Top 10 Worst Starting NFL Quarterbacks in 2016

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The Top Ten

1 Blaine 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

2 Case Keenum Case Keenum V 1 Comment
3 Brock Osweiler Brock Osweiler Brock Alan Osweiler is an American football quarterback for the Cleveland Browns of the National Football League.

The Texans shelled out big money for Osweiler this offseason in a move that clearly signified how desperate they were to improve at the quarterback position. And unfortunately for the NFL’s newest franchise, they paid $72 million for a signal caller that has shown nothing that would lead us to believe he is a Pro Bowl caliber player.
In four years, Osweiler made seven starts for the Denver Broncos while Peyton Manning nursed a couple of injuries. In that time, the former Arizona State standout posted a 5-2 record and had a couple of nice moments. However, without Denver’s historically great defense to fall back on, Osweiler’s flaws would have been completely exposed. Don’t be shocked if the Texans are kicking themselves for making this move when the 2016 season comes to an end. - dipper31

4 Robert Griffin III Robert Griffin III Robert 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

5 Jay Cutler Jay Cutler Jay Christopher Cutler is a retired American football quarterback that of the National Football League. Cutler played 11 seasons in the NFL (2006-2016). During his announcement that Cutler declared retirement, he announced plans to be a television sportscaster for the FOX Network.

When it comes to having raw physical ability, Cutler is a top-five quarterback in the NFL. When it comes to being a complete quarterback, though, the 33-year-old Indiana native hasn’t been able to put it all together. And based on what we’ve seen over the course of his 10-year NFL career, he probably never will.
While there is a good chance that he will eventually join the 300 touchdown pass club, Cutler has still made just one postseason appearance during his professional career, and simply isn’t the type of player you can build a franchise around. - dipper31

6 Trevor Siemian Trevor 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

7 Sam Bradford Sam Bradford Samuel "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 ...read 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

8 Ryan Tannehill Ryan Tannehill Ryan Timothy Tannehill III is an American football quarterback for the Miami Dolphins of the National Football League.
9 Geno Smith
10 Marcus Mariota Marcus Mariota Marcus Ardel Tafuna Taulauniu Mariota is an American football quarterback for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. V 1 Comment

The Contenders

11 Colin Kaepernick
12 Eli Manning Eli Manning Elisha Nelson "Eli" Manning, is an American football quarterback for the New York Giants of the National Football League. V 1 Comment
13 Joe Flacco
14 Chase Daniel

King of lame

the worst

15 Matt Ryan Matt Ryan Matthew Thomas "Matt" Ryan, nicknamed "Matty Ice," is an American football quarterback for the Atlanta Falcons of the National Football League.

Stinks. If the Patriots can make a 23 point comeback in 2 quarters in the super bowl that's saying something. GO PATS.

16 Cody Kessler V 1 Comment
17 Jimmy Garoppolo
18 Jared Goff
19 Paxton Lynch

Lynch playedb2 games ( bust )

20 Carson Wentz Carson Wentz Carson 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 ...read more.
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