Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 2/3/13
On Super Bowl Sunday, Colin Kaepernick and Joe Flacco will become the 55th and 56th quarterbacks to start at the ultimate position in sports on the ultimate stage in all of American sports. History will tell on Sunday, and in years to come, the place Kaepernick and Flacco will have in history. Super Bowl 47 may prove to be the lone shot at glory or the springboard to a legendary career that ultimately winds up in Canton. But how do the previous 54 rank? Well, here is my list. As a starting point in compiling the rankings, I award one point for a Super Bowl start and three points per Super Bowl win – although I do make exceptions in the course of determining this rank. 54.  Tony Eason (0-1) I ranked the Bears first in my recent rankings of all 46 Super Bowl winners, so it would seem unfair to put the opposing starting quarterback in the massacre dead last. But let’s just say Super Bowl 20 was not Eason’s day. Few remember that the Bears actually fumbled on the very first play from scrimmage,
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