Week 5 Quarterback Tiers

A look at the Week 5 quarterback rankings through the lens of tiers

ELITE QB1

Tom Brady (at DAL)
Aaron Rodgers (vs STL)

STRONG QB1

Russell Wilson (at CIN)
Carson Palmer (at DET)
Philip Rivers (vs PIT)

SOLID QB1

Peyton Manning (at OAK)
Matt Ryan (vs WAS)
Jay Cutler (at KC)
Eli Manning (vs SF)
Drew Brees (at PHI)

HIGH CEILING QB2

Andy Dalton (vs SEA)
Tyrod Taylor (at TEN)
Alex Smith (at KC)
Marcus Mariota (vs BUF)

BOOM/BUST QB2

Josh McCown (at BAL)
Matthew Stafford (vs ARI)
Jameis Winston (vs JAX)
Kirk Cousins (at ATL)
Colin Kaepernick (at NYG)
Blake Bortles (at TB)
Michael Vick (at SD)

HIGH FLOOR QB2

Joe Flacco (vs CLE)
Matt Hasselbeck (at HOU)

DESPERATION PLAYS

Sam Bradford (vs NO)
Derek Carr (vs DEN)
Brandon Weeden (vs NE)
Ryan Mallett (vs IND) **Thursday**
Nick Foles (at GB)