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NFL QB rankings of the season

/ 07:14 AM October 08, 2021

This year’s NFL QB rankings of this NFL season have been released. The National Football League quarterbacks and their levels of play are the best we have ever seen.

Some quarterbacks are seasoned and keep their successes going. The NFL has shown to highlight new waves of QBs as well.

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NFL Quarterback Rankings 2021

NFL Quarterback Rankings

Nashville, Tennessee, USA; Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Andy Isabella (17) awaits the ball against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half at Nissan Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Roberts-USA TODAY Sports

Many of the new waves of quarterbacks have talents that we have not seen in quite some time. Since the NFL 2021 season has started, we will discuss the NFL QB rankings in this article.

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs

Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs

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Patrick Mahomes is young. However, he is growing as a quarterback, great for our top pick on the NFL QB rankings. Mahomes is known for many talents, big and small.

Most coaches think that Mahomes has many years left in him and has not hit the ceiling yet. He had a great season last year and was one of the Super Bowl MVPs as well.

Mahomes has a great team playing with him and a great coach in Andy Reid.

For last season, his stats were as follows: 4,740 passing yards, 38 passing TDs, 6 INTs, 108.2 passer rating, 82.9 QBR, 8.1 yards per attempt, 308 rushing yards, and 2 rushing TDs.

Aaron Rodgers, Green Bay Packers

Aaron Rodgers keeps on playing and winning too. This man can do anything, and he is excellent at it too.

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With Rodgers possibly being traded before the 2022 season, he is still going out on the field and doing his job. The 37-year-old has been playing well, and there are rumors about him being traded shortly.

We will see how this all unfolds and get the updated information when it is said and done. However, Aaron Rodgers will shine through anything he is going through.

His stats from last season: 4,299 passing yards, 48 passing TDs, 5 INTs, 121.5 passer rating, 84.4 QBR, 8.2 yards per attempt, 149 rushing yards, and 3 rushing TDs.

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Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills

Josh Allen, Buffalo Bills

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Josh Allen is 25 years old and had an excellent third season. He is an intense player with huge talent and a great arm too.

He has shown to be one hundred percent capable of taking over a game independently, and he is a force to be reckoned with. Allen is a great leader and is shooting for the playoffs. His last season stats: 4,544 passing yards, 37 passing TDs, 10 INTs, 107.2 passer rating, 81.7 QBR, 7.8 yards per attempt, 421 rushing yards, 8 rushing TDs

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tom Brady, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Foxborough, Massachusetts, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback Tom Brady (12) reacts as he runs off of the field after a game against the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Brian Fluharty-USA TODAY Sports

At 43 years old, Tom Brady just keeps going. After winning the Super Bowl last season, one would think he considered retirement.

However, that was not the case. Brady is still in fantastic shape and is doing what he does best. Last season, Brady assisted in helping reshape Tampa Bay and has been the glue to hold this team together.

Tampa Bay has its sights on a repeat championship, and he is their fearless leader.

His stats for last season include 4,633 passing yards, 40 passing TDs, 12 INTs, a 102.2 passer rating, 72.5 QBR, and 7.6 yards per attempt.

Deshaun Watson: Houston Texans

Deshaun Watson had requested a trade in January, and the accusations he has been blamed for having caused Watson to be inactive for Texas’ first games.

It is week to week right now if Watson will play or not, and he is on the roster, but with 22 active civil lawsuits against him, only time will tell.

Last season, Watson’s stats included 4,823 passing yards, 33 passing TDs, 7 INTs, 112.4 passer rating, 70.5 QBR, 8.9 yards per attempt, 444 rushing yards, and 3 rush TD.

Jameis Winston New Orleans Saints

Jameis Winston New Orleans Saints

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Winston is developing into a great player, and he has Drew Brees to thank a little for that. Winston told ESPN that he had learned a lot under Brees and was patient.

Jameis went back to working on improving his efficiency and utilize his great arm. He is 27 years old, and his future looks very bright.

Ben Roethlisberger: Pittsburgh Steelers

Last season, Ben played well. However, as he gets older, his stats have fallen a smidge. Father Time for a 39-year-old is going to wear him down pretty soon.

Can Ben last another season? We will find out and hope for the best.

Last year his stats included: 3,803 passing yards, 33 passing TDs, 10 INTs, 94.1 passer rating, 60.1 QBR, and 6.3 yards per attempt.

