Ranking Joe Burrow and all 32 NFL quarterbacks from 2021 season

Joe Burrow, Cincinnati Bengals (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)
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10. Matthew Stafford, Los Angeles Rams

You could give Matthew Stafford the benefit of the doubt and have him higher, but the nine in front did more with less, or they have proven themselves and stayed consistent over multiple seasons of success.

Stafford had the best wide receiver in the league this year in Cooper Kupp, mixed in with Robert Woods for half the season, and Van Jefferson. They eventually added Odell Beckham Jr to the mix, who fit in perfectly halfway through the year. Stafford did have the best season of his career, and winning a Super Bowl was well earned and well deserved, but he also led the league in interceptions with 17.

The most well-remembered moment from this season for Stafford, in my opinion, was his clutch, spot-on pass in the NFC Divisional Round against the Bucs to Cooper Kupp against the blitz that led to a game-winning field goal to advance to the NFC Championship.

9. Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

Russell Wilson didn’t have the year he is used to having, but he also had a severe hand injury that he came back much earlier than initially thought. The Seahawks’ offensive line was not very good, nor was the defense. He still managed to throw for 25 touchdowns and only six interceptions in only 14 games.

Wilson is still one of the best leaders and most accomplished quarterbacks still left in this league full of very young players at the position.