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1.) Aaron Rodgers: Green Bay Packers - Despite having one of the worst offensive lines in the league, virtually no running game and receiver by committee, Aaron Rodgers still managed to throw for 4,295 yards and 32 TDs. Rodgers carried this team last season on his shoulders to an 11-5 regular season record. Leading the league with a passer rating of 108, Rodgers led the Packers to a first round route of the Minnesota Vikings, only to be cut short of another Super Bowl run in the 2nd round, losing to the 49ers. At 29, Rodgers is showing no signs of slowing down and looks to remain atop this list for years to come. 2.) Drew Brees: New Orleans Saints -Drew Brees is a proven leader, and he showed us all last season he is one of the best on the field coaches in the game today. Even without their head coach, amidst all the controversy from the previous offseason, the Saints Captain showed resilience. Brees averaged 324 yards passing per game, despite a tough 7-9 season. Brees passed for a league leading 5,177 yards and 43 Touchdowns. He was the only quarterback in the league to break the 5,000 yard mark, carrying his teams offense.The problem for the Saints was on the defensive side of the ball, despite finishing 2nd in total offense, the Saints were dead last in total defense. Not a good winning strategy for New Orleans.   3.) Matt Ryan: Atlanta Falcons -Matt Ryan is a solid Quarterback and a great leader. Ryan finally proved all doubters wrong by winning in the Divisional round of the playoffs, in dramatic fashion, over the Seahawks (30-28). Ryan and the Falcons were eventually knocked out by the 49ers in the NFC Championship Game. Matt Ryan led the Falcons to a NFL regular season best 13-3 record, and passed for 4,719 yards with 32 touchdowns. It’s nice to have the the best one-two tandem in the league at Wide Receiver in Julio Jones and Roddy White. Not to mention quite possibly the greatest tight end of all time in Tony Gonzalez as a safety net. The Falcons stayed busy this offseason, bringing in more weapons for Matt Ryan, including ground and pound Running Back Stephen Jackson, which should bring a needed play-action aspect to the Falcons already dangerous passing game. With a successful draft, and exceptional talent surrounding him, the sky is the limit in 2013.   4.) Russell Wilson: Seattle Seahawks -A surprise to everyone. Russell Wilson not only beat out Matt Flynn for the starting role, he led the surging Seahawks to an 11-5 record as a rookie. Wilson passed for 3,118 yards, and tied a rookie record with 26 touchdowns, not bad for a 3rd round pick who was expected to hold a clipboard all season. Russell Wilson is part of the new breed of Quarterbacks in the NFL, whom possess dynamic playmaking ability, running, throwing, throwing on the run,etc. With Seattle having one of the best defenses in football and Marshawn “Beast-Mode” Lynch lining up behind him, the future looks bright for the Seahawks and Russell Wilson.   5.A) Robert Griffin 111 -Possessing an incredible skill-set, RG111 is one of the more naturally gifted Quarterbacks in the game today. RG111 posted a 102.4 passer rating, throwing for 3,200 yards, 20 Touchdowns, and only 5 interceptions. Leading the Redskins to a 10-6 record and a division title. Despite his injury history, he makes the cut, because when healthy RG111 is a game changer. Like Wilson, RG111 is great on the run and can toss an unbelievable deep ball. It was his knee injury history that created doubters when drafted, and it’s another ACL tear that keeps them around. If not for the knee that hobbled him throughout the 2nd half of the wildcard round against Seattle, RG111 would have moved on, and up this list, no doubt.   5.B) Colin Kaepernick: San Francisco 49ers -The Quarterback with the most upside on this list is Colin Kaepernick. With an unbelievable amount of pressure on his shoulders, and only 10 games starting under his belt, Kaepernick led the 49ers all the way to the Super Bowl. Like Wilson and RG11, Kaepernick is an incredible athlete with dynamic playmaking ability. With blazing speed, a cannon of an arm, and an incredible work ethic, Kaepernick is a coaches dream. He will only get better under the instruction of 49er head coach Jim Harbaugh. Need more convincing, try replaying the Divisional Round of the Playoffs, where Kaepernick single-handedly dominated the Packers, weaving through the Green Bay defense, leaving them in his dust. Kaepernick went on to out duel even the likes of Matt Ryan in the NFC championship game, and was 5 yards away from a Super Bowl Championship. Not bad for Kaepernick in his first go-around. Now he gets a full offseason to prepare, and a full season to show his full potential. So it looks like the 49er and NFL fans alike, will have a full season ticket to the gun show, look out!!! Honorable Mentions: -Eli Manning (Giants) -Matt Stafford (Lions) -Tony Romo (Cowboys) -Cam Newton (Panthers)

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