Everyone knows the elite quarterbacks in the NFL. Tom Brady, Drew Brees, Peyton Manning and Aaron Rodgers top the list, and Eli Manning has joined them with another Super Bowl victory. Very few NFL fans, if any, debate those names in the NFL's upper echelon.
What about the next crop? Joe Flacco and Matt Ryan exploded out of the gate as rookies but had some lean years before this season's ascent.
Check out my thoughts on the next level of NFL quarterbacks in the video above, and leave me your thoughts in the comments below.