Still No. 1. Despite the gaffes.

NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 3

After that Monday night shootout – and considering they were 1-3 in last week’s rankings -- anyone see a legit reason I shouldn’t have the Cowboys’ Tony Romo and Philly’s Donovan McNabb 1-2 this week?

Also impressive last weekend: Denver’s Jay Cutler and Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers. At the other end of the spectrum: Jon Kitna is a quitter, Tarvaris Jackson might be replaced by Gus Frerotte and is there any doubt that the Chiefs’ collection of misfits – how about four quarterbacks in two weeks -- is the worst in the league?

Romo, however, needs to eliminate his silly mistakes. An interception in the end zone last week. A double-bobble-fumble in his own end zone this week. If these rankings were purely for entertainment value, Romo might be both 1 and 2.

Everyone loves quarterbacks. Sports geeks love rankings. I love criticism. It’s the perfect marriage.

This week’s roll call after you jump:

1. Tony Romo – Cowboys

2. Donovan McNabb -- Eagles

3. Ben Roethlisberger – Steelers

4. Peyton Manning – Colts

5. Aaron Rodgers – Packers

6. Jay Cutler – Broncos

7. Eli Manning – Giants

8. Philip Rivers -- Chargers

9. Kurt Warner – Cardinals

10. Jake Delhomme – Panthers

11. Drew Brees – Saints

12. Brett Favre – Jets

13. Jason Campbell – Redskins

14. Trent Edwards – Bills

15. Kerry Collins – Titans

16. Matt Ryan – Falcons

17. Jon Kitna – Lions

18. Derek Anderson – Browns

19. Brian Griese – Buccaneers

20. Chad Pennington – Dolphins

21. Carson Palmer – Bengals

22. Matt Hasselbeck – Seahawks

23. Marc Bulger – Rams

24. David Garrard – Jaguars

25. Matt Cassel – Patriots

26. Matt Schaub – Texans

27. Kyle Orton – Bears

28. JaMarcus Russell – Raiders

29. JT O’Sullivan – 49ers

30. Tarvaris Jackson -- Vikings

31. Joe Flacco – Ravens

32. Tyler Thigpen – Chiefs -- Richie Whitt

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