NFL Quarterback Rankings

NFL Quarterback Rankings: Week 8

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. Jason Campbell, Redskins (-).

31. JaMarcus Russell, Raiders (-5).

30. Marc Bulger, Rams (+1).

29. Derek Anderson, Browns (-).

28. Josh Johnson, Buccaneers (+2).

27. Kerry Collins, Titans (+1).

26. Matthew Stafford , Lions (+1).

25. Jake Delhomme, Panthers (-1).

24. Shaun Hill Alex Smith, 49ers (-4).

23. Trent Edwards Ryan Fitzpatrick, Bills (+1).

22. Matt Cassel, Chiefs (-1).

21. Chad Henne, Dolphins (+1).

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