Top 10 Worst Starting NFL Quarterbacks in 2016


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1Blaine Gabbert

With Colin Kaepernick missing the majority of training camp, Gabbert appears to have won the 49ers’ starting quarterback job by default. And based on what we have seen out of the former Missouri signal caller during preseason, the 2016 season could be disastrous for San Francisco. The Niners will likely go back to Kaepernick in Week 5, but until then, they will have the unenviable distinction of having the worst starting quarterback in the NFL this season. - dipper31

2Case KeenumV1 Comment
3Robert Griffin IIIRobert Lee Griffin III, nicknamed RG3, is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.

The Browns are giving Griffin a chance to resurrect his once-promising career after the 2011 Heisman Trophy winner was released by the Washington Redskins early in the offseason. He has proven that he can be an effective NFL quarterback, but aside from his rookie season, it quickly became clear that Griffin was not totally comfortable with the speed of the game in the NFL or playing in a pro-style offense. And on top of that, he had major issues staying healthy.
Griffin will have the added benefit of getting to work with a quarterback guru in new Browns head coach Hugh Jackson. However, we remain confident that Griffin peaked during his rookie season with the Redskins. Don’t be surprised if the Browns are in the market for a new starting quarterback within the next two years. - dipper31

4Brock OsweilerV1 Comment
5Jay CutlerJay Christopher Cutler is an American football quarterback for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League.V1 Comment
6Trevor Siemian

It appears as though the Broncos have decided to ride out the 2016 season with Siemian as their starting quarterback. And to be frank, nobody really knows what to expect from the former Northwestern standout. He has flashed an excellent physical skillset and the ability to make all the necessary throws, but until he faces a season’s worth of live action, it’s hard to know exactly what the Broncos have in Siemian. - dipper31

7Sam BradfordSamuel "Sam" Jacob Bradford is an American football quarterback of the National Football League. He was drafted by the St. Louis Rams with the first overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft. He played college football at Oklahoma and as a redshirt sophomore Bradford became only the second sophomore to win more.

The way the Eagles handled their quarterback situation this offseason was perplexing. They started off by signing Bradford, who, on top of having a less than stellar injury history, struggled in his only season in Philadelphia, to a two-year, $35 million contract extension that included $22 million in guaranteed money. They followed that up by signing Chase Daniel to a three-year, $21 million contract with $12 million in guaranteed money during free agency. Then they completely shook things up (and gave away five drafts picks) by trading up in the 2016 NFL Draft for former North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz and eventually sent Bradford to Minnesota. Regardless of location, Bradford offers very little upside (if he can even stay healthy), and is nothing more than a placeholder for the position until Teddy Bridgewater is ready to go. - dipper31

8Ryan TannehillRyan Timothy Tannehill III is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.
9Geno Smith
10Marcus MariotaMarcus Ardel Tafuna Taulauniu Mariota is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League.V1 Comment

The Contenders

11Colin Kaepernick
12Joe Flacco
13Eli ManningElisha Nelson "Eli" Manning, is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League.
14Cody KesslerV1 Comment
15Jimmy Garoppolo
16Jared Goff
17Carson WentzCarson Wentz is an American football quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League. He played college football at North Dakota State University. He was drafted by the Eagles with the second overall pick of the 2016 NFL draft, becoming the highest drafted quarterback from an more.
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1. Jay Cutler
2. Blaine Gabbert
3. Brock Osweiler
1. Case Keenum
2. Blaine Gabbert
3. Trevor Siemian



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