NFL Quarterback Rankings: 2009 Final

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. Kyle Boller, Rams.

31. Josh Freeman, Buccaneers.

30. JaMarcus Russell, Raiders.

29. Matthew Stafford, Lions.

28. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bills.

27. Matt Cassel, Chiefs.

26. Brady Quinn, Browns.

25. Jason Campbell, Redskins.

24. Jay Cutler, Bears.

23. Matt Hasselbeck, Seahawks.

22. Chad Henne, Dolphins.

21. Alex Smith, 49ers.

20. Mark Sanchez, Jets.

19. Matt Moore, Panthers.

18. Matt Ryan, Falcons.

17. David Garrard, Jaguars.

16. Kyle Orton, Broncos.

15. Joe Flacco, Ravens.

14. Eli Manning, Giants.

13. Vince Young, Titans.

12. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers.

11. Donovan McNabb, Eagles.

10. Carson Palmer, Bengals.

9. Kurt Warner, Cardinals.

8. Brett Favre, Vikings.

7. Matt Schaub, Texans.

6. Tony Romo, Cowboys.

5. Drew Brees, Saints.

4. Tom Brady, Patriots.

3. Aaron Rodgers, Packers.

2. Phillip Rivers, Chargers.

1. Peyton Manning, Colts.


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