10 Quarterbacks Who Are Lucky to Be Starters in the NFL

July 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Super Bowl XLIV may have been the greatest celebration of quarterback play in the history of the NFL. Drew Brees and Peyton Manning were asked to sling the pigskin around 84 times. They completed 62 passes, which equates to a mind-numbing 73.8 completion percentage. They threw for a combined 614 yards, three touchdowns, and one lousy pick. I’m not even a big fan of either quarterback, but even I had to step back, tip my cap, and acknowledge that I witnessed greatness. Too bad that could not be said for the rest of the slop that comprises the quarterbacks in the NFL. There were at least a dozen times I saw stat lines from games that made me wonder how certain quarterbacks had a job in this league, let alone how they were starters. The worst effort of the season may have actually come in a win. Way back on October 11, 2009 Derek Anderson threw 17 passes and completed two in a 6-3 win against the Buffalo Bills. That’s right, Anderson completed one pass, summoned the co...

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