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The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now

Updated May 17, 2020 208.4k votes 23.9k voters 242.0k views70 items

List RulesProfessional QBs playing in the current season

One of the hottest debates in all of sports is over who is the best quarterback in the NFL right now. It's an argument that will rage on as long as there are NFL teams. Over the last decade, the question of the best current quarterback in pro football came down to two players: Peyton Manning and Tom Brady. Both of them have dominated the league, but there's a new breed of quarterbacks who can stake their claim to being the best in the league.

Would you argue with Aaron Rodgers as the best quarterback right now? The Green Bay quarterback is a guy who was won a Super Bowl and  an MVP, after all. How about Eli Manning or Ben Roethlisberger, both whom have won two Super Bowls. You can even throw Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan into the mix.

This is your chance to weigh in on who is the best quarterback in the NFL right now. The key here is right now. We aren't interested in the greatest quarterback in NFL history, only the best in the current season. This is the Ultimate List of the best quarterbacks in the National Football League right now, so pick who you think is the most worthy contender for that title and vote him up.

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    5,906
    3,890

    Drew Brees

    New Orleans Saints

    ESPN Total QBR: 83.5

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  • 2
    6,213
    5,163

    Aaron Rodgers

    Green Bay Packers

    ESPN Total QBR: 57.3

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  • 3
    4,581
    575

    Patrick Mahomes

    Kansas City Chiefs

    ESPN Total QBR: 82.2

  • 4
    4,986
    4,142

    Russell Wilson

    Seattle Seahawks

    ESPN Total QBR: 67.1

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  • 5
    2,499
    1,118

    Deshaun Watson

    Houston Texans

    ESPN Total QBR: 60.2

  • 6
    2,193
    757

    Lamar Jackson

    Baltimore Ravens

    ESPN Total QBR: 39.1

  • 7
    6,260
    6,034

    Tom Brady

    Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    ESPN Total QBR: 72.8

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  • 8
    942
    404

    Josh Allen

    Buffalo Bills
  • 9
    2,384
    2,054

    Dak Preskott

    Dallas Cowboys

    ESPN Total QBR: 53.8

  • 10
    2,195
    1,844

    Jimmy Garoppolo

    San Francisco 49ers

    ESPN Total QBR: 29.8

  • 11
    953
    461

    Kyler Murray

    Arizona Cardinals
  • 12
    2,458
    2,207

    Carson Wentz

    Indianapolis Colts

    ESPN Total QBR: 65.0

  • 13
    2,231
    2,277

    Kirk Cousins

    Minnesota Vikings

    ESPN Total QBR: 64.9

  • 14
    1,946
    1,706

    Jared Goff

    Detroit Lions

    ESPN Total QBR: 68.1

  • 15
    1,267
    1,079

    Baker Mayfield

    Cleveland Browns

    ESPN Total QBR: 51.4

  • 16
    2,736
    3,777

    Philip Rivers

    Los Angeles Chargers, Indianapolis Colts

    ESPN Total QBR: 73.3

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  • 17
    2,840
    4,082

    Matt Ryan

    Atlanta Falcons

    ESPN Total QBR: 68.3

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  • 18
    3,275
    4,929

    Ben Roethlisberger

    Pittsburgh Steelers

    ESPN Total QBR: 72.9

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  • 19
    1,889
    2,483

    Nick Foles

    Chicago Bears, Philadelphia Eagles

    ESPN Total QBR: 49.8

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  • 20
    383
    397

    Gardner Minshew

    Jacksonville Jaguars
  • 21
    909
    1,065

    Mitchell Trubisky

    Buffalo Bills

    ESPN Total QBR: 71.0

  • 22
    1,919
    3,013

    Derek Carr

    Oakland Raiders

    ESPN Total QBR: 51.1

  • 23
    310
    342

    Taysom Hill

    New Orleans Saints

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    #49 of 135 The Best New Orleans Saints of All Time#17 of 61 The Best Green Bay Packers Quarterbacks of All Time

  • 24
    2,285
    3,661

    Matthew Stafford

    Los Angeles Rams

    ESPN Total QBR: 50.6

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  • 25
    1,426
    2,200

    Teddy Bridgewater

    Denver Broncos

    ESPN Total QBR: 15.6