Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 10/25/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 06: Tony Romo #9 of the Dallas Cowboys throws a pass in the first quarter against the New York Giants at Giants Stadium on December 6, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Time for the first part of our position-by-position NFC East analysis and rankings! We'll be starting with quarterbacks. There is no single factor that will make or break any of the candidates-- they will be assessed based on the five grading criteria below. Note that RGIII will not be rated due to the fact that he has yet to prove himself on an NFL level. BIG PLAY ABILITY 1. Michael Vick 2. Tony Romo 3. Eli Manning Vick is the clear winner here as he showed his skills in 2010. Vick has the ability to beat anyone on the deep ball or take off and run 30 yards. Having to scheme against a QB like this can drive a coordinator crazy. Tony Romo can rack up the points for you in fantasy football with his big arm. He is a must have when it comes to fantasy because he tends to score with the best of them. Romo always keeps his touchdown-interception ratio in check as well. With receivers like Bryant and Austin you can expect more big games from Romo. Eli Manning has more big play a...
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