While solid quarterback play is certainly critical during the regular season, its importance becomes amplified exponentially once the tournament begins.
Can a quarterback win on the road in a hostile environment? Has the quarterback played in the postseason before and had success? Is the quarterback supremely clutch, capable of leading a team from behind in the fourth quarter?
These are all factors to consider when determining the trust level in the eight quarterbacks on wild-card weekend.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year in the NFL. We’re on the precipice of the postseason. It’s time for quarterbacks to step up to the plate and define their legacies.
With that in mind, here is my trust level for the eight quarterbacks this weekend: