Top Ten Best Quarterbacks Going Into the 2020 NFL Season
The Super Bowl MVP and regular season MVP comes out on top once again here. He can do just about everything. He's talented, mobile, a leader, and well-respected. The Chiefs made the right pick in the draft, though the same can't be said for the team that traded up for you know who at this point.
Wilson had a career year in 2019, though didn't play as well as Lamar Jackson. I think someday he will win an NFL MVP, especially considering what he has done for his team. He is working with a bottom half of the league offensive line and no threat at tight end, and yet he continues to show how elite he is on a weekly basis, keeping the Seahawks consistently in contention.
Despite his lack of playoff success, Jackson has a bright future in the NFL. His MVP season showed that he can still be successful as a mobile quarterback. He is basically Michael Vick, but better.
Brees is going into his final NFL season trying to get his second Super Bowl ring. He is the holder of major quarterback records like all-time passing yards and all-time passing touchdowns. He is getting up there in age, but last season showed us that he is still an effective playmaker, especially with an elite offense around him.
Like Mahomes and Jackson, Watson is part of the future of the NFL. He has gotten the Texans to the playoffs for two straight seasons, and looks to do it for a third. He looks to be next in line for a mega-contract, after Mahomes got over $500 million.
Rodgers, like Brees, is getting up there in age, and the Packers have just drafted his presumable successor, Jordan Love. Still, Rodgers was elite last season, even though it was a down-season by his standards. He is still among the top quarterbacks in the NFL.
Wentz played a full season and played well too. Even with his wide receiver core getting absolutely obliterated by injury, he still produced and got his team to the playoffs, granted the NFC East was terrible. With better wide receivers going into this season, expect a better year from Wentz, and maybe getting closer to his 2017 form.
I don't know if Brady should be on here, but I expect a better season from him in his first with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Unlike his last season in New England, he has a load of amazing weapons, plus a favorite target from his Patriots days in Rob Gronkowski. I think he will have a bounceback season.
Prescott had arguably his best season yet in 2019, and kept the Cowboys somewhat competitive during a disappointing season. Now that he has even more wide receivers to throw to, he may have another great season.
He started the season struggling, but Cousins found his stride later in the season to make his second career Pro Bowl. He got the Vikings to the playoffs and upset the Saints in the Wild Card. He also recently got an extension. If the Vikings continue to improve their offense, expect Cousins to get just better.