Tech companies and NFL quarterbacks have a startling volume in common.
While tech bonds lift outsize influence, mostly dictating the instruction of the whole market, veteran football teams are also at the humour of their signal-callers. The marketplace would pile-up if tech bonds started unwell — the dot-com burble anyone? — just in the way an damage to an NFL team’s starting quarterback customarily spells certain disaster.
Now, as the NFL deteriorate kicks off, many infrequent football fans are trying to get up to speed on which players and teams to watch. And there’s no better place to start than with the guys who are throwing the passes.
Below is a relapse to help make clarity of it all, with a special concentration on the tech companies that best consolidate some of the league’s many important quarterbacks.