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