Jan 4, 2020; Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady (12) talks with the media after a loss to the Tennessee Titans at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

The quarterback carousel is expected to spin so violently this offseason that it just might snap off its platform and crush a Honda Civic in the carnival parking lot. By the time the debris has been cleared, here’s who we figure will be starting for every NFL franchise:

Arizona Cardinals: Kyler Murray — Fair to say the reigning offensive rookie of the year and No. 1 overall pick has at least several more seasons as Arizona’s go-to guy.

Atlanta Falcons: Matt Ryan — The 2016 MVP isn’t going anywhere with his $150 million contract.

Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson — The reigning MVP will likely sign a long-term deal in the next year or two.

Buffalo Bills: Josh Allen — The 23-year-old 2018 No. 7 overall pick has flashed just enough the last two years for the Bills to believe he could become special.

Carolina Panthers: Derek Carr — It looks like the Panthers are prepared to move on from Cam Newton, so a trade with the Raiders makes some sense. Carr is a little younger and a little cheaper for a team that is trying to reload.

Chicago Bears: Mitch Trubisky — General manager Ryan Pace will stubbornly hold on for one more year in hopes that his 2017 No. 2 overall pick can finally come through. But look for the Bears to add someone like Marcus Mariota as well.

Cincinnati Bengals: Joe Burrow — The top quarterback in this year’s draft might not be thrilled about it, but the Bengals will likely force him to either sit or sign as the No. 1 overall pick. They’re old-school that way.

Cleveland Browns: Baker Mayfield — There’s no doubt that the 2018 No. 1 overall pick will get at least one more year to prove himself in Cleveland.

Dallas Cowboys: Dak Prescott — Even if they can’t come to a long-term agreement before the start of the new league year, the Cowboys will almost certainly hit Prescott with the franchise tag.

Denver Broncos: Drew Lock — They invested a high-second-round pick in Lock last year, and he flashed just enough as a rookie to earn a Week 1 shot in 2020.

Detroit Lions: Matthew Stafford — Despite ludicrous trade rumors, the Lions can’t afford to trade the expensive and still-talented Stafford. He was quietly a top-10 quarterback before getting hurt in 2019.

Green Bay Packers: Aaron Rodgers — Rodgers has really faded, but he’s also too expensive to unload. The Packers have to keep rolling with him, but they ought to find a potential successor soon.

Houston Texans: Deshaun Watson — The 24-year-old two-time Pro Bowler is in line for a big extension in Houston.

Indianapolis Colts: Philip Rivers — Both Frank Reich and Nick Sirianni coached Rivers in San Diego, making Indy the obvious destination for the soon-to-be free agent. I think the Colts know Jacoby Brissett is a top-tier backup at best.

Jacksonville Jaguars: Gardner Minshew II — Nick Foles had a couple flashes in the pan with Philly but isn’t a great quarterback. Minshew has something special to him and should beat out Foles this summer.

Kansas City Chiefs: Patrick Mahomes — Tough call here.

Las Vegas Raiders: Cam Newton — Jon Gruden has never seemed satisfied with Carr, and Newton would be pretty intriguing as the franchise moves to Las Vegas.

Los Angeles Chargers: Tyrod Taylor — All signs point to the Bolts giving Tyrod Taylor the bridge job, and I think they will do that before eventually handing the reins to their first-round pick. Justin Herbert is probably the safest guess there.

Los Angeles Rams: Jared Goff — Financially, the Rams and Goff are handcuffed to each other.

Miami Dolphins: Ryan Fitzpatrick — I think they will draft Tua Tagovailoa but won’t rush him on to the field, which means more Fitzmagic for a while.

Minnesota Vikings: Kirk Cousins — And don’t be surprised if the Vikings hand the dude an extension in order to free up 2020 salary-cap space.

New England Patriots: Teddy Bridgewater — He’s a smart, accurate passer with upside, which would tempt Bill Belichick once Tom Brady gets away for an extra $10 million.

New Orleans Saints: Drew Brees — This has pretty much been confirmed now.

New York Giants: Daniel Jones — It will be the 2019 first-round pick’s first full season as an NFL starter.

New York Jets: Sam Darnold — Big third season for Darnold, who made strides as a sophomore.

Philadelphia Eagles: Carson Wentz — The fifth-highest-paid quarterback in NFL history isn’t moving.

Pittsburgh Steelers: Ben Roethlisberger — Big Ben looks like he’s out of gas and is coming off a major elbow injury, but the Steelers owe him big bucks and will give it at least another year.

San Francisco 49ers: Jimmy Garoppolo — This might not be 100 percent, but it’s highly doubtful the 49ers change quarterbacks after a Super Bowl season. They’ve said as much.

Seattle Seahawks: Russell Wilson — They made him the highest-paid player in league history last offseason.

Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Tom Brady — The Bucs know they have to move on from the turnover-happy Jameis Winston, and Brady would be the perfect bridge for a team that is in position to win now. They have the money, and they can offer Brady better coaching and more support than anyone else.

Tennessee Titans: Ryan Tannehill — At the very least it appears they will slap the franchise tag on Tannehill after he posted the league’s top passer rating in a breakout season.

Washington Redskins: Dwayne Haskins — The No. 15 overall pick of the 2019 draft deserves a full season under center in D.C.

About Brad Gagnon

Brad Gagnon has been passionate about both sports and mass media since he was in diapers -- a passion that won't die until he's in them again. Based in Toronto, he's worked as a national NFL blog editor at theScore.com, a producer and writer at theScore Television Network and a host, reporter and play-by-play voice at Rogers TV. His work has also appeared at CBSSports.com, Deadspin, FoxSports.com, The Guardian, The Hockey News and elsewhere at Comeback Media, but his day gig has him covering the NFL nationally for Bleacher Report.