NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 3

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.

32. JaMarcus Russell, Raiders.

31. Byron Leftwich Josh Johnson, Buccaneers.

30. Brady Quinn Derek Anderson, Browns.

29. Chad Pennington Chad Henne, Dolphins.

28. Matthew Stafford, Lions.

27. Matt Hasselbeck Seneca Wallace, Seahawks.

26. Matt Cassel, Chiefs.

25. Jake Delhomme, Panthers.

24. Marc Bulger, Rams.

23. Jason Campbell, Redskins.

22. David Garrard, Jaguars.

21. Trent Edwards, Bills.

20. Kerry Collins, Titans.

19. Mark Sanchez, Jets.

18. Kyle Orton, Broncos.

17. Jay Cutler, Bears.

16. Carson Palmer, Bengals.

15. Shaun Hill, 49ers.

14. Matt Schaub, Texans.

13. Matt Ryan, Falcons.

12. Joe Flacco, Ravens.

11. Kurt Warner, Cardinals.

 

10. Donovan McNabb Kevin Kolb, Eagles.

9. Tony Romo, Cowboys.

8. Brett Favre, Vikings.

7. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers.

6. Aaron Rodgers, Packers.

5. Eli Manning, Giants.

4. Tom Brady, Patriots.

3. Phillip Rivers, Chargers.

2. Peyton Manning, Colts.

1. Drew Brees, Saints.


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