Baker Mayfield: Cleveland Browns

Baker Mayfield: Cleveland Browns

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Baker Mayfield is only 26, and he is back on track and has become an amazing player. He has made some big plays, and fans cannot wait to see what he can show them this season.

Baker has facilitated some play action, and he just keeps getting better as the season progresses.

Last season, Baker’s stats included 3,563 passing yards, 26 passing TDs, 8 INTs, 95.9 passer rating, 72.2 QBR, and 7.3 yards per attempt.

Trevor Lawrence: Jacksonville Jaguars

Trevor Lawrence: Jacksonville Jaguars

Cincinnati, Ohio, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Cincinnati Bengals in the first half at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Katie Stratman-USA TODAY Sports

Trevor Lawrence was the number one overall pick in last year’s NFL draft. He is only 21, and he is going to be a great addition to the Jaguars.

Lawrence has some great tools, and he has a great team to support him.

His stats last season at Clemson include 3,153 passing yards, 24 passing TDs, 5 INTs, 9.4 yards per attempt, 203 rushing yards, and eight rushing TDs.

Jalen Hurts Philadelphia Eagles

Jalen Hurts is 22 years old, and there are a lot of high expectations for him and the Eagles.

With a new offensive coach, the Eagle’s offensive line will be balanced and improved from last season, and Jalen will also play a big role in that.

His stats from last season include 1,061 passing yards, six passing TDs, 4 INTs, 77.6 passer rating, 41.0 QBR, 7.2 yards per attempt, 354 rushing yards, and 3 rushing TDs.

Jimmy Garoppolo: 49ers

Jimmy Garoppolo: 49ers

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Jimmy played very well last season and played at a high level. There is talk of Jimmy getting replaced by Trey Lance, however.

His stats from last season include 1,096 passing yards, seven passing TDs, 5 INTs, 92.4 passer rating, 61.5 QBR, and 7.8 yards per attempt.

Ryan Fitzpatrick: Washington

He is 38 years old, and Washington is the ninth team he has been a part of. Teams love him and how his leadership and heart are very big for the game.

His stats last season include 2,091 passing yards, 13 passing TDs, 8 INTs, 95.6 passer rating, 76.9 QBR, and 7.8 yards per attempt.

Daniel Jones: New York Giants

Daniel Jones is in his third season with the New York Giants, and this season will be crucial for him if he wants to stay on this team.

The Giants want to justify Jones as a keeper. Jones has got to shine a lot more this season to make up for last season. The offensive line is a pretty stack, and Jones should not have any problems scoring TDs.

His stats for last season include 2,943 passing yards, 11 passing TDs, 10 INTs, 80.4 passer rating, 61.5 QBR, 6.6 yards per attempt, 423 rushing yards, and 1 rushing TD.

Tua Tagovailoa: Miami Dolphins

Tua Tagovailoa: Miami Dolphins

Miami Gardens, Florida, USA; Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa (1) reacts after being sacked by Buffalo Bills cornerback Taron Johnson (not pictured) during the first half at Hard Rock Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports

Look out for Tua this season with the Dolphins. They are going to let Tua loose and see what happens.

Tua will feel pressure to do well, and fans know that he will. He is only 23 and has a big career ahead of him.

His stats from last season include 1,814 passing yards,11 passing TDs, 5 INTs, 87.1 passer rating, 52.5 QBR, 6.3 yards per attempt, 109 rushing yards, and 3 rushing TDs.

Andy Dalton: Chicago Bears

At 33, Dalton is getting a chance to start and help Justin Fields develop into a good QB for the NFL QB rankings this year. Dalton is older, and he may be healthy, but Father Time is taking over.

His stats last season include 2,170 passing yards, 14 passing TDs, 8 INTs, 87.3 passer rating, 53.8 QBR, and 6.5 yards per attempt.

Mac Jones: New England Patriots

Mac Jones is a great asset to the Patriots and their running game. Jones will get better in time, and he has a great arm that is very accurate.

His last season stats at Alabama include 4,500 passing yards, 41 passing TDs, 4 INTs, and 11.2 yards per attempt.

Summary

The National Football League has the best quarterbacks in its history. This year’s NFL QB rankings are by far the most competitive to date, with players like Josh Allen and Patrick Mahomes being ranked much higher than Tom Brady or Ben Roethlisberger, for example. If you have not seen any of this season yet, then be sure to tune into your favorite team on Sundays!

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