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Now that Joe Flacco is set to be the highest paid NFL player of all time, let’s see if he cracks the list of the top five QBs in the NFL right now…
5. Eli Manning (NYG) - The younger Manning said he was a top five QB two years ago when he only had one Super Bowl victory under his belt. The following season, he won another Super Bowl. Even though he failed to get back to the playoffs this year, Manning is still an elite QB that almost any team who doesn’t have a QB on this list would trade for in a second.
4. Drew Brees (NO) - Brees only has one Super Bowl ring on his resume, but that doesn’t matter. The Saints QB has thrown for more than 4,000 yards in each of the past seven seasons. On top of that, Brees has thrown for 5,000 yards in three of those seasons. New Orleans didn’t make the playoffs this year because Brees can’t be the only player doing well on the team, but with head coach Sean Payton back on the sidelines, Brees will lead the Saints on a long playoff run.
3. Aaron Rodgers (GB) - Rodgers just keeps getting better and better. The Packers’ QB saw his numbers decline from 2011 to 2012 but that was only because almost all of his offensive targets were injured at some point. If it wasn’t for the two QBs ahead of him on this list and Adrian Peterson, Rodgers would’ve been the MVP in my book this season.
2. Peyton Manning (DEN) - The older Manning had four neck surgeries and missed all of the 2011 season. After getting traded to the Broncos, Manning had one of the best seasons of his career. This year, Peyton should be even better after having one full year under his belt following his surgeries. Manning also would’ve made it to the AFC championship game if his coach let him go for a touchdown with 30 seconds left, but that’s besides the point.
1. Tom Brady (NE) - Brady took a pay cut to make his team better, is always among the top five in quarterback statistics like touchdowns and passing yards, and has won three Super Bowls (the most of anyone on this list). New England’s QB had incredible numbers last season that should’ve earned him an MVP award. In the end, Brady is the best QB in the game right now and if he can get one more Super Bowl victory under his belt, he will be in the discussion for the best QB ever.
On the bubble: Ben Roethlisberger , Joe Flacco, Matt Ryan
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There is a rumor going around that Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning was involved in a car crash.
The team has confirmed that those rumors are FALSE.
Manning was not involved in an accident and is in good health.
Peyton Manning won his seventh NFL 101 Award on Saturday night as AFC offensive player of the year.
The Denver quarterback came back from a neck injury and transitioned to a new team, and had one of his best seasons. He led the Broncos to a 13-3 season and threw for 4,659 yards and 37 touchdowns.
Manning said receiving the award meant a little more to him this year.
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