Super Bowl 2011: Why Big Ben Will Be the NFL’s Best with a 3rd Super Bowl Win

February 4, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

From 2001 to 2008, the exclusive club of "NFL's Best QB" had two members: Tom Brady and Peyton Manning. Brady was Mr. Clutch, as he led the Patriots to three Super Bowl victories, while gaining MVP honors in two of them. Tom also set the record for most touchdown passes in a single season with 50. Manning had the best stats of any QB in that time frame, and solidified his place in the discussion with a victory in Super Bowl XLI. 
In 2009, a new member entered the club in Drew Bress. Becoming just the second QB to throw for 5,000 yards in a season, Brees started to become a household name. However, it was Drew's Super Bowl XLIV performance and win that launched him into the discussion. Also, Brees set the record for completion percentage in a single season with 70.623.
Now as Super Bowl XLV draws closer, there is a QB who is not only on the cusp of being entered into the discussion, but taking the reins away from Brady, Brees and Manning. Ben Roethlisberger had a tumultuo...

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