Ranking All 32 NFL Starting Quarterbacks From Worst To Best

32. DeShone Kizer - Cleveland Browns



2016 stats: N/A

Following in the footsteps of greats such as Robert Griffin III, Josh McCown, Cody Kessler, Johnny Manziel, Austin Davis, Brian Hoyer, Connor Shaw, Jason Campbell and Brandon Weeden (and that’s just over the past four years), the second round pick out of Notre Dame will aim to finally provide some stability for the Browns at the quarterback position. Kizer is a good athlete with plenty of potential to be a starter in the league for the next decade. He has prototypical size at 6’4” and 234 pounds, but needs to improve as a passer if he’s to experience any success in the NFL. If he doesn’t improve his accuracy, he’ll quickly become the latest Cleveland quarterback project that never panned out.

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31. Mike Glennon - Chicago Bears



2016 stats: 10-for-11 (90.9%), 75 passing yards, 1 touchdown, 0 interceptions

The Jay Cutler era in Chicago is officially over. The Bears cut Cutler loose after eight seasons as their starting quarterback. Cutler has since decided to head to the TV booth as a commentator. The Bears then opted to shell out a three-year, $45 million deal for signal-caller Mike Glennon. The former Tampa Bay backup hasn't played much in his brief NFL career -- yet the Bears believe enough in him to the point they'll be paying Glennon $18.5 million in guaranteed money.

It's perplexing -- especially considering Chicago drafted North Carolina QB Mitch Trubisky No. 2 overall in this year's draft. Chicago gave a lot of money to an unproven commodity. Additionally, the drafting of a quarterback that high signals (in theory) that Trubisky will see the field sooner than later. Much like the Jets, the Bears' situation isn't one with a ton of clarity at the moment.

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30. Josh McCown - New York Jets



2016 stats: 90-for-165 (54.5%), 1,100 passing yards, 6 touchdowns, 6 interceptions

The worst team in the league unsurprisingly also has one of the worst starting quarterbacks under center. Although the Jets appear to be in full tank mode, their decision to start Josh McCown over Christian Hackenberg at least shows some interest in winning. The 38-year-old won’t be leading this team to the postseason, but has proven capable of keeping his teams in games over the past 16 seasons. He lacks elite arm strength or accuracy, but is simply a better quarterback than Hackenberg or Bryce Petty.

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29. Jared Goff - Los Angeles Rams



2016 stats: 112-for-205 (54.6%), 1,089 passing yards, 5 touchdowns, 7 interception

After 10 brutal weeks of Case Keenum-led football, it was difficult to determine whether Goff won the starting job, or was handed it by default. Based on seven weeks of horrific football, it certainly seems to be the latter. Goff barely completed 50 percent of his passes playing in a painfully conservative offense, and faces a crucial offseason. The hiring of head coach/quarterback whisperer Sean McVay should help, as Goff has a long road ahead to proving worthy of being drafted No. 1 overall in 2016. Playing in a spread system in college made Goff's transition to the pros much more difficult, but with decent mobility and a strong/accurate arm, Goff should only move up this list in the coming years.

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