Week 1 of the 2024 NFL Season rolls around. I would understand why Cousins and the Minnesota Vikings would have genuine interest in keeping the marriage together, but I think Cousins would be best suited elsewhere.

The Vikings are in year two of the Kwesi Adofo-Mensah/Kevin O'Connell era, and at some point, that duo is going to take a big swing on a young QB. Let's face it; Kirk Cousins is good, but he's not going to win you a Super Bowl and will be coming off a major injury. I think it's best for both parties to go in a different direction.

New England Patriots' QB Mac Jones desperately needs a change of scenery

New England Patriots' QB Mac Jones showed a ton of promise during his rookie season, in which the Patriots won 10 games and made the playoffs. Well, since then, he's regressed, but he was a first-round pick for a reason. Jones profiles nicely to an efficient and accurate pocket passer, and I think he could have a decent future with a new team.

However, Patriots' head coach Bill Belichick has done a horrid job at the offensive roster construction and made some puzzling coaching decisions, specifically putting Matt Patricia and Joe Judge in charge of the offense in 2022. I think it's a foregone conclusion that Jones is playing elsewhere in 2024 unless Bill Belichick is removed and a new regime can sort of convince Jones that he has a future there.

And honestly, the San Francisco 49ers make a ton of sense for Jones to rebuild his value as a backup.