Top 10 Starting Quarterbacks in the NFL

10. Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford

Matthew Stafford, 34, is our next NFL starting quarterback. Detroit Lions drafted him first overall in 2009. He's in the top 20 in pass attempts, completions, yards, and touchdowns. He's the fastest NFL player to 40,000 throwing yards.

09. Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson

Lamar Jackson is a Baltimore Ravens quarterback. He was a 2018 NFL Draft first-round pick. Jackson started for the Ravens as a rookie. He holds NFL records and won 2019 MVP.

08. Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

NFL starting quarterback Russell Wilson is ranked eighth. Seattle Seahawks picked him 75th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft. The 34-year-old is a brilliant dual-threat quarterback. 2022: Hawks send him to the Broncos.

07. Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott

Dak Prescott, Dallas Cowboys quarterback. In 2016, the Cowboys drafted the 29-year-old in the fourth round. Prescott was a backup as a rookie and started in the preseason. PFWA All-Rookie Team and NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year. He's made two Pro Bowls.

06. Joe Burrow

Joe Burrow

Joe Burrow, 26, of the Cincinnati Bengals is sixth. Burrow was the Bengals' first-round pick in 2020. Injury terminated Burrow's debut season. He was voted NFL Comeback Player of the Year and NFL Completion Percentage Leader. He has the highest passer rating, completion %, and single-game passing yards.

05. Justin Herbert

Justin Herbert

Los Angeles Chargers picked 24-year-old quarterback Justin Herbert sixth overall in 2020 NFL Draft. He started his rookie season's second game. NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year, PWFA All-Rookie Team 2020.

04. Tom Brady

Tom Brady

Tom Brady, 45, one of the best quarterbacks of all time, is the fourth quarterback on our list of 17 NFL starters. The New England Patriots drafted him 199th overall in 2000.

03. Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodger

Aaron Rodgers is the third NFL starting quarterback. 2005 NFL Draft: Green Bay Packers, 1st round. Many sportscasters and players consider Rodgers, 39, one of the best quarterbacks ever.

02. Patrick Mahomes

Patrick Mahome

Patrick Mahomes, 27, is the Chiefs' quarterback. 2017 NFL Draft: Kansas City Chiefs, 10th overall.  Mahomes replaced Alex Smith as a rookie. Since then, he's the only quarterback in college and NFL history to throw 5,000 yards in a season.

01. Josh Allen

Josh Allen

Josh Allen, a 26-year-old quarterback, is ranked first among the top 17 starting quarterbacks in the NFL. He was taken by the Buffalo Bills as the seventh overall choice in the 2018 NFL Draft. In 2020, Allen enjoyed a breakout season and guided the group to its first divisional crown and postseason triumph since 1995.