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:
Jake Delhomme Seneca Wallace Colt McCoy, Browns.
Matt Moore Jimmy Clausen, Panthers.
30. Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bills.
Derek Anderson Max Hall, Cardinals.
Bruce Gradkowski Jason Campbell, Raiders.
27. Alex Smith, 49ers.
26. Josh Freeman, Buccaneers.
Matthew Stafford Shaun Hill, Lions.
24. Chad Henne, Dolphins.
23. Sam Bradford, Rams.
22. David Garrard, Jaguars.
21. Matt Hasselbeck, Seahawks.
20. Brett Favre, Vikings.
19. Matt Cassel, Chiefs.
Michael Vick Kevin Kolb, Eagles.
Dennis Dixon Byron Leftwich Charlie Batch Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers.
16. Vince Young, Titans.
15. Donovan McNabb, Redskins.
Todd Collins Jay Cutler, Bears.
13. Joe Flacco, Ravens.
12. Matt Schaub, Texans.
11. Tony Romo, Cowboys.
10. Carson Palmer, Bengals.
9. Matt Ryan, Falcons.
8. Kyle Orton, Broncos.
Aaron Rodgers Matt Flynn, Packers.
6. Eli Manning, Giants.
5. Drew Brees, Saints.
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4. Phillip Rivers, Chargers.
3. Tom Brady, Patriots.
2. Mark Sanchez, Jets.
1. Peyton Manning, Colts.