Power Ranking the NFC West's Most Clutch Quarterbacks

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Power Ranking the NFC West's Most Clutch Quarterbacks
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Where does Alex Smith rank among the most clutch quarterbacks in the NFC West?

While sifting through quarterback statistics, I stumbled upon some interesting numbers regarding how each NFC West signal-caller closed out games in 2011.

At first, we will look at every stat individually and then rank the players in order of the best performers per stat. Then I will provide a final ranking at the end to determine which gunslinger was the best in late-game situations.

It is important to start a game well, but how you finish that game is oftentimes more crucial.

Where does your team’s quarterback rank among his division-rivals? Follow along as we sort this out.

–Notes: Statistics provided are for fourth-quarter and overtime periods only. Both Arizona quarterbacks are included, as both played significant time last season.

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