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NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 5

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. JaMarcus Russell, Raiders.

31. Josh Johnson, Buccaneers.

30. Derek Anderson, Browns.

29. Chad Henne, Dolphins.

28. Seneca Wallace, Seahawks.

27. Matt Cassel, Chiefs.

26. Matthew Stafford, Lions.

25. Jake Delhomme, Panthers.

24. Marc Bulger, Rams.

23. Trent Edwards, Bills.

22. Mark Sanchez, Jets.

21. David Garrard, Jaguars.

20. Kerry Collins, Titans.

19. Jason Campbell, Redskins.

18. Kyle Orton, Broncos.

17. Tony Romo, Cowboys.

16. Jay Cutler, Bears.

15. Shaun Hill, 49ers.

14. Matt Schaub, Texans.

13. Joe Flacco, Ravens.

12. Carson Palmer, Bengals.

11.Kurt Warner, Cardinals.

10. Donovan McNabb Kevin Kolb, Eagles.

9. Matt Ryan, Falcons.

8. Ben Roethlisberger, Steelers.

7. Aaron Rodgers, Packers.

6. Brett Favre, Vikings.

5. Eli Manning, Giants.

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4. Phillip Rivers, Chargers.

3. Tom Brady, Patriots.

2. Peyton Manning, Colts.

1. Drew Brees, Saints.

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