Fantasy Football 2012: 8 Quarterbacks Who Could Shine with More Weapons

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Fantasy Football 2012: 8 Quarterbacks Who Could Shine with More Weapons
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Some quarterbacks make their teammates look better.

Take, for example, Peyton Manning.

With him in 2010, the Colts went 10-6 and made the playoffs. Manning threw for 4,700 yards, 33 touchdowns and 17 interceptions.

Without him in 2011, the Colts went 2-14. And despite having essentially the same offensive weapons as in 2010, Manning's replacements threw for a combined 2,742 yards, 12 touchdowns and 13 interceptions.

Or consider Tom Brady.

With Randy Moss, Brady threw for 4,398 yards, 28 touchdowns and 13 interceptions in 2009.

With a receiving corps that featured a mediocre Deion Branch and an even worse Troy Brown, Brady still threw for 4,110 yards, 26 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 2005. Who needs Randy Moss?

Peyton Manning and Tom Brady are elite. They could probably make you look like an All-Pro.

At the opposite end of the spectrum are quarterbacks who stink up the fantasy landscape despite having offensive weapons.

Guys like Mark Sanchez, a fantasy dud despite having receivers Santonio Holmes and Plaxico Burress. Or Joe Flacco, another fantasy dud despite having Anquan Boldin, Ray Rice and Torrey Smith.

Then there are quarterbacks who could excel if given more weapons.

These are the guys the savvy fantasy football owner will follow closely this offseason because if these guys get bullets in their guns, they could truly shine.

So who are these guys?

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