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The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now  

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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 2019-2020. 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. If you're a fantasy football player, head over and help decide the best fantasy football QBs of 2019.

 

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Tom Brady is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Aaron Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Drew Brees is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
New Orleans Saints, San Diego Chargers

ESPN Total QBR: 83.5

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#9 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #25 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #12 of 118 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

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Russell Wilson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Patrick Mahomes II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
Joshua Kennedy added Patrick Mahomes Kansas City Chiefs

ESPN Total QBR: 82.2

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#53 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #210 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #38 of 118 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

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Ben Roethlisberger is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
Pittsburgh Steelers

ESPN Total QBR: 72.9

Ben Roethlisberger also has four career perfect passer games. Check out the other QBs with perfect passer games.

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#2,116 of 2,198 The Best Athletes Of All Time #21 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #112 of 291 The Most Obnoxious Athletes

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Matt Ryan is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Cam Newton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Philip Rivers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Deshaun Watson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
gregchristensen83 added Houston Texans

ESPN Total QBR: 60.2

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Matthew Stafford is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Eli Manning is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Carson Wentz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
Carson Wentz Philadelphia Eagles

ESPN Total QBR: 65.0

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#72 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #327 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #27 of 51 The Most Likable Active NFL Players

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Derek Carr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
JamesRLock added Oakland Raiders

ESPN Total QBR: 51.1

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#86 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #491 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #29 of 34 The Most Overpaid Professional Athletes Right Now

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Dak Prescott is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Lamar Jackson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
JacobGreathouse added Lamar Jackson Baltimore Ravens

ESPN Total QBR: 39.1

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#150 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #752 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #9 of 118 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

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Jared Goff is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Kirk Cousins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
wiabux added Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings

ESPN Total QBR: 64.9

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#89 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #381 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #90 of 118 The Greatest College Football Quarterbacks of All Time

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Andy Dalton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
San Francisco 49ers, Kansas City Chiefs, Washington Redskins

ESPN Total QBR: 50.3

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#67 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #27 of 53 The Best No. 1 Overall NFL Draft Picks Of All Time, Ranked #298 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever

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Marcus Mariota is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
keith-leatherwood added Tennessee Titans

ESPN Total QBR: 55.6

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#2,128 of 2,198 The Best Athletes Of All Time #95 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #1,446 of 1,472 The Greatest Minds of All Time

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Joe Flacco is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
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Nick Foles is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
earlthegoose added Philadelphia Eagles, St. Louis Rams, Kansas City Chiefs

ESPN Total QBR: 49.8

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#80 of 218 The Best Quarterbacks Of All Time #701 of 1,540 The Best Football Players Ever #25 of 51 The Most Likable Active NFL Players

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Jimmy Garoppolo is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
lwp2004 added New England Patriots, San Francisco 49ers

ESPN Total QBR: 29.8

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Baker Mayfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Quarterbacks in the NFL Right Now
PaulA1 added Baker Mayfield Cleveland Browns

ESPN Total QBR: 51.4