QB Tiers Forward Going Into Week 7

A look at rest of season quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

elite qb1

Tom Brady, NE

strong qb1

Aaron Rodgers, GB

Ben Roethlisberger, PIT **Injured**

Carson Palmer, ARI

Andrew Luck, IND

Cam Newton, CAR

Andy Dalton, CIN

solid qb1

Russell Wilson, SEA

Philip Rivers, SD

Matt Ryan, ATL

Drew Brees, NO

Tony Romo, DAL **Injured**

HIGH Ceiling Qb2

Jay Cutler, CHI

Matthew Stafford, DET

Ryan Tannehill, MIA

Derek Carr, OAK

Blake Bortles, JAX

Tyrod Taylor, BUF **Injured**

boom/bust qb2

Eli Manning, NYG

Ryan Fitzpatrick, NYJ

Josh McCown, CLE

Joe Flacco, BAL

Colin Kaepernick, SF

Marcus Mariota, TEN **Injured**

low ceiling qb2

Teddy Bridgewater, MIN

Jameis Winston, TB

Alex Smith, KC

Sam Bradford, PHI

desperation plays

Kirk Cousins, WAS

Nick Foles, STL

Brian Hoyer, HOU

Matt Cassel, DAL

starters-to-be?

Mark Sanchez, PHI

Colt McCoy, WAS