Developing young QBs in NFL a tricky balancing act

FILE - In this Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Browns head coach Gregg Williams talks quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) before his first game as head coach against the Kansas City Chiefs in an NFL football game in Cleveland. Many teams think it's best to throw rookie QBs right into the fire to learn on the job. Others prefer to gradually work them into the offense. Then, there are some who believe it's more beneficial to have them grab a cap and a clipboard and take it all in from the sideline. (Jeff Haynes/AP Images for Panini via AP, File)

NEW YORK — Start them right away? Ease ‘em in? Have them sit a whole season?