PITTSBURGH - The NFL has gone out of its way to protect quarterbacks, but much like a sub-par offensive line, the protection doesn't always hold up.
It's a big reason why half of the league's 32 teams -- including the Steelers -- have been forced to use a different starting quarterback this season, as Ben Roethlisberger, the Chiefs' Patrick Mahomes, the Saints' Drew Brees and other star quarterbacks have all missed time.
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