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Ranking all 32 Starting QBs Going Into 2021

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We're back! Last May I did a similar article, where I ranked all 32 starting QBs going into the 2020 season and boy was I right and wrong about where some guys ended up. I was criticized for ranking Wentz at the #3 spot, and I totally deserve that. Today, we're ranking the 32 starting quarterbacks going into 2021. We'll be taking past performance, recent stats, age, and outlook all into account. Hot takes abound, let's get started:

1. Patrick Mahomes - Kansas City Chiefs

2020 stats: 390 of 588 (66.3%) for 4,740 yards (8.1 yards per attempt), 38 TDs and 6 INTs; 62 carries for 308 yards and 2 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #1

2. Russell Wilson - Seattle Seahawks

2020 stats: 384 of 558 (68.8%) for 4,212 yards (7.5 yards per attempt), 40 TDs and 13 INTs; 83 carries for 513 yards and 2 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #2

3. Aaron Rodgers - Green Bay Packers

2020 stats: 372 of 526 (70.7%) for 4,299 yards (8.2 yards per attempt), 48 TDs and 5 INTs; 38 carries for 149 yards and 3 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #4

4. Deshaun Watson - Houston Texans

2020 stats: 382 of 544 (70.2%) for 4,823 yards (8.9 yards per attempt), 33 TDs and 7 INTs; 90 carries for 444 yards and 3 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #6

5. Josh Allen - Buffalo Bills

2020 stats: 396 of 572 (69.2%) for 4,544 yards (7.9 yards per attempt), 37 TDs and 10 INTs; 16 carries for 102 yards and 8 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #18

6. Tom Brady - Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2020 stats: 401 of 610 (65.7%) for 4,633 yards (7.6 yards per attempt), 40 TDs and 12 INTs

Last Year's Rank: #10

7. Lamar Jackson - Baltimore Ravens

2020 stats: 242 of 376 (64.4%) for 2,757 yards (7.3 yards per attempt), 26 TDs and 9 INTs; 159 carries for 1005 yards and 7 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #5

8. Kyler Murray - Arizona Cardinals

2020 stats: 375 of 558 (67.2%) for 3,971 yards (7.1 yards per attempt), 26 TDs and 12 INTs; 133 carries for 819 yards and 11 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #20

9. Baker Mayfield - Cleveland Browns

2020 stats: 305 of 486 (62.8%) for 3,563 yards (7.3 yards per attempt), 26 TDs and 8 INTs; 54 carries for 165 yards and 1 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #21

10. Justin Herbert - LA Chargers

2020 stats: 396 of 595 (66.6%) for 4,336 yards (7.3 yards per attempt), 31 TDs and 10 INTs; 55 carries for 234 yards and 5 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: N/A

11. Ryan Tannehill - Tennessee Titans

2020 stats: 315 of 451 (65.5%) for 3,819 yards (7.9 yards per attempt), 33 TDs and 7 INTs; 43 carries for 266 yards and 7 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #11

12. Matt Ryan - Atlanta Falcons

2020 stats: 407 of 626 (65.0%) for 4,581 yards (7.3 yards per attempt), 26 TDs and 11 INT.

Last Year's Rank: #8

13. Dak Prescott - Dallas Cowboys

2020 stats: 151 of 222 (68.0%) for 1,856 yards (8.4 yards per attempt), 9 TDs and 4 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #13

14. Kirk Cousins - Minnesota Vikings

2020 stats: 349 of 516 (67.6%) for 4,265 yards (8.3 yards per attempt), 35 TDs and 13 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #9

15. Matthew Stafford - LA Rams

2020 stats: 339 of 528 (64.2%) for 4,084 yards (7.7 yards per attempt), 26 TDs and 10 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #14

16. Derek Carr - Las Vegas Raiders

2020 stats: 348 of 517 (67.3%) for 4,103 yards (7.9 yards per attempt), 27 TDs and 9 INTs; 39 carries for 140 yards and 3 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #16

17. Carson Wentz - Indianapolis Colts

2020 stats: 251 of 437 (57.4%) for 2,620 yards (6.0 yards per attempt), 16 TDs and 15 INTs; 52 carries for 276 yards and 5 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #3

18. Jared Goff - Detroit Lions

2020 stats: 370 of 552 (67.0%) for 3,952 yards (7.2 yards per attempt), 20 TDs and 13 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #15

19. Joe Burrow - Cincinnati Bengals

2020 stats: 264 of 404 (65.3%) for 2,688 yards (6.7 yards per attempt), 13 TDs and 5 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #31

20. Ben Roethlisberger - Pittsburgh Steelers

2020 stats: 399 of 608 (65.6%) for 3,803 yards (6.3 yards per attempt), 33 TDs and 10 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #12

21. Jimmy Garoppolo - San Francisco 49ers

2020 stats: 94 of 140 (67.1%) for 1,096 yards (7.8 yards per attempt), 7 TDs and 5 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #11

22. Jalen Hurts - Philadelphia Eagles

2020 stats: 77 of 148 (52.0%) for 1061 yards (7.2 yards per attempt), 6 TDs and 4 INTs; 63 carries for 354 yards and 3 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: N/A

23. Daniel Jones - New York Giants

2020 stats: 280 of 448 (62.5%) for 2,943 yards (6.6 yards per attempt), 11 TDs and 10 INTs; 65 carries for 423 yards and 1 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #25

24. Ryan Fitzpatrick - Washington Football Team

2020 stats: 183 of 267 (68.5%) for 2,091 yards (7.8 yards per attempt), 13 TDs and 8 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #29

25. Cam Newton - New England Patriots

2020 stats: 242 of 368 (65.8%) for 2,657 yards (7.2 yards per attempt), 8 TDs and 12 INTs; 137 carries for 597 yards and 12 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: N/A

26. Andy Dalton - Chicago Bears

2020 stats: 216 of 333 (64.9%) for 2,170 yards (6.5 yards per attempt), 14 TDs and 8 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: N/A

27. Tua Tagovailoa - Miami Dolphins

2020 stats: 186 of 290 (64.1%) for 1,814 yards (6.3 yards per attempt), 11 TDs and 5 INTs; 36 carries for 109 yards and 3 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: N/A

28. Sam Darnold - Carolina Panthers

2020 stats: 217 of 364 (59.6%) for 2,208 yards (6.1 yards per attempt), 9 TDs and 11 INTs; 37 carries for 217 yards and 2 TDs.

Last Year's Rank: #27

29. Drew Lock - Denver Broncos

2020 stats: 254 of 443 (57.3%) for 2,933 yards (6.6 yards per attempt), 16 TDs and 15 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: #28

30. Jameis Winston - New Orleans Saints

2020 stats: 7 of 11 (63.6%) for 75 yards (6.8 yards per attempt), 0 TDs and 0 INTs.

Last Year's Rank: N/A

31. Trevor Lawrence - Jacksonville Jaguars

2019 stats: N/A

Last Year's Rank: N/A

32. Zach Wilson - New York Jets

2019 stats: N/A

Last Year's Rank: N/A

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