Quarterbacks in the NFL are under enormous amounts of pressure week in and week out. These men play arguably the most important position in all of America's Game.
Every team's QB needs to be able to lift his team up on his shoulders and be "the guy" on the field and in the locker room.
With the kind of responsibility that comes with this position at this level of the game, it's no wonder why these guys get the big money.
Also with that kind of responsibility, they must stay competitive to remain at the same great level of play every week.
Every game, every player has something to prove. Whether it be dominance or simply the worthiness of being on an NFL roster.
The stakes are much higher for quarterbacks.
Here are 10 NFL starting quarterbacks and what they have to prove to not only themselves or their fanbases, but to the entire NFL.