The NFL is in the golden era of quarterbacks, whether it's because of the league's self-made rules or due to players like Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers being at the top of their game. Many unsuspected players, like rookie Cam Newton, are off to great starts despite playing elite defenses.
It's difficult to pick out the cream of the crop as so many throwers are on pace for record seasons. All fans have his or her way to tell who's better than the next guy as far as evaluating quarterbacks, but these statistics are often overlooked.
Here's how breaking down quarterbacks through the stat sheet should go when watching the games isn't an option.