NFL starting quarterback rankings
Which signal-callers are capable of greatness? Which ones are going nowhere?
For the past several years, my annual breakdown of the NFL's elite quarterbacks has taken plenty of criticism.
Much of it has involved semantics. I usually go with about a dozen "elite" quarterbacks each year, and I do it for a reason. This is a quarterback-driven league, so the elite category is reserved for the signal-callers who are good enough to elevate a team into the playoffs. Four of my five healthy, elite quarterbacks in the AFC made the playoffs last year. Five of my elite ...
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