Which quarterbacks qualify as elite?

The concept of an "elite" quarterback can be vague and differs from person to person.

My definition might not be as strict or liberal as yours.

In a column for ESPN.com, senior writer John Clayton lays out 14 quarterbacks he deems elite, and there might be a couple surprises.

Tom Brady is the AFC East's only representative, and rightfully so. Nobody else in the division comes close to warranting inclusion.

But some of the names should spark discussion. Take a look at Clayton's list and weigh in below in the comments section: