Like the BCS, style points count. So do geeky, black-and-white stats such as touchdowns and quarterback ratings. 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:
Matt Moore Jimmy Clausen, Panthers.
Matt Hasselbeck Charlie Whitehurst, Seahawks.
Tony Romo Jon Kitna, Cowboys.
29. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bills.
Drew Stanton Matthew Stafford Shaun Hill, Lions.
27. David Garrard , Jaguars.
Max Hall Derek Anderson, Cardinals
25. Kyle Orton, Broncos.
24. Carson Palmer, Bengals.
Bruce Gradkowski Jason Campbell, Raiders.
Alex Smith Troy Smith, 49ers.
Jake Delhomme Seneca Wallace Colt McCoy, Browns.
20. Josh Freeman, Buccaneers.
19. Sam Bradford, Rams.
Todd Collins Jay Cutler, Bears.
17. Donovan McNabb, Redskins.
16. Brett Favre, Vikings.
Kerry Collins Vince Young, Titans.
14. Chad Henne, Dolphins.
13. Matt Schaub, Texans.
12. Matt Cassel, Chiefs.
11. Mark Sanchez, Jets.
Dennis Dixon Byron Leftwich Charlie Batch Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers.
9. Joe Flacco, Ravens.
Kevin Kolb Michael Vick , Eagles.
7. Tom Brady, Patriots.
6. Aaron Rodgers, Packers.
5. Matt Ryan, Falcons.
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4. Peyton Manning, Colts.
3. Phillip Rivers, Chargers.
2. Drew Brees, Saints.
1. Eli Manning, Giants.