With each week of the NFL season that passes, the importance of the quarterback position becomes clearer and clearer. This was especially true in Week 12 where we saw numerous teams greatly affected by the play of their quarterbacks.
For example, neither the Kansas City Chiefs nor Arizona Cardinals will ever be competitive with Brady Quinn or Ryan Lindley under center. And let's not even talk about Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers. I'm not sure the loss of a quarterback has ever had such a negative effect on a team before the Steelers lost Roethlisberger.
There are some new names on our rankings, and numerous quarterbacks have made moves up and down to their play in Week 12. Let's get into our updated quarterback rankings after Week 12.