2012 AFC North: Ranking the Division’s Top 5 Quarterbacks

May 30, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the division boasting three playoff teams in 2011, there's high expectations for the AFC North quarterbacks to continue the trend. Let's see how the quarterbacks graded out against each other. 
5. Charlie Batch, Pittsburgh Steelers
A lot of people would want to see Byron Leftwich here, but Batch has actually been a much better quarterback for the Steelers over the past few seasons. 
Due to injuries and suspensions, Pittsburgh has had to turn to its backup quarterbacks pretty often over the years, and, surprisingly, its record hasn't suffered greatly. That's due in large part to Batch. 
The 13-year vet has started three games for the Steelers over the last two seasons and won two of them. Batch, a former second-round pick by the Lions in 1998, isn't out to impress anybody and does a good job of managing the offense while Big Ben is down. 
He's absolutely the top backup in the division. 
4. Colt McCoy, Cl...

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