2010 NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 1

Like the BCS, style points count. So do geeky, black-and-white stats such as touchdowns and quarterback rating. Wins and losses? Definitely. Leadership? Uh-huh.

When it comes to my weekly NFL Quarterback Rankings - if I had one of those little encircled R's to signify a trademarked idea, it'd go here - the criteria is everything, nothing and all that's in between.

Past performance and future potential is considered, but mostly - like college football's weekly Top 25 - it's an attempt to identify the quarterbacks you'd most like to have starting for your team in this game, this week, right now. Injuries, obviously, significantly plummet value. A clever new TV ad might bump a player a notch.

Let's get moving and shaking:

32. Trent Edwards, Bills.

31. Josh Freeman, Buccaneers.

30. Jason Campbell, Raiders.

29. Matthew Stafford Shaun Hill, Lions.

28. Mark Sanchez, Jets.

27. Sam Bradford, Rams.

26. Alex Smith, 49ers.

25. Derek Anderson, Cardinals.

24. Jake Delhomme, Browns.

23. Matt Moore, Panthers.

22. Chad Henne, Dolphins.

21. Matt Cassel, Chiefs.

20. Donovan McNabb, Redskins.

 

19. Matt Hasselbeck, Seahawks.

18. Matt Ryan, Falcons.

17. Brett Favre, Vikings.

16. Kyle Orton, Broncos.

15. Joe Flacco, Ravens.

14. Aaron Rodgers, Packers.

13. Kevin Kolb Michael Vick, Eagles.

12. Dennis Dixon, Steelers.

11. Tony Romo, Cowboys.

10. Phillip Rivers, Chargers.

 

9. David Garrard, Jaguars.

8. Vince Young, Titans.

7. Matt Schaub, Texans.

6. Jay Cutler, Bears.

5. Drew Brees, Saints.

4. Eli Manning, Giants.

3. Tom Brady, Patriots.

2. Carson Palmer, Bengals.

1. Peyton Manning, Colts.


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